For the agencies that don’t appear on the drop-down list of certifications / trainings, I include that information down below in the other information about myself.
For the agencies that appear in the drop-down list but have come back as not verified or agency unavailable, I have left them on my profile and I have proof that I’ve attained the license or certification. I’ve tried several times to have them verified. It has helped slightly to contact IDEA and find out whether the issue is at IDEA or at the verifying agency itself.
Most definitely. I had several things on my profile that took some time to get verified. But I just kept trying to get them verified. Eventually they all did get verified, not sure how or why.
But several people have contacted me through the fitness connect system. None of them mentioned the “unverified” status certifications. I actually asked the ones that have become clients if that was a worry for them. All said “no”, they assumed it was some sort of IDEA issue, not that the certs weren’t valid.