Professional Organizing

UCPO™ Certification

Unlock Your Organizing Skills
and Achieve Professional Organizing Certification

Unlock Your Organizing Skills
and Achieve Professional Organizing Certification

Become UCPO™ Certified

And Start Organizing For Clients In As Little As 30 Days!

Professional Organizing is a growing industry across Canada, and our professional organizing course is designed to equip you with the skills needed in this field. Many people choose to hire a Professional Organizer for a variety of reasons. Whether it is organizing, downsizing, clearing excess clutter, or perhaps moving into a new home, the need for a Certified Professional Organizer with a recognized professional organizing certification is in high demand. 

When individuals feel overwhelmed by their clutter and don’t know where to start, that’s where you, trained in professional organizing, come in! Professional Organizers can help organize any physical or digital space. They assist their clients in getting organized and maintaining that organization for life.

Professional Organizing offers an excellent business opportunity available everywhere in Canada. Whether you’re in Toronto, Red Deer or Regina, it presents a perfect part-time or full-time opportunity.

We specialize in training and certifying Professional Organizers across Canada.

  • Professional Organizing is a growing industry across Canada, and our professional organizing course is designed to equip you with the skills needed in this field.

  • Many people choose to hire a Professional Organizer for a variety of reasons.

  • Whether it is organizing, downsizing, clearing excess clutter, or perhaps moving into a new home, the need for a Certified Professional Organizer with a recognized professional organizing certification is in high demand.

  • When individuals feel overwhelmed by their clutter and don’t know where to start, that’s where you, trained in professional organizing, come in!

  • Professional Organizers can help organize any physical, mental or digital space.

  • Professional Organizing offers an excellent business opportunity available everywhere in Canada.

  • Whether you’re in Toronto, Regina, Burnaby or Red Deer, it presents a perfect part-time or full-time opportunity.

  • We specialize in training and certifying Professional Organizers across Canada.

UCPO™ Professional Organizer Certification Course

Our Professional Organizing course is uniquely tailored to provide comprehensive training in professional organizing.

This all-in-one Organizing, Downsizing, and Business course offers an industry-leading professional organizer certification. This professional organizing certification ensures you are well-equipped to serve clients wherever you go.

You’ll master the essential skills and tools needed to become a confident, competent Professional Organizer, whether you choose the Live OnlineVideo Recording of Online Course or home-study course option, tailored for those aspiring to excel in professional organizing.

Benefit from our World-Class Lifetime Support to assist you in following your organizing passion and launching your successful career.

Eileen Taylor, Greg Taylor, Darcy Speed, UCPO™, and the entire Ultimate Academy® team will provide personalized mentoring. This guidance will not only be educational and powerful for your professional organizing endeavors but will also prove invaluable in any entrepreneurial venture you undertake.

Are you ready to channel your passion for organizing into a thriving career?

Our Professional Organizing course is uniquely tailored to provide comprehensive training in professional organizing.

This all-in-one Organizing, Downsizing, and Business course offers an industry-leading professional organizer certification. This professional organizing certification ensures you are well-equipped to serve clients wherever you go.

You’ll master the essential skills and tools needed to become a confident, competent Professional Organizer, whether you choose the Live OnlineVideo Recording of Online Course or home-study course option, tailored for those aspiring to excel in professional organizing.

Benefit from our World-Class Lifetime Support to assist you in following your organizing passion and launching your successful career.

Eileen Taylor, Greg Taylor, Darcy Speed, UCPO™, and the entire Ultimate Academy® team will provide personalized mentoring. This guidance will not only be educational and powerful for your professional organizing endeavors but will also prove invaluable in any entrepreneurial venture you undertake.

Are you ready to channel your passion for organizing into a thriving career?

Premium Professional Organizing Certification

Graduating from Ultimate Academy® and becoming a UCPO™ alumni member is your first step on how to become a certified professional organizer. As a member, you gain access to The Ultimate Academy® Association, which provides ongoing support and collaboration as you navigate your role in the professional organizing field. 

By undertaking this professional organizing course, you earn a professional organizing certification that underscores your expertise in the organizing and productivity industry. 

This designation not only highlights your comprehensive training but also emphasizes your dedication to continuous learning and your commitment to delivering the highest quality service possible.

To achieve certification, there is no minimum number of practical hours you need to complete. This Professional Organizing course is designed to focus on the quality of your learning experience rather than the quantity of hours.

Unlock Your Organizing Skills
and Achieve Professional Organizing Certification

Unlock Your Organizing Skills
and Achieve Professional Organizing Certification

Two Ways to Earn the Certification

Live online course

Join From Anywhere

Course hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST.

The live virtual online experience is perfect for those who are able to join a scheduled course during our live class hours, from Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST.

If you are unable to attend all or part of the day, you can watch a pre-recorded version of the class so you are up to speed! 

Easy-to-Use

This easy-to-use online classroom is broadcasted using Zoom. You can participate from the comfort of your own home; all you need to start learning is a computer, tablet, or phone.

Plus, if you need any assistance connecting to Zoom, our friendly team is at the ready ensuring you a stress-free and effortless online experience. 

Interactive & Engaging

You will have the opportunity to interact with the instructors and fellow learners by asking questions and engaging in class discussion.

