Revised CAPS Courses Give a Fresh Take on Aging-in-Place

Filed in Business Management, Education by on March 17, 2017 4 Comments

grab barWith an increased emphasis on concepts, products and solutions, two of the three courses leading to the Certified Aging-in-Place (CAPS) designation have a new look – and now they are ready for primetime.

All three courses will be held at the Olympia Master Builders, Olympia, Wash., March 29-31, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. PT.

On March 29, Marketing and Communication Strategies for the Aging-in-Place Professional (CAPS I) will help participants identify this burgeoning opportunity and then develop the skills to interact with the market and grow their business.

On March 30, Design/Build Concepts for Aging-in-Place (CAPS II) enables participants to identify common challenges within the home and understand attractive design concepts that create a safe and comfortable environment for clients who want to age in place or have a medical condition or trauma that requires home modifications or specialized equipment.

Additionally, instructors will offer real-life examples drawn from winners of the Homes for Life contest, honoring CAPS designees who have demonstrated excellence in aging-in-place design and home modifications.

For those seeking to take the full CAPS three-course series, Business Management for Building Professionals will be offered Friday, March 31. Learn critical elements and practical tips for successfully managing your business – and finish the requirements for your CAPS designation.

You’ll also receive discount pricing when you take the full, three-course series:

  • NAHB/BIA of Washington Members: Single courses: $250 each; course series, $200 each
  • Non-Members: Single courses: $300 each; course series, $250 each

Get the skills to join this fast-growing industry—register today if you’re in striking distance of Olympia, or let your HBA know that the classes will be available to be offered near you.

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  1. Linda Fake says:

    When will the new course materials be sent out to current CAPS instructors?

  2. This is great! Will there be an email sent regarding revised instructor guides once they become availabile?
    Will there be new power points as well?
    Thanks! Katherine

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