Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2011
Hanley Wood University announces that it has just launched the online version of the NARI Universal Design Certified Professional Training Program. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) developed the Universal Design Certified Professionals (UDCP) designation to promote standards of universal design and remodeling through credentialing of design and remodeling professionals. Home Improvement pros will learn the 7 Principles of Universal Design, and how to interview clients with an understanding and consideration of their special needs. This course will be offered now, exclusively on Hanley Wood University.
“We are excited to partner with NARI and be able to offer this course exclusively online at hanleywooduniversity.com. Universal Design Remodeling Projects are attractive not only to those who wish to age in place, but also for families with special needs, and families who are forward thinking,” said James Bohi, Hanley Wood University’s managing director. “Hanley Wood is proud to partner with NARI to deliver quality, educational programming that advances the industry. Our reach and expertise across the remodeling community provide an ideal platform for spotlighting this critical content.”
NARI’s core purpose is to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product and vital public purpose. To enroll, you must meet the following criteria: be employed by or own a firm engaged in commercial or residential universal design or a remodeling firm that is supporting the universal design and remodeling industry; have a minimum of five years continuous full time experience in the remodeling industry; and have completed 8 hours of education addressing universal design or universal remodeling principles in the last 5 years. NARI reserves the right to deny participation if and applicant does not meet these requirements.
This course provides remodelers and home improvement pros with the tools to sell and conduct remodeling projects that are based on Universal Design principles. The cost of the online program is $399 for NARI Members and $499 for Non-members.
About Hanley Wood University
Hanley Wood University, a service of Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier destination for building construction professionals seeking training programs and continuing education. It offers a robust platform of courses that serve multiple professions, fulfill association requirements, and cover a wide array of topics vital topics across the residential and commercial construction industries. Hanley Wood University serves the information needs of audiovisual professionals, builders, concrete contractors, interior designers, lighting designers, masonry contractors, remodelers and other industry professionals with a dynamic learning platform. http://www.hanleywooduniversity.com.
About Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood is a leading business-to-business media company focused on the residential and commercial construction and design industries. Its diverse portfolio includes magazines, websites, e-newsletters, exhibitions and conferences, custom marketing and data services.
Hanley Wood is comprised of four operating platforms: Business Media, which publishes more than 30 magazines, featuring BUILDER and ARCHITECT magazine, along with related websites, e-newsletters, and conferences; Exhibitions, which produces marquee events such as World of Concrete, bringing residential and commercial construction professionals face-to-face with manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and service providers; Market Intelligence, which collects and aggregates proprietary data sets that capture hundreds of pieces of profile and material information about housing developments in more than 75 housing markets; and Marketing, which plans, creates, and executes strategic and integrated marketing solutions for its clients. http://www.hanleywood.com.