Our instruction style is interactive, engaging and motivational. You will learn all you need to know from industry experts.

Small Class Sizes

One of the benefits of our live online class is that we offer small intimate class sizes with 4 to 6 students per class for an interactive learning experience.

All live online classes include access to the video recording of the online class. 

Upon completion of the course material and course work, you will receive the UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™ certification in recognition of your achievement.

On-Demand Video Recording

Watch Instructional Recordings 

These informative recordings are delivered by industry experts. Our instruction style is interactive, engaging and motivational.

This option provides immediate access to course materials and video recordings, offering the same comprehensive content as the live virtual sessions. It allows you to learn from the instructor at your own pace and schedule.

No Time Limit

There is no time limit, and you can take as long as you wish to watch the recordings of the Professional Organizing course.

With no deadlines to meet, you can start the materials and exercises as soon as you are ready, tailoring your learning schedule to fit your needs perfectly.

Work at Your Own Pace

You’ll progress through the course at your pace, engaging with quizzes and exercises designed to deepen your understanding of significant industry concepts. 

Each quiz and exercise is accompanied by detailed explanations in the recordings, providing you with valuable insights for each solution.

Moreover, you’re encouraged to submit your work for personalized feedback to enhance your learning experience.

Contact Us Whenever

At Ultimate Academy®, we offer live and on-demand learning with continuous personalized mentoring to ensure you feel connected and engaged. 

We are just a call, click or text away. 

Upon completion of the course material and course work, you will receive the UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™ certification in recognition of your achievement.

Two Options For Manuals

Hard-Copy Manuals

With our hard-copy manual option, the manuals will be shipped via FedEx right to your door to utilize during your course.

Our 930+ page, multi-volume manual set and business workbook, will be your key resources both during and after the course.

These manuals are extremely detailed and visual, with many pictures and examples, so feel free to make notes and highlight key sections for your ongoing reference.

Online Manuals

Our online manual option is ideal for all students.

The online manual is exactly the same 930+ page
multi volume manual and workbook as the hard-copy version.

This option is eco-friendly and easy to use, and is accessible through a computer, laptop or smartphone.

I've Taken My Fair Share of Courses, But Nothing Compares
To The Quality and Value Provided Here

More Valuable Than My Graduate Level Program

This Course Was Beyond My Expectations

I've Taken my Fair Share of Courses, but Nothing Compares
to the Quality and Value Provided Here

More Value Than
My Graduate Level Program

This Course Was
Beyond My Expectations

New to Zoom?

Zoom is easy to use and easy to connect with. We send you a link; just click on the link, and you’re in! All you need is a phone, tablet, or laptop. 

Should you require help with Zoom, our approachable team is prepared to ensure your online experience is seamless and hassle-free.

New to Zoom?

Zoom is easy to use and easy to connect with. We send you a link; just click on the link, and you’re in! All you need is a phone, tablet, or laptop. 

Should you require help with Zoom, our approachable team is prepared to ensure your online experience is seamless and hassle-free.

I Loved the Option to Listen to a Previous "Live" Course!

Having a Step-by-Step Guide Makes Me Feel Prepared

I Loved the Option to Listen to a Previous "Live" Course!

Having a Step-by-Step Guide Makes Me Feel Prepared

No Minimum Practical Hours Required For Certification

Get Certified Right Away! Embark on your certification journey without the stress of accumulating numerous practical hours.

This program is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills, emphasizing a straightforward path to certification.

Here, we value your time and dedication, understanding that practical experience comes in various forms.

No Minimum Practical Hours Required For Certification

Get Certified Right Away! 

Embark on your certification journey without the stress of accumulating numerous practical hours. 

This program is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and skills, emphasizing a straightforward path to certification. 

Here, we value your time and dedication, understanding that practical experience comes in various forms.

Professional Organizing Course Details

Introduction to Professional Organizing

Dive deep into the fundamentals and history of the Professional Organizing Industry. Understand why Professional Organizing has witnessed such explosive growth and demand, and uncover insights on how to become a professional organizer.

Professional Organizing Services

Gain expertise in how to professionally offer both In-Person and Virtual Consultations, Guided Organizing™, and Full-Service Decluttering and organizing projects. Our program will empower you with the knowledge of how to start an organizing business and equip you to provide a comprehensive suite of services. Choose to generalize or specialize based on your passion and clientele’s needs.

The Ultimate Professional Organizer™ System

Master our tried-and-true organizing method, embraced by all certified professional organizer graduates of Ultimate Academy®. This proven system guarantees consistent and exceptional outcomes. Organize any space and leverage our system to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency.

Executing A Professional Organizing Project

Receive a step-by-step guide on flawlessly executing any organizing project. From preparing the essential materials to presenting yourself with utmost professionalism, we’ve got you covered.

The Business Of Professional Organizing

Whether you’re familiar with business operations or are venturing into entrepreneurship for the first time, our comprehensive guide offers everything you need. Learn the nuances of managing a Professional Organizing business: branding, pricing, invoicing, bookkeeping, and more. Moreover, gain insights into how to become a certified professional organizer to further enhance your credibility.

Developing Relationships & Securing Business

Marketing oneself is crucial in the organizing business. You will be armed with strategies to promote yourself and your business effectively. Discover methods to introduce your new venture, acquire clients, foster consistent engagement, and boost repeat business and referrals.

