• NARI University


    Certification Preparation

    Certifications mark you as a professional in the industry that has taken the extra step of education and continuing improvement. If you are not certified, now is the time to start the process. Study Groups typically start in January or February to enable adequate preparation for the May 2017 exam dates. Click here to see which NARI certification best fits you then contact your chapter for local classes and study groups. See below for the next virtual sessions. 


    Upcoming Complimentary Webinars

    December 15, 2016 Noon CT:  Stand Out in the Digital Age

    Did you know that 95% of homeowners now research their options online before hiring a home improvement professional? These days, understanding homeowner trends and expectations is a crucial part of closing a sale. Join this webinar as Maria Vornovitsky, senior manager of strategic partnerships for HomeAdvisor, shares tips on how to crank up your marketing and sales strategy by connecting homeowners’ expectations to converting leads. Register here

    February 16, 2016 Noon CT: Using Electronic Adaptive Technologies to help People Live in Place

    Because almost 90% of seniors want to continue to Live In Place™ in their homes and 70% of seniors now remodel for safety, this webinar will help your business prosper and grow for this market.  Electronic assistive technologies can make Living In Place easier and a much more conducive possibility. At the end of this webinar you will be able to understand the state of electronic assistive technologies & trends and how to sell and service these in your business. Register here


    Virtual Certification prep classes/study groups

    Listed below are upcoming virtual classes/study groups to assist in preparing for your certification exam. If your company won a CotY award at the National program you may have scholarship money that can be applied toward new certification fees up to the amount of $150 per certification. CotY scholarships cannot be applied toward virtual classes/study groups or renewal fees.

    Certified Remodeler (CR), Certified Remodeler Associate (CRA) and Certified Remodeler Specialist (CRS) - January 23, 2017 This virtual study group will run every Monday; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, for twelve weeks. For more information click here

    Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) - January 26, 2017 This virtual study group will run every Thursday; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Central time, for twelve weeks. For more information click here

    Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) - February 28, 2017. This virtual class will run every Tuesday; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Central time, for four weeks. For more information click here

    You can also view a full schedule of classes here.  To enroll in any of NARI's certification programs and virtual classes, submit a completed application with all applicable fees. Please check with your chapter for information on local classes.  

    Questions? Contact cfoley@nari.org or call Cindy; 847-298-9200