The maturing of the U.S. Baby Boomer population is a huge opportunity for remodelers. As this consumer group expands, more and more are interested in remodeling their home to git their new lifestyle and abilities. This Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) 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. As a graduate of this course, you'll be able to:
- Describe the home ownership market as it relates to the three segments of the Aging in Place market
- Consider contractual and legal concerns for building professionals providing design solutions to the Aging in Place client
- Perform a needs assessment to identify and prioritize the needs, wants and wishes of the Aging in Place client
- Recommend specific design solutions for the Aging in Place client
- Estimate and schedule the Aging in Place project while regarding special considerations
- identify considerations for executing the job while the client is in residence
Realtor Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 (registered with the DCCA Real Estate Commission for the 2012 - 2013 biennium).
NAHB Continuing Education Hours: 6.0
NAHB Designations: CAPS, CGA, Master CGA
NAHB Continuing Education Credits: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM
Registrants will receive a certificate of course completion upon passing the final examination.
BIA-Hawaii members: $270
Cost includes course materials, continental breakfast and lunch.
Partial funding available through the Employment and Training Fund (ETF).