05-11-2023 - Lead Renovator Certification Initial - Chicago, IL

Training Provider: Public Health and Safety, Inc

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Chicago, IL

4.8   reviews average 179 reviews

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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 $41,056 per day. 

The Lead-Safe RRP rule applies if your project disturbs:
  • More than 6 square feet of interior painted surface AND/OR
  • More than 20 square feet of exterior painted surface

How Do I Get RRP Lead-safe Certified?

  1. Register and successfully complete this 8-hour lead certification course.
  2. Submit an application to EPA or EPA-Authorized state on behalf of your company (even if you're a sole proprietor). See below for details.
  3. Receive your certificate from class and your firm certificate, finalize any additional paperwork required by your state, and you are ready to get to work!

 

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.


Firm Certification

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.

To perform RRP work in an EPA-Authorized State (ALDEGAIAKSMAMSNCOKORRIUT, VT, WA or WI): Firm registration must be processed directly with the applicable state lead program(s). 

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

COURSE LOGISTICS
CertificatesSame day as course completion
Parking$6 parking at 1640 West Van Buren, Chicago; Ample parking at 1528 W Adams - call 312-491-0081 to be let in the side lot near building. 1st come first serve basis.
FoodCoffee and snacks provided not provided
STATE REQUIREMENTS (Lead Renovator Certification Initial)**
Individual PrerequisitesNone
Accrediting BodyEPA
Individual App RequirementsCertificates are issued to the individual by the training provider
Individual Exam And Fees25-Question Course exam, 70% passing score
Company Application Requirements$300 every five years
Refresher Training4-hour Refresher class is required every 5 years, or 3 years if completed online without hands-on (online only permitted every other renewal period).
ReciprocityThere 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.
100% Verified Reviews
Below are the most recent student reviews for previous Lead Renovator Certification Initial Courses. All reviews are from people who registered for and attended the course.
Average rating: Average Rating stars out of 5 stars ( 4.8 out of 5 stars - 179 179 student reviews)


Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userMariusz W.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on May 17, 2024
Very pleasant teacher Very pleasant teacher
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userkevin c.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on May 17, 2024
It was very informative Manny was a great instuctor !! I wish more people would take the class It was very informative Manny was a great instuctor !! I wish more people would take the class
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userMark W.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 5, 2024
Excellent class and very informative. Great instructor Excellent class and very informative. Great instructor
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userTheodore S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 5, 2024
This was a very informative class and the instructor was excellent! This was a very informative class and the instructor was excellent!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userMatt R.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 8, 2024
Great Instructor. Knows what he is talking about and keeps the class engaged. Great Instructor. Knows what he is talking about and keeps the class engaged.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userJozef H.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 8, 2024
Very helpful instructor was clear and easy to understand Thank you Many! Very helpful instructor was clear and easy to understand Thank you Many!
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review userMaría Florencia V.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on February 9, 2024
Really good trainer! Really good trainer!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userSabrina R.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on February 9, 2024
One of the best Instructors I have ever had!!! One of the best Instructors I have ever had!!!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userRobert S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on September 8, 2023
Norman was an awesome instructor for this course. Not only did he explain the necessary course materials. He thoroughly conveyed... Norman was an awesome instructor for this course. Not only did he explain the necessary course materials. He thoroughly conveyed the doctrine of why lead safe practices are important and how serious lead poisoning can be in a home. His instructions were clear and concise. I recommend he not only continue as an instructor but that he possibly be enlisted to train other instructors as well. My first RRP class 5 years ago, we basically learned how to build and seal a barrier wall, but nothing about the actual realities of why lead safe practices is necessary.
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review usererick r.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 21, 2023
my experience was great, the trainer kept us very informed, very alert & very engaged,,, which made the coarse go quickly...... my experience was great, the trainer kept us very informed, very alert & very engaged,,, which made the coarse go quickly... thank you for a great experience...
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review userLeo G.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 21, 2023
Enjoyed the course. Very interesting Lots of good info. Manny in tune with trades people. A+ Enjoyed the course. Very interesting Lots of good info. Manny in tune with trades people. A+
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review userJoseph C.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 13, 2023
This course was very good. The content was concise and the trainer did an excellent job creating a great learning environment. This course was very good. The content was concise and the trainer did an excellent job creating a great learning environment.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userDale A.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 14, 2022
Our instructor was very knowledgeable. Understood the subject well, and passed that information to us in a very understandable... Our instructor was very knowledgeable. Understood the subject well, and passed that information to us in a very understandable way. He kept the class interesting throughout the training. I would take a class again from him if I had the chance.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userScott R.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 14, 2022
Norman was a great teacher, knows how to keep the class involved and make this topic interesting! Norman was a great teacher, knows how to keep the class involved and make this topic interesting!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userGuadalupe S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on August 12, 2022
Instructor is very good at what he does. He took pride in his teaching and always kept us engaged. Instructor is very good at what he does. He took pride in his teaching and always kept us engaged.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userMonica J.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on June 24, 2022
Really enjoyed the instructor - made the course knowledgeable and interesting Really enjoyed the instructor - made the course knowledgeable and interesting
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userBeth S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on June 24, 2022
Our class was better than I could have ever imagined! Very thorough and informative and best of all our instructor was overall... Our class was better than I could have ever imagined! Very thorough and informative and best of all our instructor was overall amazing. Knowledgeable, patient, engaging, helpful and funny!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userLetisia G.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on May 13, 2022
Norman did a good job making the time go by enough feeling like this class was a snooze fest. Norman did a good job making the time go by enough feeling like this class was a snooze fest.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userRodney C.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 29, 2022
Funny and very informative Funny and very informative
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userJoan S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 15, 2022
Instructor was knowledgeable and detailed. He was easy to understand. Instructor was knowledgeable and detailed. He was easy to understand.
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review userDavid F.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 18, 2022
Norman did an excellent job . I can now appreciate the concern. For lead safety. He's a great instructor!! Norman did an excellent job . I can now appreciate the concern. For lead safety. He's a great instructor!!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userMichael L.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 18, 2022
Very good class , impressive. Very good class , impressive.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userRocco D.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 18, 2022
Instructor was great Instructor was great
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userAureliano A.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 18, 2022
The instructor was very patient with me, he gave me the support I needed in order to understand everything. It was great... The instructor was very patient with me, he gave me the support I needed in order to understand everything. It was great and I enjoyed the course.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userIsaja K.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 4, 2022
The instructor was wonderful. He turned a what I thought would be boring 8 hour course into a very entertaining and engaging... The instructor was wonderful. He turned a what I thought would be boring 8 hour course into a very entertaining and engaging course. He was very witty and kept us laughing while learning. Very good and informational.
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review userAngela P.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on February 18, 2022
