Manufactured Home Installation – Online Training

MHEI offers online training for installers of manufactured homes to meet the education requirements for licensing.  In the interactive map above, click on the state where you would like to become certified.  MHEI provides online training for HUD Installers and Inspectors who are looking to become certified.

Once you click on a pin in the specific state above, you will be directed to register for the event.  On the next page, please enter your email address and password if you have an MHI account.  If not, please email  Further instructions will be emailed.  MHEI recommends visitors use Chrome or Firefox browsers to take the online training.

The MHIA of 2000 requires manufactured home installers to be trained and licensed. Most states run their own licensing program but, currently, the federal government oversees installer training and licensing in 14 states. MHEI is the only approved provider of online installer training for these states.

If you have questions about registration, contact


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