Lead-Based Paint Certified Renovator Initial
From Lead Training
Certification Information:Satisfactory completion of the classroom and hands-on portions of the training, and passing the course exam, enables the trainee to be fully certified as a Renovator by the U.S. EPA to supervise and perform renovation, repair, and painting activities in target housing and child-occupied facilities. Besides the U.S. EPA requirements (40 CFR 745 Subpart E) this course satisfies the U.S. HUD certification requirements (24 CFR 35) for persons conducting interim controls.
The U.S. EPA and U.S. HUD define target housing as any housing in the U.S. constructed before 1978 with a few exceptions. EPA further defines child-occupied facilities as places built before 1978 in which a child six or under in age spends a significant time each week or year.
A Person responsible for a project that disturbs more than a de minimis amount of paint in target housing and child-occupied facilities must be certified as a Lead Renovator. Completion of this course satisfies this requirement.
- EPA training manuals and Institute supplemental materials
- Hands-on practice in
- Using the EPA approved test kits to determine whether lead-based paint is present.
- Collecting paint chip samples
- Setting up and cleaning up the project
- Worker protection
- Cleaning verification process
- Methods for identifying lead-based paint (LBP)
- The hazards of LBP and of improperly performed RRP where LBP is present
- Training non-certified individuals
- Regulations affecting RRP work