Why Complete the C-CAPS Course?
Get certified and grow your business
Whether you’re building a new house or renovating an existing home, working with seniors can pose some unique challenges. The C-CAPS certiﬁcation will provide professionals like yourself the expertise required to guide your clients through a successful home modiﬁcation to allow them to age in place comfortably for as long as they like.
Canada’s population is aging at a faster rate than ever before. Seniors are the fastest-growing age group in the country. According to Statistics Canada, more than ﬁve million Canadian are now over the age of 65. Ninety percent of Canadians want to live in the same home or community safely and independently as they age.
The course content is also applicable to home modifications needed for illness and injury at any stage of life.
- Universal design concepts
- Leveraging partnerships
- Privacy and legal factors
- Communication with aging in place clients
- Estimate and schedule considerations
- Scenario-based discussions
Module I – The Aging in Place Market in Canada
Module II – Leveraging Partnerships
Module III – Contractual, Privacy and Legal Considerations
Module IV – Communicating with Aging in Place Clients
Module V – Estimate and Schedule Considerations
Module I – Case Studies for Classroom Discussion
Module II – Categories of Design and Building Standards
Module III – Implementing the Design Concepts
Module IV – Installation Design: Considerations and Techniques
Module V – Case Studies and Technical Considerations for Livable Homes
Module 1 – Market to the Aging in Place Market