Our step-by-step action plan is designed to catapult your career in the Professional Organizing industry, ensuring you become a renowned expert as swiftly as possible.

Employment Opportunities

Launch Your Professional Organizing Career Without Starting Your Own Business

At Ultimate Academy®, we provide comprehensive training to set you up for success in this rewarding field. And the best part? You don't have to start your own business to thrive as a professional organizer.

Work for Established Professional Organizers and Their Companies!

Many graduates of Ultimate Academy® find fulfilling careers working for established professional organizers and companies that specialize in organizing services.

In fact, many fellow Ultimate Academy® graduates hire UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizers™ to join their team or to assist with organizing projects - this is a great opportunity for new graduates!

By joining an existing team or working for an organization, you can:

Gain Valuable Experience: Learn from seasoned professionals and hone your skills without the pressures of running a business.

Enjoy Job Security: Benefit from the stability and support of working within an established organization.

Focus on Your Passion: Concentrate on what you love most—organizing and helping clients—while leaving business operations to others.

Expand Your Network: Build connections with industry professionals and clients, opening doors to future opportunities.

Once you're certified, you can gain employment and can enjoy professional organizer rates.

Whether you're looking to join an existing organizing business or eventually start your own, the skills and knowledge you gain at Ultimate Academy® will be your key to success.

Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in professional organizing with Ultimate Academy® and discover the many opportunities that await you without the need to start your own business!
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Employment Opportunities

Launch Your Professional Organizing Career Without Starting Your Own Business

At Ultimate Academy®, we provide comprehensive training to set you up for success in this rewarding field. And the best part? You don't have to start your own business to thrive as a professional organizer.

Work for Established Professional Organizers and Their Companies!

Many graduates of Ultimate Academy® find fulfilling careers working for established professional organizers and companies that specialize in organizing services.

In fact, many fellow Ultimate Academy® graduates hire UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizers™ to join their team or to assist with organizing projects - this is a great opportunity for new graduates!

By joining an existing team or working for an organization, you can:

Gain Valuable Experience: Learn from seasoned professionals and hone your skills without the pressures of running a business.

Enjoy Job Security: Benefit from the stability and support of working within an established organization.

Focus on Your Passion: Concentrate on what you love most—organizing and helping clients—while leaving business operations to others.

Expand Your Network: Build connections with industry professionals and clients, opening doors to future opportunities.

Once you're certified, you can gain employment and can enjoy professional organizer rates.

Whether you're looking to join an existing organizing business or eventually start your own, the skills and knowledge you gain at Ultimate Academy® will be your key to success.

Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in professional organizing with Ultimate Academy® and discover the many opportunities that await you without the need to start your own business!

Who Hires Professional Organizers?

The Opportunities Beyond Starting Your Own Business

Professional Organizing Companies

  • Roles: Professional Organizer, Professional Organizer Assistant

  • Responsibilities: Organizing spaces for clients, creating efficient and inviting environments, providing consultations, developing customized organizational solutions

  • Where to Look: Ultimate Academy® Alumni group, professional organizing job boards, direct inquiries to organizing companies

Healthcare Facilities

  • Roles: Medical Office Organizer, Administrative Coordinator

  • Responsibilities: Manage patient records, medical supplies, office space

  • Where to Look: Health eCareers, direct inquiries to hospitals or clinics

Corporate Offices And Businesses

  • Roles: Office Organizer, Productivity Consultant

  • Responsibilities: Streamline office spaces, improve workflow, enhance productivity

  • Where to Look: Job boards like Indeed, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, corporate networking events

Real Estate Agencies

  • Roles: Home Stager, Move Management Specialist

  • Responsibilities: Prepare homes for sale, assist with packing and moving

  • Where to Look: Network with real estate agents, real estate job boards

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Roles: Volunteer Coordinator, Resource Manager

  • Responsibilities: Organize volunteer activities, manage resources

  • Where to Look: Non-profit job boards like Idealist.org, industry events

Homeowners and Busy Families

  • Roles: Personal Assistant

  • Responsibilities: Declutter, set up storage systems, manage household tasks

  • Where to Look: Local community boards, websites like Nextdoor, community groups

Interested in Becoming a Certified Professional Organizer?

These are some questions we get asked often:

A professional organizer is an individual who helps others achieve order and efficiency in various aspects of their personal and professional lives.

These experts provide services that range from decluttering living spaces to implementing effective filing systems, designing functional storage solutions, and advising on time management strategies.

Their role is to simplify the daily routines of their clients by creating structured, stress-free environments where everything has a place, and time is optimized for productivity.

Professional organizers bring a wealth of knowledge to each project, often employing principles of interior design, psychology, and ergonomics to create systems tailored to an individual’s habits and preferences. This customization ensures that the organization systems are sustainable and that clients can maintain the order on their own.

Some organizers may offer general services, tackling a variety of organizational tasks, while others may focus their expertise on specific areas, such as residential homes, corporate offices, or specialized spaces like garages, attics, or storage units.

Within a home, professional organizers can transform chaotic kitchens, overrun playrooms, or disordered home offices into spaces that are both aesthetically pleasing and functionally sound.

In the corporate setting, they might streamline workflows by optimizing physical workspaces or creating digital organization systems that improve productivity.

