Education

At the NPA, we know that keeping our member pawnbrokers informed, educated and compliant is essential. Our goal is to provide educational resources and training tools that will help NPA member pawnbrokers run smarter, more efficient and more profitable businesses each and every day. 

We will be continuing to develop and enhance this area in 2020. Listed below you will find resources currently available to you through the NPA.

Pawn Training Modules focused in the areas of: 

Round Table Sessions

Every NPA pawnbroker brings knowledge, know-how and expertise to this organization. These face to face sessions typically held at industry events give our pawnbrokers a unique opportunity to voice opinions, share insight and learn from other highly skilled professionals in the pawn industry. These are sessions you do not want to miss!

Compliance Training Options Through NPA Industry Partners:

RMF Consulting Group
www.checkconsultants.com

The Consultants
www.theconsultants.us

Diamond/Gem Certification Options Through NPA Industry Partners:

GIA – Gemological Institute Of America | All About Gemstones
https://www.gia.edu/

Education Offered Though Industry Partner Associations:

MJSA – Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America
https://mjsa.org/career_resources/mjsa_beajeweler_initiative

NSSF – National Shooting Sports Foundation
https://projectchildsafe.org/

NAWCC – National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
https://nawcc.org/index.php/main-education

Members Only Portal

The NPA Members Only Portal contains a large library of member resources and educational articles, including:

    • By Pawnbrokers for Pawnbrokers
    • Compliance
    • FFL Firearms
    • Industry Partner Articles
    • National Pawnbroker Magazine Archive
    • Confiscations & Seizures
    • Human Resources
    • Security
    • NPA Insider Email Archive
    • Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
    • Store Operations
    • Product Knowledge
    • Past Pawn Expo Seminar Handouts