NC-EPA Lead Renovator (RRP) Certification Training

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Beginning April 2010 contractors performing work that disturbs lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified, and follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. The North Carolina Health Hazards Control Unit, Lead-Based Paint Hazard Management Program (LHMP) has state specific statues and rules for certification and work practices during renovation, repair and painting activities conducted in Target Housing and Child-occupied facilities built before 1978.

To learn more about the NC Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP) visit or call 919-707-5950.

PEACH is a North Carolina accredited Training Provider and offers regularly scheduled English language NC-EPA Lead Renovator (RRP) Initial and Refresher Training Courses.


Overview of Initial & Refresher Classes

During Class

  • Fast paced interactive instruction
  • Student manual for you to keep
  • Hands on training
  • Pre-exam review of key RRP principles
  • State Approved Exam
  • Must pass exam with at least 70% proficiency

After Class

  • PEACH will email Lead Renovator Certification to contractor within one week.
  • Contractors must submit their Renovator Certification Application to NC Health Hazards Control, LeadBased Paint Hazards Management Program to become a NC Certified Renovator.
  • NC Certified Renovators must be employed by a NC Certified Firm.
  • Operating NC Certified Renovators must be employed by a NC Certified Firm.


Class Fees

8 Hour Initial Class  $175.00, 8:00am – 5:00pm
4 Hour Refresher Class $125.00, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Scheduled classes at our facility will not be cancelled due to low enrollment. If individual can’t make their scheduled class, they may reschedule to next available class. No Refunds.  Enroll online at, send email to, or call our office 919-682-1300.


Amenities Include

  • Small Class Sizes
  • Free Parking on Site

Classes are held at PEACH Facility, located in UDI the Resource Center*, 800 N. Mangum St., downtown Durham, NC.
*Class is on 2nd floor, No elevator in building.


Individual training needs?

We travel to teach the class at your location. Call PEACH,  919-682-1300 to coordinate individualized training for your workers at your site.

If you work on Pre-1978 homes, you need to be RRP certified. Avoid the fines, get certified. The cost of the Initial class is $175.00 and the cost of the Refresher class is $125.00. All classes start at 8:00AM. Please arrive at the training center at 7:45AM for registration.

If you enroll in a scheduled class and you are not able to attend the class, contact PEACH at least 24 hours prior to the class. When you contact PEACH, you will have the option to send someone else to the class, or you will be notified of the next availability for your class and allowed to attend the next class. Failure to notify PEACH if you do not show up for the class, will result in forfeiture of class fee.


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Lead Renovator (RRP) Training


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