Additionally, professional organizers can manage large-scale projects, such as coordinating the logistics of a move, including packing, unpacking, and setting up a new residence or office.

They often work with individuals during transitional phases, such as downsizing for retirement or preparing for a new family member, where organizational changes are necessary.

Professional organizer training can help you pursue your passion for organizing and entrepreneurship in a streamlined and effective way. 

By completing a professional organizer certification course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the organizing industry and learn how to narrow your focus to a specific specialty.  

You’ll learn to specialize in areas where your passion meets purpose, becoming an expert in:

  • Residential Decluttering: Helping homeowners find peace and functionality in their living spaces.
  • Office Organization: Enabling businesses to optimize their workflow through organized systems.
  • Eco-Organizing: Assisting clients in reducing their footprint with sustainable organizing solutions.
  • Life Transition Organizing: Supporting individuals in managing the physical and emotional aspects of life’s transitions, such as downsizing for retirement or reorganizing after a loss.

Courses like those offered by Ultimate Academy® cover a wide range of topics, including: 

  • Controlling clutter.
  • Developing filing systems.
  • Space planning.
  • Storage design.
  • Time management.

In addition, you will also learn:

  • Business and marketing training.
  • Crafting marketing scripts and messages.
  • Facilitating a follow-up plan.
  • Facilitating a marketing plan.
  • Using a pricing matrix.
  • And much more!

By completing a professional organizer training program, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue your passion for professional organizing and entrepreneurship.

Embarking on a career as a professional organizer can be both exciting and fulfilling, especially for those who have a natural inclination towards order and structure. However, even if you’re not starting with all the necessary skills fully developed, professional organizing training is a valuable resource that can equip you with the expertise needed for success in this field. Here’s a more detailed look at the essential skills for a professional organizer and how training programs can help you to develop them:

Organizational Skills: Not everyone has innate organizational skills, but through training, you can learn techniques to declutter, categorize, and systematize effectively. Training courses provide step-by-step methods to tackle various organizing challenges.

Problem-Solving Abilities: While you may not start with strong problem-solving skills, professional training can help you learn how to analyze organizational issues and brainstorm solutions.

Attention to Detail: Precision is a skill that can be improved with practice. Training programs can teach you how to pay close attention to the nuances of organizing, ensuring you don’t miss the small details that make systems work.

Interpersonal Skills: Effective communication and understanding of human behavior can be greatly improved through role-playing exercises and client-interaction simulations that many training programs offer.

Time Management: This is another skill that can be mastered with the right tools and techniques. Time management workshops and sessions can show you how to prioritize tasks and manage workloads more efficiently.

Adaptability and Flexibility: Being adaptable is key in organizing, and it’s a trait that can be fostered. Training helps you prepare for a range of scenarios, teaching you how to remain flexible and creative in your solutions.

Project Management Skills: Good project management isn’t just for those with natural leadership abilities. Training programs can teach you the fundamentals of managing projects from start to finish.

Confidentiality: Understanding the importance of discretion can be taught, and training often covers the ethical aspects of handling sensitive client information.

Business Acumen: Even if you don’t have a background in business, organizing training courses often include modules on how to set up and run your own business effectively, covering the necessary marketing, financial, and operational skills.

Physical Stamina: While physical endurance may seem inherent, it can also be improved with proper techniques and tools. Training can offer ergonomic strategies to help you work smarter, not harder.

Remember, the journey to becoming a professional organizer doesn’t require perfection from the start. Professional organizing training is there to bridge the gap between your current abilities and the skill set you need. By offering a comprehensive curriculum, such training ensures you are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of organizing spaces and can offer high-quality services to your future clients.

As a professional organizer, you can offer a broad range of services tailored to the needs of your clients. Your specialties and services can cater to various niches, including residential, business, or downsizing. Here’s a breakdown of potential specialties and services you might consider offering:

Residential Organizing Services:

Home Decluttering: Assisting homeowners in purging and organizing their living spaces.
Closet Design: Creating custom closet systems that maximize space and functionality.
Garage Organization: Implementing storage solutions for tools, sports equipment, and seasonal items.
Kitchen Organization: Streamlining the heart of the home for efficient meal preparation and storage.
Family Command Centers: Setting up central areas to manage family activities and schedules.

Business Organizing Services:

Office Systematization: Organizing paperwork, supplies, and workflow for better productivity.
Digital Organization: Managing digital files and emails for easy access and reduced clutter.
Inventory Management: Developing systems for tracking and organizing inventory.
Time Management Coaching: Teaching professionals how to effectively manage their schedules.

Specialized Organizing Services:

Relocation Services: Assisting with the packing, unpacking, and setup of homes during a move.
Estate Organization: Helping individuals sort through and organize belongings in estate situations.
Senior Downsizing: Assisting older adults with the process of downsizing and transitioning to smaller homes or senior living facilities.
Organizing for Children: Creating organizational systems in homes with children, including play areas, bedrooms, and study spaces.

Niche Organizing Services:

Eco-Friendly Organizing: Implementing sustainable and environmentally friendly organizing solutions.
Technology Integration: Helping clients utilize technology for home automation and organization.
Photograph and Memorabilia: Organizing and preserving personal photos and memorabilia for easy enjoyment and legacy keeping.

