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APRA’s Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA) Credential 

The Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA) credential is awarded to members who:

      1. Have at least 5 years full-time experience doing reserve studies.
      2. Provide a list of 50 site inspection reserve studies performed.
      3. Provide a sample reserve study that adheres to APRA Standards of Practice, and
      4. Have professional and/or educational experience relating to reserve study practice.
      5. Earn 8 hours of continuing education annually.

    APRA’s Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA) credential is earned through a rigorous process which includes demonstrated experience and adherence to APRA Standards.

    PRA Designation Process:
    1. Click "Apply Now" and follow the prompts. You must pay the fees before moving on to step 2.
        • If your company is not a member company of APRA, you must register your company here first.
        • In the event your PRA request is denied, you will be refunded the membership cost minus the application fee of $50.

    2. Complete PRA designation application found here and send to Please make sure the following attachments are included:
        • A list of 50 Reserve Studies based on visual onsite observation that you have completed or were prepared under your supervision
        • A sample work report, consisting of the individual's actual work, not just a generic sample study (review the Sample Reserve Study Checklist here).
        • Appropriate field experience or college education
        • Three client references

    3. Applications will go to the Application Review Committee for approval

    4. If approved, you will be sent a welcome package that includes a welcome letter, Continuing Education information, and a certified PRA seal. If denied, you will be given a reason for the denial and can reapply for the designation once the reasons for denial are satisfied.

    Apply Now!

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