Certification: Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA)

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The Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) credential is conferred by ASPPA to retirement plan professionals who work primarily with 401(k) plans. Applicants for the QKA credentials come from various professional disciplines. They typically assist employers and consultants with the record keeping, non-discrimination testing and administrative aspects of 401(k) and related plans.<br>A minimum of two years experience in pension related matters is required along with completion of ASPPA's QKA examination series to be a candidate for this credential.

Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 2 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.