Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is

123ce was founded in 1984 as American Academy of Independent Studies (AAIS) to serve the training needs of the food service industry by providing courses needed for professional certification or certification renewal through independent (correspondence) study. This means that you can study at home, when and where it suits you. Because it is so convenient and cost-effective, independent study has been used successfully by millions of people all over the world. You save time and money with 123ce, and receive training that is professional, complete, and career-oriented!

How can I be sure 123ce provides quality educational services? courses have been reviewed and approved by the education department of the American Culinary Federation, the Association for Legal Professionals, and the National Association of Legal Assistants. So you can enroll with confidence, knowing that your certification is industry-approved.

How long does it take to complete a course?

123ce’s courses are built to serve your individual needs. Set your own schedule and move at your own pace. We allow six months for most of our courses. Students enrolled in any of the 50-hour Business CE Courses have (1) year to complete their studies.


What is a 123ce course like?

Courses are designed by professionals for professionals. These industry specialists are experts when it comes to providing you with the information you need in a convenient, easy-to-use format. Your exclusive 123ce Learning Guide will lead you through your course in an organized and engaging manner. Each course consists of one to four multiple choice exams. If you have questions as you work through the course or prepare to take an exam, you can get help by phone, e-mail, or fax.

What are some of the other advantages to training with 123ce?

First, and perhaps foremost, is convenience. 123ce’s courses are built to serve your individual needs. You can start anytime, set your own schedule and move at your own pace. Our dedicated staff provides student assistance that is second to none. In addition, 123ce courses are cost-effective, everything you need to complete your course is included- study materials, exam evaluation services, and your Certificate of Completion.


Do I need prior training or experience to enroll in 123ce?

While it would be helpful to have your high school diploma, it is not a requirement to enroll in any of our courses. If you are proficient in English, have basic math skills and are willing to spend a few hours a week on your lessons, you should be able to successfully complete any 123ce course.


How do I get started?

There are several different ways…you can enroll online today by clicking here, or you can enroll by phone @ 800.830.5142.