Canadian Certified Aging in Place Specialist

For builders, renovators, and health professionals who want to learn more about the growing aging in place market and how to provide innovative options to their clients.

More courses coming soon.

Home Modifications

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.

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. 

The course content is also applicable to home modifications needed for illness and injury at any stage of life.

Learning Highlights

  • Design and building standards
  • Universal design concepts
  • Implementation of design concepts
  • Scenario-based learning
  • Instructor led training
  • Scenario-based discussions

Meet Your Trainer

Gary Sharp, P.Eng.

Director, Renovator Services
   Canadian Home Builders' Association

Contact CHBA

For inquiries about the training course, please email Dina McNeil.