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The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry: home modifications for the aging-in-place. This course was developed by the NAHB and AARP and is a requirement for earning your CAPS designation. .
All three days listed below are required for CAPS certification. Each course may be taken individually. Course graduates must meet NAHB requirements, see below for details.
7/17/12 - Marketing & Communication Strategies for Aging & Accessibility Millions of Americans are living longer and more active lives. And with their changing lifestyles, maturing Americans are also looking to revitalize their home environments. Identifying these opportunities and developing the skills to interact with 50+ customers can help you grow your business dramatically. Learn best practices in communicating and interacting with this exciting and evolving population
7/18/12 - Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility. This course will help you understand the guidelines and requirements of accessibility, the importance of doing an assessment with input from occupational and physical therapists as well as qualified health care professionals, and the significance of good design in making modifications that can transform a house into a safe, attractive, and comfortable home for life.
7/19/12 - Business Management for Building Professionals* Learn the management skills that give industry leaders the edge. This course will give you a solid foundation in those best business practices so valuable to smaller businesses: planning, organizing, staffing/directing and controlling. By using case studies and sample forms, your instructors give you practical and applicable tools for management success. If you do not need to register for this third day and only want to register for the first two days, please click the two day registratrion button.
Interested professionals include remodelers, builders, architects, engineers, designers, kitchen and bath specialists, OT/PT professionals, health care providers, subcontractors and speciality trades, material suppliers, planners and reviewers, marketing/advertising/PR professionals.
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The Build Responsible Institute is a licensed provider for the NAHB University of Housing education programs and works together with local NAHB chapters and other professional associations to provide quality education
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More designation requirements:
The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request
NAHB Graduation Requirements:
Remodelers/Contractors are required to submit the following documentation: Proof of liability insurance and workers compensation insurance, or be an employee of a company that holds both (where required by local jurisdiction). A valid business license (if state required)
In addition to course fees:
Graduation Fees: $145 members - $218 non-members
Annual Renewal Fees: $55 members - $83 non-members
Continuing Education Requirements Complete 12 hours of continuing education every three years from building industry-related educational activities.
Community Service A maximum of two hours of continuing education can be earned by participating in community service projects, which can include any work done for the public good without compensation. For more information about this item, please contact NAHB Professional Designation Help Line at 800-368-5242 x8154 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Designation holders who are exempt from the third day are CGR, GMR, CGA, CGB, CGP, GMB, CR, CKD, CBD, CMKBD, AIA, Professional ASID, GRI and CCIM. Individuals who have earned a Masters in Business Administration from an accredited university within 10 years of submitting their CAPS graduation applications also are exempt. However, it is highly recommended that all individuals seeking this designation take the Business Management for Building Professionals course, which focuses on business principles relevant to residential construction