Lead Certified Renovator Training (LaHouse2)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Lead Certified Renovator Training (LaHouse2)

LaHouse Resource Center
2858 Gourrier Avenue
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70820
United States

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Contractors are required to be lead-safe certified 
for the
EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP)
You play an important role in preventing lead poisoning.
Are you ready?

All firms that perform renovation, repair or painting work that disturb lead-based paint in housing and other child-occupied facilities built before 1978 are required to be certified. (Child-occupied facilities are those where children under age six are present on a regular basis.) The RRP rule applies to all interior projects involving more than 6 square feet, exterior projects of more than 20 square feet and all window replacement, maintenance or repair. (Note that the RRP certification is different from lead abatement, a separate classification.)

Certification involves two steps: 
1.  Firms must submit an RRP application and fee payment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), or to the designated state agency, if the state has an EPA-authorized program.  The EPA RRP application form and information is online at www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/firmapp.pdf  
2.  Firms must also have at least one “certified renovator” on the job site where lead-based paint is disturbed. To become a certified renovator, an individual must successfully complete the Lead Certified Renovator Training course conducted through an EPA-accredited provider and pass the certification exam. The full course is eight hours.

NOTE: A Lead-safe Renovator's individual certification must be renewed before its expiration. To maintain individual certification, a 4-hour refresher class (or 8-hour initial training class) must be completed prior to the expiration date. After a certification expires, the 8 hour course must be taken again to regain certification. For more information and to register for a Lead Certified Renovator REFRESHER class at LaHouse, click here.

NOTICE:  All paid contractors, maintenance workers, painters and others performing renovation, repair and painting projects not in compliance with the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP) are subject to penalties.   For more information about the EPA compliance policies, click here.

This Lead-safe Certified Renovator Training will be taught by
LSU AgCenter–LaHouse Resource Center qualified instructors
through EnviroEd, a nationwide EPA-accredited training provider. 
Certifications will be issued by EnviroEd and sent via email.

Who should attend:  Professional contractors, maintenance workers, painters and others who perform renovation, repair and remodeling projects in pre-1978 housing and child occupied buildings. 

Description:   EPA Lead Certified Renovator Training class and certification test.

Certification:  Official certificates are  issued through EnviroEd, a nationwide EPA accredited RRP training provider, to individuals who complete the course and pass the certification test. Firms must also apply for EPA certification (see above).

Continuing Education Units:
  Eligible for 8 CEU's for La. Residential Contractors and La. Home Inspectors. Certificate of completion may qualify for other professional units.

Date, Time and Location: Select the AGENDA tab above to see upcoming class dates.  The one-day class is held from 8:30 - 5:30 in the Teaching Center of LaHouse Resource Center, located on Gourrier Ave., Baton Rouge, La. (directly across from LSU Alex Box Baseball Stadium).  Please arrive between 8:00 and 8:15 a.m. for registration and photos taken of each attendee  for inclusion on the certificates.

Instructors:   Glenn Ray or William Robinson
                        LSU AgCenter Building Science Educators & NCHH RRP Qualified Instructors 
$200 registration fee*

*20% discount  on class fee for LHBA and La. Realtor members, LaHouse Gold + Key Contributors,  government, students, faculty, and non-profit employees.  
NOTE: LSU AgCenter - LaHouse courses quality for the Louisiana Incumbent Worker Training Program tuition reimbursement for eligible employers (see www.laworks.net for IWTP information).
Select Registration Type for appropriate registration fee.

Class size is limited.  Payment must be received to reserve your seat.

The LSU AgCenter provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need an accommodation to participate in an event, please contact LaHouse at 225-578-7913 at least two weeks prior to the event.

















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Payment Instructions

  • Payment is required to confirm registration and reserve your seat at least 3 business days before the class date. You may pay by credit card online with registration or by check.  To pay by check, please print your invoice and mail or deliver it with the check payable to LSU AgCenter, with "For RRP" and the class location and date in the note, to: 
    Donna Elisar
    Dept. of BAE
    E.B. Doran Building - LSU
    Baton Rouge, La.  70803

    LSU AgCenter or other LSU System employees should use I.T. as their form of payment. Enter the full 9-digit account number that should be charged.

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