Consultation Services:

Space Planning and Design: Consulting on the optimal use of space in homes or offices.
Organizing Product Recommendation: Advising clients on the best products and systems to organize their space.

Each of these services can be further customized to the unique requirements of your clients. As you gain experience, you may find that you develop a particular passion or skill set that draws you toward one or more specialties. 

Additionally, offering a mix of services can appeal to a broader client base, while specializing can establish you as an expert in a specific area of organizing. It’s also beneficial to continuously educate yourself on the latest organizing trends and techniques, which can enable you to expand your offerings and remain competitive in the field.

Remember, the key to successful professional organizing services is understanding and adapting to the client’s individual needs, creating functional and maintainable systems, and providing exceptional service that enhances their quality of life or business operations.

Starting a professional organizing business involves a combination of practical planning, developing your skill set, and understanding the market. Briefly, the initial steps include:

Assess Your Skills: Ensure you have or are developing the necessary skills to organize effectively.

Get Trained: Consider taking a professional organizing course to enhance your knowledge. For example, Ultimate Academy®’s Professional Organizing course is two-fold; the first part covers the theoretical and practical components of Professional Organizing, and the second part covers the business, sales, and marketing components.

Business Plan: Outline your business goals, services, and target market. This step is part of Ultimate Academy®’s Professional Organizing course.

Invest in Tools and Supplies: Acquire the basic tools required for organizing work.

Market Your Services: Create a marketing plan to reach potential clients through various channels.

In our comprehensive course, we delve deep into the step-by-step process of starting and running a Professional Organizing business. 

We cover the critical aspects such as: 

Business and Marketing Blueprint: You’ll lay the foundation for a solid business structure and an impactful marketing strategy. You’ll learn to craft a business plan that accurately represents your vision, coupled with a marketing strategy that not only reaches but resonates with your intended audience. 

Financial Essentials: Financial foresight is key in business planning. Our course will equip you with the knowledge to forecast your financial trajectory, such as projected earnings, expenses, and managing cash flow. 

Competitive Pricing Models: Establishing a fee structure is a delicate balance of self-worth and market demand. Gain insights into the pricing landscape of the industry and understand how to set prices that attract clients while maintaining a profitable margin. 

Toolkit Compilation: The right tools can make the difference between a job well done and excellence. We’ll explore the tools of the trade, advising on the selection and application of each item in your professional toolkit. 

Strategies and Systems: Efficiency is at the heart of organizing, and this extends to your business operations. We will help you develop systematic strategies, reliable systems, and consistent processes that optimize your time, resources, and client satisfaction. 

This course doesn’t just teach you about starting a Professional Organizing business; it prepares you to sustain and grow it into a prosperous venture. We provide you with the comprehensive insights necessary to navigate the industry’s challenges and harness its opportunities, from initial planning to ongoing management and growth.

To achieve certification, there is no minimum number of practical hours you need to complete. This Professional Organizing course is designed to focus on the quality of your learning experience rather than the quantity of hours.

You can get certified immediately, without any additional waiting period or required practical hours. Your path to certification is direct and focused on your personal learning journey.

Ultimate Academy® is an esteemed online training academy with over 13 years of experience in equipping individuals for their chosen careers. 

Known for its comprehensive approach to professional development, the academy offers both live virtual courses and live recordings to accommodate flexible learning preferences. 

Each course is thoughtfully divided into two primary parts: the first explores the theoretical basics and practical applications of the subject, while the second focuses on the intricacies of business, sales, and marketing. This ensures a comprehensive educational experience. 

Ultimate Academy® takes pride in not just imparting knowledge but also in fostering confidence among its graduates, encouraging them to passionately pursue their professional aspirations with the robust foundation provided by the academy.

I Should've Done This Earlier!

“I have told so many people about how impressed I have been with these courses, on how organized, and how complete they were. I got so much info and felt so supported through out this whole process. 

Had I known about these courses before I even started my business I wouldn’t have felt so lost. The fact that it directs people on how to search for the business name, to how to register for the business, to how to buy the domain and everything else is just amazing. I have never heard of an Academy out there that provides so much info and support. 

I couldn’t be happier with the amount of info and support I have received and will still be able to receive from you guys if needed in the future. I was thinking that everyone who wants to follow a Career as a Home Stager or as Personal Organizer, should most definitely take these courses, it shouldn’t even be an optional thing, because honestly there is so much info that I would not have thought of it by myself if I have not taken these courses. They were so informative and helpful.”

Ana G.
USC™ Certified UltimateStager™ & UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer

I Should've Done This Earlier

“I have told so many people about how impressed I have been with these courses, on how organized, and how complete they were. I got so much info and felt so supported through out this whole process. 

Had I known about these courses before I even started my business I wouldn’t have felt so lost. The fact that it directs people on how to search for the business name, to how to register for the business, to how to buy the domain and everything else is just amazing. I have never heard of an Academy out there that provides so much info and support. 

I couldn’t be happier with the amount of info and support I have received and will still be able to receive from you guys if needed in the future. I was thinking that everyone who wants to follow a Career as a Home Stager or as Personal Organizer, should most definitely take these courses, it shouldn’t even be an optional thing, because honestly there is so much info that I would not have thought of it by myself if I have not taken these courses. They were so informative and helpful.”

