This course builds on the CAPS I & II courses (which are prerequisites) by introducing design solution techniques, innovative products and best practices for product installation for CAPS professionals to use when creating livable spaces in which to age in place. Participants will engage in hands-on activities from real case studies to apply material learned in all CAPS courses.
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
This course is required for the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation.
- Create comprehensive designs for aging in place projects.
- Become familiar with available innovative and specialized products.
- Practice design and installation for key components of in AIP home design.
- Implement techniques of budget integration into design and product selection
- Identify common missteps for design and installation of AIP solutions.
- Review and apply solutions for common single-room modifications cases
- Identify common installation considerations for modifications of a specified space.
- Prioritize solutions in a whole house multi-generational case study while being compliant with budgetary constraints with consideration given to phased construction application.
- Prioritize individual tasks relative to a projects budget and urgency.
How to earn your CAPS
The CAPS designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to build or remodel for the fastest growing segment of the residential construction industry: homes for the aging-in-place.
Students must complete the following courses to earn the CAPS designation:
- Marketing and Communicating with the Aging in Place Client (CAPS I)
- Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS II)
- Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging in Place (CAPS III)
This training opportunity is underwritten by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.
Presenter: Paul Schwinghammer, Hallmark Homes
Registration will close 10/18/2021