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Housing – Training and Certifications

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Housing Training and Certifications

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Community Action of Allegan County offers a number of training, testing, and certification programs for contractors, builders, property managers, career and workforce development, utility companies, and inspectors. Includes HousingWorkx! HBI PACT Training, BPI Building Analysis Training and Field & Online Exams, EPA RRP Course, and InterNACHI Online College.

Center-Based Program

Housing Workx! HBI pact

The Housing Workx! Program addresses the need for attainable housing and workforce development in Allegan County. Through this Pre Apprentice Certification Training (PACT) developed by HBI, we will connect learners to career opportunities in building trades and construction, one of the fastest growing industries in Michigan, to produce healthy, attainable housing in Allegan County.

BPI Building Analysis Training and Exams

BPI Training and exams

As a Building Performance Institute (BPI) Test Center, Community Action of Allegan County’s (CAAC) Community Workshop & Training Center is approved to administer exams. We are committed to upholding BPI’s Test Center values of “consistency, fairness, and impartiality to ensure a qualified home performance workforce.” BPI Building Analysis Training provides education on energy audits and building performance assessments.

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EPA RRP Course

This 8 hour training covers lead-safe practices during renovation and painting activities.


InterNACHI Online College

Online courses for home inspection and property maintenance certification.