EPA Lead-Safe Certification Program

how to get epa certification

Please follow the steps below and start the process today:

Highlights

April 16, 2015 -- EPA is extending the certifications of certain individual renovators under the Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) rule.

Step 1: Where will you be working?

Step 2: Get your firm certified, recertified, or update your information . 

  • APPLY FOR FIRM CERTIFICATION/RECERTIFICATION ONLINE . When applying for recertification, your new certification begins when your old one expires. You’re not penalized for applying early.
  • Follow this link to update your firm's information or to request a copy of your firm's certificate.
  • If this is your first application, you'll be required to complete a brief registration process prior to completing the application.

Step 3: Employees must be trained . Make sure your employees are trained

in and use Lead-Safe Work Practices. Each firm must have at least one certified renovator.

  • Renovators are certified upon completion of an EPA accredited renovator training course.
    • Their course completion certificate serves as their certification credential. 
    • The initial training is 8 hours.
  • To remain certified a renovator must complete a refresher training course before their current certification expires. 
    • The expiration date is based on when the course was taken (see table below). 
    • Either the 4 hour refresher or 8 hour initial training course may be used for refresher training. 
  • If certification expires, the 8 hour course must be taken again to regain certification. 
  • Find an RRP training class or provider in your area .

Renovator Training Expiration Information

Source: www2.epa.gov

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