SLAA is very proud of our members that have completed one or more of these courses. Congratulations to each of you! – View SLAA Designates

SLAA hosts the Certified Apartment Managers Course twice per year (spring and fall). 

Our spring class begins on February 19, 2019, concluding on March 7, 2019.

Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm in the SLAA office.  If you are interested in registering for this course,  please email the SLAA office at to discuss the course requirements.  

Earning your CAM credential allows you to demonstrate your skills, knowledge, and ability to manage an apartment community and achieve owners’ investment goals.

SLAA will be offering the Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designate course on 5 consecutive Wednesdays – beginning July 19 from 1 – 6:00 pm in the SLAA Office.
Attending each class is mandatory.

Earn your Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor designation to enhance your leadership skills, better interpret property results and track progress toward property or portfolio objectives.  Whether you are a new or experienced portfolio supervisor, enhance your knowledge and on-the-job performance. 

If you are interested, meet the necessary requirements, and most importantly, your schedule permits, please call the SLAA office at 314-205-8844, no later than Monday, July 10th.

To obtain a CAPS designation you must: have worked as a multi-site supervisor for 24 months or be a CAM, ARM or RAM designate in good standing with 24 months of management experience; successfully complete the five courses listed below (which total 20 25  hours); and, meet all examination requirements, within 24 months of declaring your candidacy for CAPS.

To maintain a CAPS designation you must: pay annual renewal dues of $100.00; and, beginning at your second renewal, report six Continuing Education Credits (CECs) earned during the preceding year.

The fee is $650.00 for members, $900.00 for nonmembers.

2017 CAPS Info

SLAA will be hosting the National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) on November 8 & 9,  from 8:30 – 5:00 each day.  Lunch will be provided each day as well. 

Leasing professionals are the first people prospective residents meet, and often their only gauge of the property staff.  This course is designed to teach these professionals skills to help them become top producers.

Learning objectives:
~ Bringing in New Residents: Be Prepared
~ Marketing & Maintaining Your Community
~ Why Your Competition Matters
~ Relevant Laws & How to Apply Them
~ The Sales Process & Building Relationships
~ Effectively Meeting the Needs of Current Residents
~ The Market Survey

$400.00/SLAA Member
$100.00 deposit required to hold your seat
Payment in advance is required

If any of your staff members are interested in taking this course, please call the SLAA office at 314-205-8844.

Registration deadline – Friday, October 20th.

2017 NALP Information

The St. Louis Apartment Association (SLAA) and BG Multifamily are partnering with Ranken Technical College to offer the Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) designation course.

Build your skills and advance!  Earning your CAMT validates your knowledge, enhances your reputation and credibility, boosts your confidence, and earns you respect.  Call the SLAA office at 314-205-8844 for more details or download the attached course overview document.

Classes will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, beginning on September 5, from 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm each evening.  The course will conclude on or around October 12th. 

Ranken Technical College
4431 Finney Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63113

$800.00/per student
(includes 10 classes, student books and exam)
Payment plan is available. 

Deadline to register is July 15th, 2017

The CAMT program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

CAMT Course Overview

The Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) course is offered in the spring and fall, in conjunction with the CAM course (spring & fall).  You must have worked in the apartment industry for at least 12 months; successfully complete required courses (which total 26 hours) and one elective course.  The cost is $225.00.  Please call the SLAA office at (314) 205-for more details. 

CAS Course Overview

Earning CAS allows you to network with your peers from other companies, learn about the benefits and activities your local apartment association offers and engage in apartment association meetings and events. The course is an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by apartment-manager customers.