Ana G.
USC™ Certified UltimateStager™ & UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer

Earning Potential for a
Certified Professional Organizer

Hourly Rate
$ 1

Professional Organizer’s rates typically range between $45 and $120 per hour.*

Consultations
$ 1

Professional Organizing Consultations typically range between $150 and $300.*

Organizing & Downsizing Packages
$ 1

Organizing and downsizing projects can range between $400 and $10,000 or more.*

* This is a sample of industry rates in North America. The rates above are not guaranteed. Each individual organizer determines their own rates and fees for services and varies by region and package. Graphic is hypothetical and is for educational purposes only.

Are you a born organizer?

If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional organizer, it often starts with inherent qualities. Certified Professional Organizers often possess common characteristics, and if these resonate with you, a career as a Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™ could be an ideal fit:

Tidy: Frequent organizing and decluttering in your home might be a norm for you.

Punctual: Being consistently on time, be it for meetings or events, showcases your commitment.

Passionate: A genuine passion for the world of organizing and a drive to assist others can set you apart.

Empathetic: A considerate nature, where you value and respect others’ feelings without judgment, is crucial.

Optimistic: Maintaining a positive outlook and instilling that optimism in your clients during their organizing journey is invaluable.

Entrepreneurial: Envisioning yourself running your own organizing venture? Or adding professional organizing certification services to existing businesses like Home Staging or cleaning? It signifies your entrepreneurial spirit.

In essence, if these qualities reflect who you are, becoming a certified professional organizer could be a rewarding path for you.

In This Professional Organizing Course, You Will Learn...

What Do Students Say About Their Professional Organizing Course Experience?

What Do Students Say About Their Professional Organizing Course Experience?

Are you a born organizer?

If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional organizer, it often starts with inherent qualities. Certified Professional Organizers often possess common characteristics, and if these resonate with you, a career as a Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™ could be an ideal fit:

Tidy: Frequent organizing and decluttering in your home might be a norm for you.

Punctual: Being consistently on time, be it for meetings or events, showcases your commitment.

Passionate: A genuine passion for the world of organizing and a drive to assist others can set you apart.

Empathetic: A considerate nature, where you value and respect others’ feelings without judgment, is crucial.

Optimistic: Maintaining a positive outlook and instilling that optimism in your clients during their organizing journey is invaluable.

Entrepreneurial: Envisioning yourself running your own organizing venture? Or adding professional organizing certification services to existing businesses like Home Staging or cleaning? It signifies your entrepreneurial spirit.

In essence, if these qualities reflect who you are, becoming a certified professional organizer could be a rewarding path for you.

UCPO™ Certification

UCPO POC NAPO Professional Organizing Course

Considering how to become a professional organizer? This Professional Organizing Certification can be your first step towards that goal, enabling you to operate anywhere in the world.

The UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™ Certification is a premium professional organizing certification acclaimed across Canada. As a certified Professional Organizer, this certification enhances your credibility, affirming your dedication and professionalism in the industry.

Certification assures your clients of your expertise. They can rest easy knowing you’ve received top-notch training and that you adhere to a proven system. 

By blending our knowledge with insights from our Certified Professional Organizer alumni community, we equip you with a distinct competitive advantage.

UCPO™ Certification

UCPO POC NAPO Professional Organizing Course

Considering how to become a professional organizer? This Professional Organizing Certification can be your first step towards that goal, enabling you to operate anywhere in the world.

The UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™ Certification is a premium professional organizing certification acclaimed across Canada. As a certified Professional Organizer, this certification enhances your credibility, affirming your dedication and professionalism in the industry.

Certification assures your clients of your expertise. They can rest easy knowing you’ve received top-notch training and that you adhere to a proven system. 

By blending our knowledge with insights from our Certified Professional Organizer alumni community, we equip you with a distinct competitive advantage.

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Professional Organizing Certification
course outline

Introduction – Explore the world of Professional Organizing, delving into its myriad advantages, the basic principles and historical background of the field, the factors contributing to its rapid expansion and widespread appeal, and why embarking on a career as a Professional Organizer is particularly opportune in the present moment.

Psychology of Clutter – Traditionally, our perception of organization tends to revolve around physical spaces like kitchens and closets. However, we often overlook the importance of organizing the mind itself. In reality, the human brain is responsible for organizing our thoughts, actions, and emotions—a field known as Brain Science.

The process of organization begins within the brain, making it crucial to grasp fundamental concepts related to how our brains function. In this course, you will explore these concepts. By doing so, you will gain a deeper comprehension of your client’s mindset and how it influences their approach to organization and clutter.

In this course, you will have the opportunity to delve into the factors behind clutter accumulation, examine the impact of clutter, explore different types of clutter, and gain a comprehensive understanding of these concepts and more.

Systems & Services – In this course, you will be introduced to the tried-and-true organizing method utilized by graduates of Ultimate Academy®. This system has consistently delivered positive results and will equip you with the skills to achieve the same outcomes. You will gain comprehensive knowledge of each component of this professional organizing system, and learn how to effectively facilitate each aspect to provide clients with efficient, effective, and fulfilling services.

Consultation Report – A professional organizing consultation involves a comprehensive assessment of both the interior and exterior of the client’s home. Typically, each room is evaluated individually, and the findings are documented in a detailed written report. During the consultation, these recommendations are presented to the homeowner and thoroughly discussed.

