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EPA-RRP Initial Certification – Spanish


Any contractor who performs Renovation, Repair or Painting (RRP) in Pre-1978 housing or Child-Occupied Facilities must be Lead-Safe Certified by the EPA or an EPA-Authorized state. This class is approved for purposes of certification under Section 402 of TSCA/EPA-Authorized State lead regulations for Lead-Safe Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) work.

This certification is valid for 5 years and approved for 8 Credits with Oregon CCB

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Meet Your Instructor

Cecilia De La Rosa, an accredited trainer approved by the EPA or EPA-authorized lead program, complies with all regulations for teaching this course. Classes are taught both in English & Spanish. Her background in Commercial Insurance and Risk Management has allowed her to consult with contractors in the Northwest for over two decades with a focus on increasing safety & compliance while incorporating risk mitigation to run a better business.

How Does This Class Maximize Compliance
And Safety?

Aside from reducing the risk of fines and legal issues, certification also provides contractors with the resources and knowledge to work in a lead safe manner to protect their clients and their workers by learning to contain the work area, minimize dust and clean up thoroughly. 

Avoid Fines

Individuals and firms that are not certified could face fines of up to $41,056 p/day.

Safety Measures

Remodeling projects create dust, learning how to effectively contain the dust & paint chips while working interior/exterior projects is critical.

Public Safety

 Learn lead-safe work practices, proper cleaning techniques and protocols including dust minimization techniques. As well as containment and technical construction practices to isolate the dust and prevent lead contamination.

How Do I Get RRP Lead-Safe Certified?

Step One

Register online or by calling our office.

Class Registration Fee includes Textbook, CV Card, Supplies/Materials for hands on work practices,  and RRP Lead Paint Certification for Oregon, Washington, HUD and all EPA Jurisdictions.

Step Two

Join us for an intensive 8-hour class led by our expert instructor, Cecilia De La Rosa. Don’t forget your photo ID, as we’ll be taking a picture for your RRP Certificate. For Oregon licensed contractors, earn 8 CE credits with the Oregon Construction Contractor Board.

Step Three

Upon receipt of your individual certificate proceed to get your firm certified by applying to the state in which you are licensed in.
Submit an application to EPA or EPA-Authorized state on behalf of your company (even if you’re a sole proprietor).
Firms, including sole-proprietors, landlords, etc. must submit an application stating that they will be utilizing a Certified Renovator to perform lead-safe work. Registration requirements will be discussed during class, and we’ll provide the necessary forms when applicable.
To perform RRP work in an EPA-Authorized State (AL, DE, GA, IA, KS, MA, MS, NC, OK, OR, RI, UT, VT, WA or WI): Firm registration must be processed directly with the applicable state lead program(s).
To work in all other states: Firm registration must be processed with the EPA via an online application. The EPA Lead-Safe Firm fee is $300, and it is valid for 5 years.

Why Choose Us?

We’ve certified thousands of contractors since 2010. Our approach to teaching facilitates discussions. Classroom learning includes Group Activities during the hands-on learning and we Incorporate real-World applications & scenarios.

Firm Certification

Firms and individuals, including sole proprietors and landlords, need to apply to use a Certified Renovator for lead-safe work. The process varies by location: in EPA-Authorized States (AL, DE, GA, IA, KS, MA, MS, NC, OK, OR, RI, UT, WA, WI), register with the state; elsewhere, register with the EPA online, paying a $300 fee for a 5-year certification.

Class Syllabus

Course Registration and Introduction

Why Should I be Concerned About Lead Paint? w/Activity



Before Beginning Work w/Activity

Contain Dust During Work w/Activity

LUNCH and Student Pictures

During The Work w/Activity


Cleaning Activities and Checking Your Work w/Activity

Record keeping



Training Non-Certified Renovation Workers Review


Test & Course Evaluation

EPA/RRP Certification & Lead Safety
Your Comprehensive Toolkit

Unlock the key to complaint renovation practices with the D-Lead Paint Test Kit, providing a complete solution for contractors committed to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety.

D-Lead Paint Test Kit

This testing kit provides a quick and accurate method for detecting lead and lead chromate on various surfaces, with results in minutes.

EPA/RRP Recordkeeping Kit

The EPA-RRP Compliance & Record Keeping Kit, simplifies adherence to EPA’s RRP rule by providing an easy-to-use documentation system.

Frequently Asked Questions

Reports certifying that lead-based paint is not present. Records relating to the distribution of the lead pamphlet. Documentation of compliance with the requirements of the regulation demonstrating that the renovation was conducted in compliance with the work practice standards, including training provided to non-certified workers.

Copies of documentation must be provided to the Property Owner or Property Management Company or School Administrator for Child Occupied Facilities.

With the final invoice for the renovation or within 30 days of the completion of the renovation, whichever is earlier, the renovation firm must provide information pertaining to compliance.

Documents related to projects that fall under the RRP Rule must be retained for three years following the completion of a renovation and in the case of an audit, be made available to the EPA upon request.