PEACH services are training opportunities for certified individuals to become proficient at mitigating lead-based paint hazards. PEACH seeks funding to assist with these services and also requests donations for services provided.
PEACH is dedicated to helping marginalized residents become employed in lead-based paint disciplines. Ultimately, PEACH wants to increase the number of environmental businesses owned by people of color. PEACH has assisted community residents in becoming State certified in lead abatement disciplines including:
- lead worker
- lead inspector
- lead risk assessor
- lead supervisor
- lead Renovator
- RRP Principal Instructor
- RRP Training Manager
Additionally, PEACH has worked with local contractors to remediate lead-based paint hazards in single family residential homes and is a State certified Lead Firm and a State Authorized Training Provider for the Lead Renovator training course.
Payments to PEACH for services will help provide training for community residents to become state certified in various disciplines and to cover costs associated with supplies and sample analysis.
Donations to PEACH will be used to recruit and train marginalized community residents in various areas of lead-based paint and healthy homes environmental disciplines.
Please make any checks payable to PEACH and mail to 800 N. Mangum St., Suite 105, Durham, NC 27701.
Partnership Effort for the Advancement of Children’s Health (PEACH) is a certified North Carolina Accredited Training Provider. PEACH is certified to teach the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead Renovator Training Course for the State of North Carolina. Classes are held monthly. Class sizes are small and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Enroll in a class now!
Walk-ins are welcome if the class is not full. Call 919-308-6914 beforehand to see if space is available.
PEACH is currently recruiting primary and guest instructors for the RRP Initial and Refresher Training courses. Eligibility to become an RRP Instructor requires an applicant to successfully complete the EPA approved, NC Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) eight-hour training course. PEACH RRP instructors must also complete 30 hours of additional PEACH specific training. Interested candidates should complete and submit the PEACH RRP Instructor Interest Inquiry Form.