Training Courses

The National Healthy Homes Training Center’s flagship course is the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners course. The Training Center complements that course with a mixture of courses designed to address specific audiences or challenges. Every training course takes a holistic approach that emphasizes the key elements of a healthy home: Keep It Dry, Keep It Clean, Keep It Pest-Free, Keep It Ventilated, Keep It Safe, Keep It Contaminant-Free, and Keep It Maintained.


Code Inspection for Healthier Homes

The Code Inspection for Healthier Homes course is a one-day course for code inspectors. Participants learn about the prevalence of common housing maintenance problems from data based on the American Housing Survey. The course also…Read More

Eco-Healthy Child Care Course®

The 5‐hour Eco‐Healthy Child Care® Train the Trainer (TtT) curriculum offers information on 11 core content areas: pesticides, poor air quality, household chemicals, lead, mercury, furniture and carpets, art supplies, plastics, arsenic, radon and recycling.…Read More

Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners

If you visit homes to provide health or inspection services of any type, you will benefit from the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners course. The training will help you understand the connection between health and…Read More

Green and Healthy Management Strategies for Multifamily Properties

This course provides property owners/managers tools to implement green and healthy practices that can reduce energy, water, and contaminants and improve resident health conditions. Successfully completing the course satisfies HUD's green training requirements under HUD's…Read More

Healthy Home Evaluator

The Healthy Home Evaluator Study Course prepares students to identify and evaluate health-related hazards in a client’s home. Students will learn how to apply good practices in working with residents, identify housing-related health hazards, use…Read More

Healthy Homes Assessment and Interventions

The primary objective of the Healthy Homes: Assessment and Interventions course is to help students prepare for the Healthy Homes Specialist credential exam. Students will not only learn about the importance of the resident interview,…Read More

Healthy Homes Assessment for Community Health Workers

This course is designed specifically for community health workers (CHWs), and other home visitors who provide health education to residents. The course provides these individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to perform a basic…Read More

Healthy Homes Assessment: Principles and Practice

This training provides the basic knowledge and skills individuals needs to perform basic healthy home assessments. It is intended for those professionals who have completed either the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners or the Healthy…Read More

Healthy Homes for Community Health Workers

This course teaches Community Health Workers (CHWs) how to provide healthy homes information to members of their communities. The Healthy Homes for Community Health Workers course is targeted to individuals who work as health advocates…Read More

Healthy Homes Essentials for Environmental Professionals

This training is a condensed version of the Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners course for accelerated training for those individuals who already have certification as a professional in a healthy home field of expertise. It…Read More

Health Opportunities in Energy Audits and Upgrades

This course provides an opportunity for energy efficiency staff to learn about healthy homes and understand that energy efficiency is only one part of a safe and healthy home. They become aware of a wider…Read More

Healthy Homes Rating System

Typical Agenda This course is designed to enable students to interpret and apply the principles of the HHRS, prioritize corrective actions, and communicate their findings in an Assessment Report. Students learn how to classify housing…Read More

Integrated Pest Management in Multifamily Housing

The Integrated Pest Management in Multifamily Housing course is designed to help property managers implement a comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM) program by bringing the stakeholders, especially resident leaders, together to develop the skills and…Read More

Launching a Healthy Homes Initiative

This course brings together health and housing professionals from state and local agencies as well as other health and housing organizations. The goal of the training is to identify policies and practices to establish robust…Read More