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The Manufactured Housing Educational Institute offers online training for installers and inspectors of manufactured homes to meet the education requirements for licensing. This is an 8 hour continuing education course for HUD licensed installers in Michigan.

The MHIA of 2000 requires manufactured home installers to be trained and licensed. The federal government oversees installer training and licensing in 15 states. MHEI is only the training provider. Check with your state licensing agency for any additional requirements and application processes it may have.

Course Highlights

  • High Tech Factory Built Housing Deserves High Tech Installation
  • Principles of Load-Bearing Capacity
  • The Importance of Proper Site Preparation
  • Planning Your Route to the Home Site
  • How to Correct and Prevent Drainage Problems
  • Soil Testing
  • Determining the Proper Footings and Piers
  • Stabilizing or Anchoring Systems
  • Using the Wind Zone Map, Roof Load Map and U/O Value Zone Map
  • Information on the Data Plate
  • Reading Installation Manual Charts
  • The Importance of Proper Ventilation
  • Proper Installation of Ductwork
  • Proper Support of Marriage Line Openings
  • Side-Wall Weight – Consideration of Homeowner Possessions
  • Planning for Moving the Home Onto Its Foundation
  • Closing and Securing Multi-Section Homes
  • Leveling the Home
  • Symptoms of Installation Problems
  • Connecting the Home to Utilities and Appliances
  • Proper Installation of Add-Ons
  • Safety Considerations for the Installer

 

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations, substitutions and refund requests must be received in writing at mhei@mfghome.org. A $75 administrative fee will apply to all requests.

If you have questions about registration, contact Janet Williams, Director of Education, at 703-558-0654 or email mhei@mfghome.org.

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