Compliance Education

Compliance Education Overview

Compliance is at the forefront of auto finance management. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau requires that finance companies have a comprehensive Compliance Management System (CMS). The most critical part of a CMS is an educated workforce. The National Automotive Finance (NAF) Association is committed to providing comprehensive compliance education to the auto financing industry.

Front-Line Certificate Programs

The NAF Association offers five online compliance training programs to help member companies train their front-line staff. These programs are targeted online learning modules addressing the laws and regulations that most closely apply to a particular functional area.


Compliance Professional Certification

The Certification Program provides the compliance professional with a solid working knowledge of the federal laws and regulations that govern consumer credit and a representative overview of state consumer credit law.


Compliance Roundtable Program

The Compliance Roundtable Program provides a peer-to-peer learning environment with fellow members, who hold similar positions, and deal with similar challenges. It offers a forum where participants can collaborate to solve problems together, and — with access to a group-sponsored List Serve — remain in contact between meetings. For many finance companies, the benefits of this type of alliance can have a dramatic effect on reducing legal compliance costs.



Recertification is the process of renewing one’s certification status. To maintain your certification you must be prepared to continue to learn, grow and increase your knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations that govern consumer credit including changes in the law and developments in the regulatory environment.


Note: Learning plans are immediately accessible through the NAF Association Member Compass* account once purchased. 
*Click "Join" at the top of this page to create your individual account.