Mr. Norman Robinson, was an amazing and very informative instructor. Mr. Norman Robinson, was an amazing and very informative instructor.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userChristopher K.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 21, 2022
It was a fine class. Norman Robinson was an exceptional instructor! Give Norman better source material to work with and you... It was a fine class. Norman Robinson was an exceptional instructor! Give Norman better source material to work with and you will have people beating a path to your door to be trained in lead safety. My only negative comment would be that the heating in the facility really needs to be better. EVERYONE in our class wore there outdoor coats the entire time.
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review userJames C.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 21, 2022
This class was informative and through. This class was informative and through.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userDavid S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 21, 2022
Mr Robinson has a unique way of instructing and entertaining during the class. He has his own way of keeping the students... Mr Robinson has a unique way of instructing and entertaining during the class. He has his own way of keeping the students engaged for the duration. Great job, A+!
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userGordon V.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 21, 2022
Very up beat and professional Very up beat and professional
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review userDragoslav R.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 21, 2022
The best Instructor The best Instructor
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review userSteve F.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on December 17, 2021
Norman Robinson was awesome. Very enthusiastic, entertaining and full of energy. Willing to listen to your thoughts and... Norman Robinson was awesome. Very enthusiastic, entertaining and full of energy. Willing to listen to your thoughts and issues, while maintaining state and federal regulations. Mr. Robinson will be a go to instructor for me in the future when taking Zack Academy classes.
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review userDonald D.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on December 17, 2021
A must attend class. Instructor is very knowledgeable and excellent at keeping everyone engaged. A must attend class. Instructor is very knowledgeable and excellent at keeping everyone engaged.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userIan S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on December 3, 2021
Fantastic Fantastic
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userCalvin W.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on November 19, 2021
Our instructor Mr. Norman Robinson was excellent . His ability to provide clear and concise instruction and keeping the... Our instructor Mr. Norman Robinson was excellent . His ability to provide clear and concise instruction and keeping the entire class engaged was exceptional. His effort made this a really good learning experience.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userAlexander M.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on November 19, 2021
Very good Very good
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review userStacey B.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 8, 2021
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review userTadeusz B.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on September 10, 2021
Mr. Robinson is very professional instructor. Good knowledge of subject and friendly teaching Technics. Mr. Robinson is very professional instructor. Good knowledge of subject and friendly teaching Technics.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userKirklind L.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 5, 2021
Great teacher, good course, valuable information. Norman is the best made class fun Great teacher, good course, valuable information. Norman is the best made class fun
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review userDonna N.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 5, 2021
Great experience, very helpful Great experience, very helpful
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userWilliam O.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 5, 2021
So good to be certified finally So good to be certified finally
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userVedad A.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on February 5, 2021
He was very knowledgeable and entertaining at the same time so I enjoyed it very much He was very knowledgeable and entertaining at the same time so I enjoyed it very much
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userAndriy K.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 2, 2020
Very good Very good
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userIbrahim r.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on September 18, 2020
Very good Very good
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review userRobert L.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on August 28, 2020
Teacher was very informative didn't even seem like we were in there for 8 hours  Teacher was very informative didn't even seem like we were in there for 8 hours 
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userTytus H.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on August 7, 2020
Alot of information Well worth it Alot of information Well worth it
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userGeorge B.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on July 18, 2020
Loved it Loved it
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userJenny A.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on July 10, 2020
The class was to the point and easy to comprehend. The instructor hands out guide sheets at the beginning of the class that... The class was to the point and easy to comprehend. The instructor hands out guide sheets at the beginning of the class that can be filled out as he speaks. He then reviews the guide to ensure there isn’t any misunderstanding. That same guide can also be used as a study guide for the exam. Great way to learn if your are a visual and auditory learner.
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userNathan P.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on June 26, 2020
Very detailed and informative with good hands on so you understand procedures and requirements Very detailed and informative with good hands on so you understand procedures and requirements
Lead Renovator Certification Initial
review userKenneth S.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 6, 2020
Instructor and instructions were excellent Instructor and instructions were excellent
LOCATION, DATE & TIME

37 South Ashland Avenue Basement - Enter in Back of Building, Chicago, IL 60607

Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

ABOUT THE TRAINING PROVIDER

Public Health & Safety, Inc (PHSI) is a Chicago-based firm with professional and technical competence in public health, chemistry, toxicology, exposure assessment, occupational hygiene, employee training and awareness, environmental abatement project management, and air sampling. We provide professional support services for employers, manufacturers, chemical industry, school districts, unions, building owners, real estate and insurance agents, architectural, engineering and law firms. We are experienced and qualified in the following areas: Project Management, including field testing of air, water, and solids, along with bulk sampling, hazard assessment, development of management control options, budgets and specifications for indoor and outdoor waste contaminants; Project Design, including budgeting and management of asbestos abatement, mold remediation, and lead-based hazard control projects; Real Estate, particularly environmental and financial risk management support services for federally subsidized property maintenance and re-development operations; and Training and Awareness Programs in the occupational and environmental health and safety field, with our most recent addition being the EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Initial and Refresher courses.


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