Certified Education Programs

AFOA Canada offers two professional designations to meet the needs of Aboriginal communities across Canada.  For more information on these programs, click on one of the links below.

Certified Aboriginal Financial Management (CAFM)

  • A CAFM is a Certified Aboriginal Financial Management professional whose skills and knowledge are based and tested against professional standards:
    1) Competency Standards;
    2) Standards of Ethical Conduct; and
    3) Certification Standards.
  • A CAFM is an outstanding financial manager who provides leadership and valuable advice on financial and management operations.
  • A CAFM sets the standard for his/her profession – they raise the bar in professionalism.
  • A CAFM forms the backbone of Aboriginal government administration
  • CAFMs are key decision-makers and leaders in their organizations/communities.

For more information click HERE

Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA)

Contact: Patricia Debassige, Acting Manager, Education & Membership, 1-866-722-2362

This 18 day Program is delivered in six three-day sessions. Being assigned to one CAPA group for the Program, participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive and participatory sessions with others working in similar environments.


Cohort 7

Vancouver, BC

Venue  TBD
Session 1 April 27 to 29, 2018
Session 2 July 6 to 8, 2018
Session 3 November 2 to 4, 2018
Session 4 January 18 to 20, 2019
Session 5 April 12 to 14, 2019
Session 6 July 19 to 21, 2019

CLICK HERE for full details on the CAPA In-Person Program or call AFOA Canada toll-free at 1-866-722-2362.