Certified Living In Place Professional™ (CLIPP™)

This is the evolution of the home industry, building and renovating all homes to be safe, comfortable and accessible.
CLIPP professionals are those responsible for the overall design, management and major elements of every project.
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In this sixteen-hour program you will learn:
  • CLIPP Course Objectives
  • Interprofessional Teams
  • Statistics & Trends
  • Medical & Cognitive Topics & Solutions
  • Experiential Meal
  • Living In Place Home Solutions & Wellness
  • Home Assessments
  • How To Sell Living In Place
  • Compliance with LIPI Program and Trademarks
  • You will receive the newest CLIPP Training Manual and an Experiential Meal Kit
CLIPP Audience:
  • Designers (Kitchen & Bath, Interior Designers, Decorators, System Integration, etc.)
  • Architects / Developers / Builders
  • Contractors
  • Lighting Specialists
  • Medical Providers (OTs, PTs, Physicians, Nurses, etc.)
  • Non-Profit and Government Design/Construction Staff
  • Home Inspectors
  • Others by written request

Click on the chart to learn why CLIPP is different from all other programs in Vision, Education, Industry Involvement, and Organization.

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 industry professionals. Join the NKBA today and receive an automatic $350 (or more) scholarship discount off the full cost of certification, from the Living In Place Institute.


Options to become CLIPP certified:

Virtual-Live. Sit in the comfort of your home or office. Everyone is live and interactive at all times.

Our financial contribution to help professionals: Because of the COVID virus, these* Stay-at-Home VIrtual-Live CLIPP classes are discounted up to 35% (fees are reduced from USD $1,299 to USD $949 or less)
(Note: International shipping is longer and costs more, see registration form)

*June 10-11 (9:30 am - 7:00 pm ET both days) (registration closes midnight 6/1-US and 5/27-International)
*July 13-14-15 (11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET three days) (registration closes midnight 6/30-US and 6/23-International) 
*July 28-29-30 (11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET three days) (registration closes midnight 7/14-US and 7/7-international)
August 11-12-13 (11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET three days) (registration closes midnight 7/28-US and 7/21-International)
August 24-25-26 (11:00 am - 5:00 pm ET three days) (registration closes midnight 8/11-US and 8/4-International)

Read what others are saying about virtual CLIPP classes:

“Great way to take the course without having to travel.” Daniel E.

“Great way for training and to receive a certification!” Krista R.

“I thought it worked so well. I had not participated in a virtual class before and I was surprised how interactive we were.” Karen W.

“I love the fact that we didn't have to travel for this and Erik made it fun, upbeat, and entertaining.” Chelly W.

“This was good - you are very prepared. Thank you” Robin F.

“I was actually pleasantly surprised at the quality of this course given the web/virtual format.” Rob N.

“This was my first virtual class. I had a positive experience.” Dondi S.

“This is a wonderful medium. I'd never done one like this. Love the interactivity!” Adam G.

“It was nice to see the other participants and the teacher. Knowing I was on camera also kept me from being distracted.” Cathy D.

In-Person Live. Gather in a traditional classroom setting. 
​(Click on a date to see registration costs and discounts)


September 8-9 (7:30 am - 5:00 pm MT)
Location: Viega - North American Headquarters, Broomfield, Colorado
Preceding the CEDIA Expo 2020

September 15-16 (7:30 am - 5:00 pm ET)
Location: Centennial College, Toronto, Canada
Preceding the LivABLE Environment Conference
(This class is the Canadian Standards version)

Certified Living In Place Professional Refresher Classes for CLIPP graduates ONLY.
Approved for 0.7 CEU for members of the National Kitchen & Bath Association

You will receive the latest version of the CLIPP manual, updated with the latest Statistics, Solutions plus a new section on Wellness. Each one-day, seven-hour class is virtual-live. Everyone sees and talks with each other along with watching the presentation together. We provide a free link to enable your computer (with a microphone and speaker) to easily connect.
Effective March 2020, if your certification is over two years old, your recertification penalty will be waived if you take a refresher class in April, May, June, or July.
Class fee is $299 is required every two years, and replaces the former CEU requirements and recertification fee.
To register and more information, click the links below.
(Note: International shipping is longer and costs more, see registration form)

July 8th (9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET) (registration closes 5/18-US and 5/11-International)
October 14th (9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET) (registration closes 9/30-US and 9/23-International)
January 27, 2021 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm ET) (registration closes 1/13-US and 1/6-International)
We look forward to seeing all of you again, in an upcoming CLIPP Refresher Class.
Thank you and best regards!

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