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Certification Programs

Recognizing the importance of qualified professionals in the installation of manufactured segmental concrete product systems, the CMHA Certification Program was established. This program aims to promote ethical and professional practices among its participants by offering certification programs in the installation of interlocking concrete pavement. The certification ensures that individuals possess the necessary skills and knowledge to provide high-quality, professional installations.

Continuing Education

Continuing education offers the practicing Certified Installer a means to career development and reinforces the intent and scope of practice within the installation of manufactured segmental concrete product systems.

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Certified Concrete Paver Installer

A Certified Concrete Paver Installer will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of installing interlocking concrete pavement systems properly. Be sure you meet all qualifications and requirements before submitting an application for certification.  

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Certification Operations Manual

Detailed information about the Certification Operations Manual is available for review. The manual describes the user procedures, requirements, and responsibilities of CMHA’s Certification Body and the program applicants that are approved.
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Grandfathered Certification Program

Enrollment to the Grandfathered Certification Program closed as of December 31, 2023.

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A Certified Installer demonstrates an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the proper installation of manufactured segmental concrete product systems. By becoming certified, you showcase your expertise and commitment to excellence in the concrete hardscape industry.

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Benefits of Certification

Obtaining certification holds an assortment of benefits to leverage your professional marketability. Learn more about the opportunities available to you and what your certification demonstrates to clients.

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Learning Management Systems

All individuals wishing to become certified shall take their examination on the CMHA Learning Management System (LMS). Exams taken on the LMS will be administered by a verified third-party proctor. Other educational resources such as courses and webinars are also available on the LMS.

Certification Resources

Additional resources are made available for the Concrete Paver Installer Certification Program, including necessary forms and a detailed FAQ to address your questions.

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Certification Directory

The online directory of the CMHA Certified Installers can be found here. Certified Installers who wish to opt out of the program may do so by emailing or by calling
(703) 713-1900.

Certification Renewal

Achieving CMHA Certification is just the beginning of your journey towards professional excellence in the hardscape installation industry. Recertification demonstrates an individual’s continued competence in installing manufactured segmental concrete product systems and is an integral part of the CMHA Certified Installer programs.

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