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Manufactured Housing Professional


The BPI Manufactured Housing certification will teach you how to optimize the installation, operation, and maintenance of manufactured housing systems. You will also learn how to measure and verify the performance of these systems.

Certification Scheme Handbook

Please read the Core Certification Scheme Handbook prior to taking your certification exams.

Steps to Get Manufactured Housing Certified

  1. Read the Certification Scheme Handbook, Field Guide, and Testing Knowledge List for the Manufactured Housing Professional certification.
  2. Training (optional): BPI does not require training and is not affiliated with any training centers. However, individuals that complete training typically perform better on BPI exams. Most BPI Test Centers offer training.
  3. Schedule your exams with a BPI Test Center in your area.
  4. Take your Manufactured Housing Exams (online and field).
  5. Test Scores: After taking the online exam at the BPI Test Center, you will see your exam score on the screen. For the field exam, you should see your results in your candidate account within 2-4 weeks.
  6. Certification: If successful, your certification will be available for print or download in your candidate account.

Field Guide

Please read the Field Guide for the Manufactured Housing certification.

Exam and Testing Knowledge List

Please read the Manufactured Housing Testing Knowledge List for information on subjects covered on the exam.

Standards of reference for the Manufactured Housing certification exams include: Technical Standards for the Manufactured Housing Professional.

Candidates must take both an online and a field exam to become Manufactured Housing certified.

Online exam: 100 multiple choice questions*
Time limit: 2 hours
Passing score: 70% or higher

Field exam: Hands-on field portion
Time limit: 2 hours
Passing score: 70% or higher
For Combustion Appliance Zone (CAZ) and Carbon Monoxide (CO) sections: 85% or higher

Processing time for exam results: 2-4 weeks

Exam Fees

Exam prices are set by BPI Test Centers. Please contact them for pricing.


BPI Manufactured Housing Professionals must recertify every three (3) years.

If you have accumulated and submitted at least 30 qualifying BPI Continuing Education Units (CEUs) over the course of your current certification cycle, you may bypass the online exam when it comes time to recertify. Likewise, if you have 3,000 hours of verified work experience during your current certification cycle, you may also bypass the field exam.

Please review the Certification Renewal Policies for more information. Fill out the Application for Certification Renewal once you determine that you are eligible for recertification.

*The number of online exam questions depends on your active certification status. Please see the Certification Scheme Handbook for more information.