Homeowners hire remodelers they can trust. They want to hire a professional with specific skills, experience, training, and a commitment to ethical conduct. Taking your career to the next level by achieving NARI Certification helps you distinguish yourself and establish that trust.
Applications for certification should be sent to NARI national. For more information, visit the certifications section of the NARI website where you can find an up-to-date fee schedule, application, and program materials. Enrollment in a local EM NARI study group is separate. You can find out more about upcoming study groups and find the links for registration and payment on the EM NARI Calendar.
Certified Remodeler (CR)
Certified Remodeler (CR): NARI Certified Remodelers (CRs) are professional remodelers who provide a full range of remodeling services. To become a CR, candidates must possess skill and knowledge in a broad range of business management and technical skill areas.
Certified Remodeler Specialist (CRS)
NARI Certified Remodeler Specialists (CRSs) are professional remodelers who focus on a specific type of work and serve the needs of homeowners interested in their area of technical excellence, such as concrete and masonry work, electrical work, insulation, mechanical systems, plumbing systems, and roofing and siding.
Certified Remodeler Associate (CRA)
NARI Certified Remodeler Associates (CRAs) actively support the remodeling industry in professions such as architects, designers, manufacturers, suppliers, and consultants.
Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR)
NARI Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodelers (CKBRs) provide remodeling services specific to kitchens and bathrooms. To become a CKBR, candidates must possess skills and knowledge focused on the requirement of materials, layout, and installation of kitchens and bathrooms.
Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC)
NARI Certified Lead Carpenters (CLCs) are the hands-on field personnel who oversee every aspect of the project: customer satisfaction, personnel management, administration, etc. while working on the project.
Green Certified Professional (GCP)
Designed to recognize and identify remodelers who apply green or sustainable principles to their remodeling projects.
Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM)
NARI Certified Remodeling Project Managers (CRPMs) are the field personnel who oversee every aspect of the project: customer satisfaction, personnel management, administration, etc.while working on the project or projects.
Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)
NARI Universal Design Certified Professionals are recognized as experienced remodelers with skills and knowledge in all aspects of universal design and remodeling.