The Living In Place Institute has created a vision of, "All Homes Accessible, Comfortable and Safe."

To reach this simple but profound vision is the mission of the Living In Place Institute. As the only producer and provider of education and recognition for professionals across all segments of the built environment, Living In Place is now recognized as a movement from within the industry.

Living In Place professionals are now learning and working together to develop safer home designs and products that meet the needs of all residents and visitors in every home, while supporting their own business needs.

At the core of Living In Place Institute education are three training programs, or what are called, "The PIllars of Living In Place." Each Pillar, or education program, is designed to meet the needs of the specified professional groups and encourage collaboration among all other Living In Place Professionals. The core principles are the same, just the specific information is tailored to meet the needs of each Pillar.

Start by looking at the chart below and decide which of the PIllars represents your professional role. Then scroll down and register to become part of the Living In Place movement.

















Certified Living In Place Professional (CLIPP)

CLIPP is intended for professionals who create the overall designs, management, and project specifications. 

CLIPP is 16 hours / either Virtual-Live or Live In-Person, both are fully interactive.

Click on a date below to register



Certified Living In Place Professional™ (CLIPP) is the ONLY education program endorsed by the National Kitchen & Bath Association, the world's leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry providing tools, research, certification, and events to thousands of professionals.


Visit our FAQ page, for these and other questions:

What is CLIPP? Why has is captured international interest?
How much does CLIPP training cost and are there discounts?

Join the NKBA today and receive an automatic discount of $350. This is a gift from the Living In Place Institute.

What is a typical CLIPP class agenda?
Is CLIPP approved for CEUs?
What is a Student and Educator CLIPP?
What is the late registration policy?
 





You have two options to become CLIPP Certified:

Option #1 - Virtual Live Class - No travel required. This is a live, interactive class. You sit in front of your computer as you see and interact in real-time with the instructor and all other attendees. Each class is scheduled over four consecutive days of about 4-1/2 hours. For classroom set-up and technical requirements click HERE.

Option #2 - Live In-Person Class - Travel required. This is a live class at strategic locations. If you would like to bring a class to your area, please contact us.

All dates subject to change.

 



Option #1 - Virtual Live Classes

Feb 4-5-6-7 / Each session 11 am ET to 3:30 pm ET / Class #VC200204/US
US Standards Class
Virtual Live Class - Register HERE
Registration closes midnight 1/15

Feb 18-19-20-21 / Each session 11 am ET to 3:30 pm ET / Class #VC200218/US
US Standards Class
Virtual Live Class - Register HERE
Registration closes midnight 2/4

March 3-4-5-6 / Each session 11 am ET to 3:30 pm ET / Class #VC200303/US
US Standards Class
Virtual Live Class - Register HERE
Registration closes midnight 2/18

Option #2 - Live In-Person Classes


SPECIAL KBIS DISCOUNT If you are a member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) you will receive the full CLIPP class for half price. This is is a $649 discount off the full registration fee. (Educators and students receive a $750 discount)
Jan 19-20 Live In-Person Class - KBIS 2020
Courtyard by Marriott Las Vegas South, 5845 Dean Martin Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (for $189 special room rates, contact Sara at Sara.Bartlett@marriott.com)
Class 7:30 am - 5:00 pm local time both days
Please arrive by 7 am for a continental breakfast. All food, snacks, and beverages are included.
Register HERE
Registration closed

SPECIAL KBIS DISCOUNT If you are a member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) you will receive the full CLIPP class for half price. This is is a $649 discount off the full registration fee. (Educators and students receive a $750 discount)
Jan 24-25 Live In-Person Class - KBIS 2020
At the Convention Center
Class 7:30 am - 5:00 pm local time both days
Please arrive by 7 am for a continental breakfast. All food, snacks, and beverages are included.
Register HERE
Registration closes midnight 1/17


Living In Place Associate (LIPA)

LIPA is intended for professionals who create products, supply them to the industry and provide support to the other Pillars professionals.

LIPA - Provides a complete overview of the entire CLIPP class. It is one of three groups of professionals that complete the Living In Place network.

NOTE: The LIPA course is NOT the full CLIPP™ certification course. It does NOT allow access to HASAC™, the ability to create an online Professional Member profile or any of the marketing support documents available to CLIPP graduates. LIPA and HATS programs are not eligible for CEUs.

LIPA is not intended for designers and general contractors. They must take the CLIPP classes.

LIPA is 5 hours / either Virtual-Live or Live In-Person, both are fully interactive.
Click on a date below to register

It is presented on a live-interactive virtual platform. The instructor and all attendees are live, see each other and can talk freely among the group. 

Class registration is $499 per person - ask us about company discounts.

Choose your date below to register now.

March 2 - 11:00 am ET to 4:00 pm ET - Registration closes February 17, 2020

April 6 - 11:00 am ET to 4:00 pm ET - Registration closes March 23, 2020

May 4- 11:00 am ET to 4:00 pm ET - Registration closes April 20, 2020

June 1- 11:00 am ET to 4:00 pm ET - Registration closes May 18, 2020













 


Home And Trade Specialist (HATS)
HATS is a series of on-demand training videos.

Program release Spring 2020

Trades professionals who install designs and products.

HATS is intended for professionals who install designs and products.

HATS - Provides an overview and specific information in a series of on-demand training modules. It is one of three groups of professionals that complete the Living In Place network.

NOTE: The HATS course is NOT the full CLIPP™ certification course. It does NOT allow access to HASAC™. LIPA and HATS programs are not eligible for CEUs.

LIPA is not intended for designers and general contractors (CLIPP), or professionals who create products, supply them to the industry and provide support. They must take the CLIPP classes.

LIPA will be released in the spring of 2020.













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