Certification Programs

Why Certify?

  • Keep up with building technology and trends.
  • Improve profitability and efficiency for you and your employees.
  • Marketing Edge: Today’s homeowners are educated, sophisticated consumers who look for excellence. Marketing yourself with certifications is a way to separate you from your non-certified competitors.

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Testing is three times yearly – in August, September, and May. For more information on costs and applying: Click Here

EM NARI offers a variety of courses:

  • Certified Remodeler (CR) Spec/Assoc (CRS/CRA)

    Certified Remodeler (CR): NARI Certified Remodelers (CRs) are professional remodelers who provide a full range of remodeling services. To become a CR, candidates must possess skill and knowledge in a broad range of business management and technical skill areas.

    NARI Certified Remodeler Specialists (CRSs) are professional remodelers who focus on a specific type of work and serve the needs of homeowners interested in their area of technical excellence, such as concrete and masonry work, electrical work, insulation, mechanical systems, plumbing systems, and roofing and siding.

    NARI Certified Remodeler Associates (CRAs) actively support the remodeling industry in professions such as architects, designers, manufacturers, suppliers, and consultants.

  • Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR)

    NARI Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodelers (CKBRs) provide remodeling services specific to kitchens and bathrooms. To become a CKBR, candidates must possess skills and knowledge focused on the requirement of materials, layout, and installation of kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Certified Green Home Professional CGHP

    Designed to recognize and identify remodelers who apply green or sustainable principles to their remodeling projects.

  • Certified Remodeling Project Manager ( CRPM)

    NARI Certified Remodeling Project Managers (CRPMs) are the field personnel who oversee every aspect of the project: customer satisfaction, personnel management, administration, etc.while working on the project or projects.

  • Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC)

    NARI Certified Lead Carpenters (CLCs) are the hands-on field personnel who oversee every aspect of the project: customer satisfaction, personnel management, administration, etc. while working on the project.

  • Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)

    NARI Universal Design Certified Professionals are recognized as experienced remodelers with skills and knowledge in all aspects of universal design and remodeling.