In manual 2, you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and execute organizing consultations with confidence through our 26-page consultation report. This comprehensive resource covers everything from what items to bring to checklists that outline step-by-step instructions for the entire process.

The topics covered in this manual include room-by-room assessment, various forms, levels of service, and important considerations when facilitating a consultation.

You will learn the essential principles for effectively preparing for an organizing project in a professional, efficient, and tactful manner.

By conducting this thorough examination of a consultation, we create an opportunity to integrate both the theoretical and practical aspects of the Professional Organizing industry.

Organizing Room-by-Room (Entryway/Foyer to Kitchen) – We will commence Manual 3 with a comprehensive examination of organizing each room individually. Our initial focus will be on exploring the tools and resources available to facilitate room-by-room organization. We will then delve into the organization of specific areas such as the entryway/foyer, living room, dining room, family room, and kitchen. Throughout the discussion of each room, we will cover various aspects including where to initiate the organization process, how to maximize the use of multi-purpose items already present in each space for organizing purposes, identify specific items that can aid in organization, outline logical steps to effectively organize the room, and additional relevant information.

Organizing Room-by-Room (Laundry Room to Basement & Garage) – Manual 4 is a continuation of our comprehensive examination of organizing each room individually. We will explore the laundry room, linen closet, primary bedroom, closet, children’s room, bathroom, home office, basement & garage and more. Throughout the discussion of each room, we will cover various aspects including where to initiate the organization process, how to maximize the use of multi-purpose items already present in each space for organizing purposes, identify specific items that can aid in organization, outline logical steps to effectively organize the room, and additional relevant information.

Eco-Friendly Organizing – Eco-friendly Professional Organizing adopts the core principles of traditional professional organizing, with a focus on the environmental impact of each solution. Every choice is guided by environmental consciousness, encompassing considerations related to organizing methods, recycling and disposal options, home renovations, and the acquisition of new items during decluttering and organizing processes.

Within this manual, you will discover the advantages of embracing eco-friendly professional organizing, learn how to initiate eco-organizing practices, gain insights into eco-friendly recommendations such as sustainable products and furniture, explore eco-conscious solutions, understand how both you and your business can adopt eco-friendly approaches, delve into the concept of carbon neutrality, and acquire strategies for promoting your eco-friendly services.

Organizing for Seniors – This manual provides insights into the underlying factors that might lead seniors to refrain from decluttering, as well as effective and considerate approaches for engaging with clients who are seniors. Through this resource, you’ll gain an understanding of the motivations behind their reluctance and discover strategies to foster meaningful and respectful interactions.

Moving & Decluttering – In this manual, you will learn how to assist individuals in seamlessly transitioning to smaller residences. You will acquire knowledge on assessing project needs and designing personalized downsizing solutions for clients of various scales.

You will gain the ability to efficiently coordinate and supervise decluttering projects, involving tasks such as removing, disposing, recycling, and donating items. These projects are commonly undertaken as part of the preparation process for selling a property. Additionally, you will learn how to efficiently coordinate, oversee, and carry out departure day logistics, arrival day arrangements, and post-move organization.

Downsizing for Seniors – In this course, students will gain the knowledge and skills to assist clients in transitioning to smaller living spaces with ease. They will learn how to determine the scope of projects and create personalized downsizing packages tailored to clients’ specific needs.

The course will cover practical aspects such as assessing client requirements, creating customized solutions, and coordinating all necessary tasks. Students will also be introduced to our unique Grade Level System, which assists in estimating the time and resources needed for planning, preparation, sourcing, and successfully executing downsizing projects.

Hoarding – In this manual, students will learn essential strategies for working with hoarding clients in a compassionate and patient manner. They will discover how to assist these clients in establishing effective organizational routines and solutions while providing support, encouragement, and an objective perspective.

Students will develop the skills needed to create, coordinate, and manage various hoarding cleanup services. This includes tasks such as decluttering and sorting through clients’ possessions, organizing the items that are being kept, arranging for the disposal of unwanted items, coordinating tradespeople for repairs and renovations, and much more.

Business – This course covers all aspects of the business side of Professional Organizing, whether you’re starting your own business or seeking employment in the industry. You’ll learn business techniques, branding, pricing strategies, and fundamental principles essential for success.

The business, sales, and marketing section of the program comprehensively covers topics related to working in or growing a successful Professional Organizing business. Certified Ultimate Professional Organizers™ learn how to deliver value-added services to homeowners and achieve optimal results for clients.

Gain confidence and learn best practices to turn your aspirations into action and achieve your goals in the Professional Organizing field. We discuss proactive and positive approaches for establishing your own business or securing employment.

Master the art of pricing professional organizing services across different markets using our proprietary pricing matrix. Understand the dynamics of pricing and be fully prepared to offer competitive rates in the market. Learn about invoicing, bookkeeping, taxes, and administration necessary for running a professional organizing business or providing these services as an employee.

Business Plan – Develop a targeted plan to distribute your marketing message to desired contacts. Create timelines and utilize various channels to reach your target audience. Explore follow-up techniques and relationship-building strategies to achieve your goals.

Receive a post-course roadmap outlining the necessary steps to quickly become active in the professional organizing industry.

