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 2021-22. Listed below you will find resources currently available to you through the NPA.
Pawn Training Modules focused in the areas of:
New! Pawnbroker Peer Groups
As a valued member of the NPA community, you are part of a qualified network of pawnbrokers facing the same challenges and striving to achieve the same “wins” daily. Click here to request to join a Pawnbroker Peer Group.
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:
Diamond/Gem Certification Options Through NPA Industry Partners:
GIA – Gemological Institute Of America | All About Gemstones
Education Offered Though Industry Partner Associations:
MJSA – Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America
NSSF – National Shooting Sports Foundation
NAWCC – National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
Members Only Portal
The NPA Members Only Portal contains a large library of member resources and educational articles, including:
- By Pawnbrokers for Pawnbrokers
- FFL Firearms
- Industry Partner Articles
- National Pawnbroker Magazine Archive
- Confiscations & Seizures
- Human Resources
- NPA Insider Email Archive
- Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
- Store Operations
- Product Knowledge
- Past Pawn Expo Seminar Handouts