CAPS Application Fees and Instructions

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Contact: NAHB Learning Helpline
(800) 368-5242 ext. 8154

CAPS Graduation Application Fee - Premium

  • Member Fee: $145.00
  • Non-Member Fee: $218.00

CAPS Graduation Application Fee - Standard

  • Member Fee: $75.00
  • Non-Member Fee: $110.00

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation teaches the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest-growing segment of the housing industry: home modifications for aging in place. By completing the required CAPS classes, you are eligible to apply for the CAPS designation.

CAPS Application Instructions

  1. First create a log-in for if you do not have one. Use your NAHB PIN or, if you are not a NAHB member, use your Education ID to create your login. If you need assistance, call the NAHB Learning Helpline at 800-368-5242 x8154.
  2. Choose either the Premium option, which includes a full graduation kit with your CAPS plaque, CAPS lapel pin and other valuable designation resources, or the Standard option, which includes a downloadable CAPS certificate and access to various online designation resources.
  3. When you add your product to your cart, you acknowledge that you have met all requirements to earn your CAPS. You will be able to review and complete the application before finalizing the billing and payment information or return to the application later if you can't fill it out all at one time.
  4. After completing the CAPS application, select the Submit button. This will prompt you to fill out the billing information and finalize the payment. The application will not be officially submitted until you have finished the checkout process and paid the application fee.