Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM)


NARI Certified Remodeling Project Managers (CRPM) are recognized as competent remodeling professionals, well-versed in the operational and business aspects of remodeling projects toward timely completion and increased profitability.

The CRPM program addresses the fundamentals of remodeling project management:

  • Project planning
  • Project cost management
  • Risk management
  • Personnel management
  • Quality assurance
  • Record keeping
  • Communication and client satisfaction

Why pursue certification?

Successfully managing a remodeling project requires the knowledge and expertise in a variety of complex business principles to bring a project to completion within budget and time parameters and to the satisfaction of the client. 

As Certified Remodeling Project Manager you will:

  • Advance your business skill set for increased project profitability, timeliness, and streamline of project operations
  • Validate your professionalism, expertise and dedication to client satisfaction 
  • Increase your visibility in a crowded marketplace
  • Develop your professional skill set and set your career in remodeling up for success

Eligibility Criteria

  • Currently employed by or own a firm primarily engaged in remodeling and which operates in compliance with the NARI Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
  • Minimum of 16 hours of continuing education directly related to project management or attendance of NARI Certified Remodeling Project Manager online preparatory course
  • Minimum of two (2) years continuous experience in the remodeling industry AND one (1) year in a remodeling project manager role

Certification Process

  • Complete CRPM application and submit to NARI for review along with certification fee. 
  • Application review by NARI Certification staff to assure applicant meets eligibility criteria.
  • Upon application approval, the applicant has the option to attend a study group at your local NARI chapter, participate in NARI’s Certified Remodeling Project Manager online prep courseor self-study. Register for the course via the CRPM application.
  • Successfully complete a comprehensive 150 question examination under the supervision of an examination proctor.

Certification Fees



Annual renewal fee



Online prep program fee



Certification Exam Schedule


May 6 - 19, 2019
August 26 - September 8, 2019
December 2 - 17, 2019