How Do I Become a Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)?
The Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) is designed to emphasize business and project management skills as the key to a successful remodeling operation. The CGR curriculum helps you run your business more efficiently by teaching job cost procedures, accounting principles and basic contract law. Other topics covered include design, estimating and scheduling.
Curriculum and Other Requirements
A minimum of five years of experience in the remodeling business
Submit proof of liability and workers' compensation insurance for yourself, or be an employee of a company that holds both (where required by local jurisdiction).
A valid business license (if state-required)
A letter of sponsorship from your employer
*Results of the PREP determine the amount of coursework (0-2) in each of the five core areas the candidate must complete. If you took the PREP Assessment before September 2008, please use the categories and courses listed below.