This Lead Renovator RRP Initial Certification course is 8 hours in length and includes approved lead safety training and the required certification exam.
This RRP training is conducted in English. To view training options in Spanish, please click here.
Any contractor performing qualifying renovation, repair, or painting (RRP) work on pre-1978 homes or child-occupied facilities must employ at least one Certified Renovator who has successfully completed this training.
Companies must also submit an application to register as a Lead Safe Certified Firm with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or the EPA-Authorized State in which RRP work will be performed.
This course is approved for purposes of certification under Section 402 of TSCA and/or EPA-Authorized State lead regulations for Lead-safe Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) work.
Need an earlier RRP training date or more location options? Click Here to view our full schedule and all available locations. Unless you work in Alabama, Georgia, or Oklahoma, you can take the RRP class in any state to satisfy your individual 8-hour training requirement. Please note that if you do attend a course at a location outside of the state where you will be performing RRP work, additional reciprocity paperwork may be required by the state lead program to finalize your certification.
More about the RRP Training and Lead Paint Regulations
Effective April 22, 2010, anyone who performs renovations, repairs, or painting in pre-1978 housing or child-occupied facilities must comply with the Lead RRP Rule. Individuals and firms that are not certified could face fines of up to $38,892 per day.
How Do I Get RRP Lead-safe Certified?
This course is provided by an accredited trainer who is approved by the EPA and/or EPA-Authorized lead program in compliance with all regulations in the state in which the course is being held. It will satisfy the 8-hour training requirement for individuals to attain certification in Lead Paint Safety for Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP). Individuals who attend the course, participate fully in the hands-on activities, and pass the certification exam will receive a Certified Renovator certificate.
Firms, including sole-proprietors, landlords, etc. must submit an application stating that they will be utilizing a Certified Renovator to perform lead-safe work. Your training provider will discuss all registration requirements during class, and will provide the necessary forms when applicable.
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To work in all other states: Firm registration must be processed with the EPA via an online application. The EPA Lead-Safe Firm fee is $300, and it is valid for 5 years.
Course Registration and Introduction
Module 1: Why Should I be Concerned About Lead Paint?
Module 2: Regulations
Module 3: Before Beginning Work
Module 4: Contain Dust During Work
Module 5: During The Work
Module 6: Cleaning Activities and Checking Your Work
Module 7: Record keeping
Module 8: Training Non-Certified Renovation Workers
Test and Course Evaluation
|Certificates||Same day as course completion|
|Parking||Free parking available on site|
|Food||Coffee and donuts provided|
|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Lead Renovator Certification Initial)**|
|Individual App Requirements||Certificates are issued to the individual by the training provider|
|Individual Exam And Fees||25-Question Course exam, 70% passing score|
|Company Application Requirements||$300 every five years|
|Refresher Training||4-hour Refresher class is required every 5 years, or 3 years if completed online without hands-on (online only permitted every other renewal period).|
|Reciprocity||There are numerous reciprocity agreements with EPA and other states with authorized lead-based paint programs. Your state may accept training for certification programs from those training providers accredited by EPA or other state authorized programs. Because reciprocity agreements are subject to change, it is strongly recommended that you contact your state's accrediting body before taking training from an outside source.|
|** Please note that these details are provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your local state or regulatory body to confirm your requirements for your specific situation. Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. It is simply a database of publicly available information that is meant to assist with research on certain topics but is no way guaranteed as complete or free of error.|
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Friday, December 30, 2022 from 7:30am to 4:30pm
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