Upcoming Education Courses in Indianapolis

R-410A Certification

This certification course will provide necessary training and practical knowledge about how to safely service refrigerant systems containing R-410A and R-407C, the R-22 phase-out, appropriate refrigerant and oil applications, service techniques, and safe handling of R-410A. This class includes two hours of instruction followed by a 50-question exam. Upon completion of all course work and passing the examination, attendees will receive a certificate and an AC&R Safety Coalition R-410A patch.

Date: November 13

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Indiana Apartment Association

Cost: $185/member; $260/non-member

Instructor: Allen Graber, Trane-Ingersoll Rand

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CAM SLAM Certified Apartment Manager Program

How can you improve your financial management skills, reduce employee turnover and increase NOI? Take advantage of Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) training that improves these critical skills in only one week of class!

  • Occupancy management, operations technology and managing resident relations
  • Employment law and practices, payroll administration, employee training, supervision and termination, lease and evictions, and vendor contracts
  • Fair housing laws, advertising, complaints and management practices
  • Introduction to marketing, conducting market research, promotional and onsite marketing
  • Team building, managing and coaching for an effective onsite sales and maintenance team
  • Interior and exterior maintenance, preventative maintenance, maintenance safety
  • Risk management, handling emergencies, liability and insurance
  • Investments, adding value to investments, financial statements, budget development and execution, and property evaluation

The CAM course was developed by the National Apartment Association Education Institute to provide the highest standard of training for the on-site manager and clear the path for growth and recognition. Advance your career path in the multifamily industry with this nationally recognized designation – get your CAM today!

Dates: November 14, November 15, November 16, November 19, & November 20

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Indiana Apartment Association

Cost: $1,250/member; $1,819/non-member

Instructor: Dr. Howard Campbell

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Low Income Housing Tax Credit Training & Housing Credit Certified Professional Exam

Experience Low Income Housing Tax Credit Training & Housing Credit (LIHTC) fundamental training and/or LIHTC advanced training, followed by the optional Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) exam. The LIHTC certification course provides a thorough review of IRS regulations and guidance for anyone with responsibility for housing credit properties including site managers and other management staff, asset managers, and regulators.

This course includes fundamental training for all LIHTC professionals and includes advanced training for developers, onsite managers, and asset managers. The HCCP exam will be offered for those seeking the certification.

LIHTC training includes:

  • Managing an LIHTC community
  • Habitability and general use requirements
  • Full-time students
  • Qualifying residents and households
  • Determining resident eligibility
  • Income and employment, what is included and what is not
  • Income vs. assets, how to calculate assets, determining cash value, real estate, personal property, etc.
  • Certification and re-certification: Recommendations, waivers and transfers
  • Set asides, target units, lease requirements and program layering
  • Ongoing compliance: File maintenance, first-year files, project information, compliance monitoring
  • What is the LIHTC program: History, terms, allocation and continuing eligibility
  • Development: Project-wide vs. building by building, applicable fractions, qualified basis, annual credit amount, credit period
  • LIHTC program requirements: Maximum allowance incomes, IRS forms, unit vacancy and available unit rules, bonds, acquisition/rehab
  • Recent updates: HUD Handbook 4350.3, 8823 Audit Guide, and HERA

The HCCP credential is the premier nationally endorsed program for LIHTC professionals. This specialized designation is for developers, property managers, asset managers and others working in the affordable housing industry through the LIHTC program.

Successful HCCPs understand how the LIHTC program provides safe, decent, and affordable rental housing for so many American families. Property owners and developers turn to HCCP professionals when they need a more thorough understanding of the complex net of LIHTC regulations that keeps owners and managers in compliance.

Dates & Time: December 12: 9:00am – 5:00pm / Fundamentals

December 13: 9:00am – 1:00pm / Advanced

1:30pm – 4:30 pm / HCCP Exam (Optional)

* Registration begins at 8:30 am (both days)

Location: Indiana Apartment Association

Cost: Entire Course – both days: $450/member; $500/non-member

Exam (non-refundable): $175

Fundamental Training – Wednesday, December 12 only: $300/member; $350/non-member

Advanced Training – Thursday, December 13 only: $200/member; $250/non-member

Exam Retest: $100

Instructor: Karen Graham, President & CEO of Karen A Graham Consulting, LLC

The HCCP credential is the premier nationally endorsed program for Low-Income Tax Credit professionals.

First Day Includes: Fundamental Training for ALL LIHTC professionals

Second Day Includes: Advanced Training for Developers, On-Site Managers and Asset Managers. HCCP exam will also be offered for those seeking the HCCP certification.

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Six basic requirements for obtaining & maintaining the HCCP designation:

  • A passing score on the HCCP Exam (65% or higher)
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the LIHTC industry
  • Ten hours of housing tax credit education
  • Completion of professional proile
  • A committment to professional ethics
  • Post-designation continuing education

Please note additional fees for graduation & renewal:

  • Graduation: NAHB Member – $175; Non-Member – $200
  • Annual Renewal: NAHB Member – $175; Non-Member – $235
  • 4 hours of continuing education (most can be obtained through NAHB HCCP Webinars)