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  • NASMM'S Senior Move Manager-Certified (SMM-C) is the ONLY certification program designed exclusively for Senior Move Managers.
  • The SMM-C is the only credential based upon both knowledge and experience.
  • Additionally, the SMM-C is the only certification program for Senior Move Mangers offered by a professional, non-profit trade association.


  • Professional certification serves as a mark of professional achievement.
  • In a market requiring skilled professionals, certification distinguishes you from your competition, providing you with market advantage.
  • Certification exemplifies an expanded knowledge of essential operation and client service issues unique to Senior Move Management.
  • Certification provides an extra measure of credibility and authority both within and outside the profession.
  • Certification demonstrates to your clients and referral sources you are committed to professional development.

The SMM-C combines the successful completion of nine (9) rigorous, competency-based courses from NASMM and our exclusive training partner, eSMMART.

SMM-C Knowledge Requirements:

Four (4) NASMM Cornerstone Courses:

  • Safety
  • Ethics & Accountability 2015
  • The Moving Industry 101
  • Contracts and Liability

Five (5) eSMMART Courses:

  • Aging in Place
  • Behind Closed Doors: Getting a Handle on Hoarding
  • Dementia and Cognitive Disorders
  • Memory and Forgettery
  • Communication Matters

SMM-C Experience Requirements:

  • Proof of forty (40) invoiced Senior Move Management projects. Upon purchasing the SMM-C application, you will be provided access to an Excel spreadsheet which requires you to document the following:
    • Project Start Date
    • Project End Date
    • Customer Last Name
    • Job Location Zip
    • Total Hours
    • Services Provided (must include at least two of the following:
      • Space Planning
      • Sorting/Downsizing
      • Packing
      • Arranging for Disposition of Possessions
      • Move Management
      • Aging in Place Services
      • Resettling New Home

SMM-C Fees:

  • Application Fee:
    • NASMM Member: $399 (3-year certification)
    • Non-Member: $699 (3-year certification)



Cornerstone Course Fees:

  • NASMM Members: $69 per course or $189 for the 4-course bundle (There is no charge for the Ethics 2015 course, whether purchased individually or as part of the bundle option.)
  • Non Members: $169 per course - no bundled option



eSMMART Course Fees:

  • NASMM Members: $29 per course or $145 for the 5-course bundle
  • Non Members: $99 per course

To receive the NASMM member discounted bundle price of $295, please visit the Education and Mentoring section of My NASMM and click on Certification. The discount code is located at the bottom of the page, under the eSMMART pricing information.