Marketing – Learn how to craft a compelling message that communicates your unique value proposition to employers or homeowners. Explore ways to highlight your strengths, abilities, training, certification, and personal attributes to stand out from the competition.

Graduate Spotlight

Tamara Hyland, UCPO™

Naturally creative and organized, Tamara combines her skills and knowledge to blend design principles with effective organizing systems, ensuring your home is both aesthetically pleasing and well-organized.

Tamara's services include practical de-cluttering advice, personalized design plans, and the implementation of beautiful, functional organizing systems for your home's spaces.

Mari Stewart, UCPO™, USC™

Sorted by Mari LLC offers personalized organizing and staging solutions designed with the entire family in consideration.

Sorted by Mari LLC excels in handling projects with creativity, efficiency, and professionalism.

Services extend beyond organization for homes, businesses, and personal lives, including tailored home staging services poised to leave a significant impact on the real estate market.

Cheryl Ross, UCPO™

Cheryl Ross founded Straight Up Spaces after a long career in sales, discovering a passion for helping others, design, home décor, and organization.

This venture combines these passions and skills, offering organizing and coaching services characterized by straightforward, caring, and judgment-free interactions, providing realistic solutions to enhance productivity.

Through professional training and client experiences, Cheryl and her team can use their skills to significantly reduce stress, save time and money, and improve quality of life.

The Downsizing Industry

Downsizing & Rightsizing!

The process of downsizing can be overwhelming. 

You can offer customized downsizing packages for all types of clients. 

Rightsizing is a growing trend amongst Canadian seniors and focuses on living big in a smaller space.

You can assist your clients to make the most of every square foot!

Types of Downsizing Services

Learn how YOU can Help save the planet
as a Certified Professional Organizer

At Ultimate Academy®, our cutting-edge, eco-friendly Professional Organizing training will set you apart from the competition. This unique program is designed to ensure success for both you and our planet. As an Eco-Friendly UCPO™ Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™, you’ll be equipped to transform your clients’ homes by reducing clutter and instilling sustainable habits.

Our industry-leading course covers every detail. You’ll discover how to make a positive impact on your clients’ homes while also reducing your company’s carbon footprint.

Master our 100 eco-friendly tips for Professional Organizing and business growth. Dive into the details of 50 “green” organizations, brands, and manufacturers, understand the 10 labels and certifications signifying sustainability, and get acquainted with 14 environmentally-friendly organizing products and solutions you can recommend.

Many clients aspire to maintain clutter-free, environmentally-conscious homes but often don’t know where to start or which changes will have the most significant effect. With your extensive eco-friendly expertise, you’ll be able to offer tailored solutions, guiding your clients towards intentional routines and effective organizational systems.

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Collaboration

 Unlock the benefits of teamwork and collaboration by joining our Alumni Community.

Collaboration

Our Certified graduates are part of our Canadian Professional Organizing Community. In the organizing industry, there are many projects which can benefit from teamwork. 

As part of Ultimate Academy’s Professional Organizing Alumni, you will have many graduates to call upon for larger projects, industry insight and more. Our Professional Organizing course graduates are all over Canada including Hamilton, Vancouver, Toronto, Barrie and Calgary. Alternatively, you can be called upon to assist fellow graduates on their projects and needs if you wish. 

By connecting with your fellow Alumni, you open the door to collaborative efforts and mutually supporting each other’s goals.  

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Free Course Retakes For 3 Years

As an Ultimate Academy® graduate, you are welcome to come back and take your course again, absolutely free, as many times as you like, for three years!

You may take any part of this Certified Professional Organizer course or complete the entire course again – it is up to you. No catches, no strings attached, no conditions. 

Simply reach out to our booking department to schedule your course retake whenever it works for you.

Free Course Retakes For 3 Years

As an Ultimate Academy® graduate, you are welcome to come back and take your course again, absolutely free, as many times as you like, for three years!

You may take any part of this Certified Professional Organizer course or complete the entire course again – it is up to you. No catches, no strings attached, no conditions. 

Simply reach out to our booking department to schedule your course retake whenever it works for you.

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USC™ Home Staging

As an Certified Ultimate Professional Organizer™, Graduates will be able to add UCPO™ after their name.

You will be able to integrate your Ultimate Professional Organizer Certification™ (UCPO™) with your other certifications.

Displaying this certification will be an additional enhancement to your credentials and branding. This will enable you to further differentiate yourself as a professional and it will provide multiple income streams.

Our Ultimate Professional Organizer™ Certification will perfectly complement any other Ultimate Academy® certification you may have to best serve your Professional Organizing clients.

Whether you choose to operate as a Professional Organizer on its own, integrate it with other businesses, pursue opportunities within the Professional Organizing industry itself, or simply wish to add the knowledge of Professional Organizing to your life belt of skills, we are confident that this course is for you!

Certification
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Ultimate Academy® graduates are not required to pay any annual certification fees.

At Ultimate Academy®, you have continued complimentary membership for life.

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Graduates may take unlimited course retakes or home study retakes of their course, free of charge for 3 years! Why do we offer this? We offer Free Unlimited retakes of the Ultimate Academy® Professional Organizing Course to give you peace of mind.

Should you feel that given the vast amount of information covered in the course, that you would benefit from attending the course again, you are welcome to do so.

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