The FNHP Certification Program

Starting September 14, 2020, all FNHP Certification courses will run online for an eleven-week period. Register today to take the courses necessary to be certified as a First Nations Housing Professional (FNHP), or take a course to support your ongoing professional development!

If you have taken SAIT, VIU or CEGEP Garneau housing courses, you may be eligible for course exemptions! The cost of exemptions will be covered by CMHC scholarships. It is suggested that one required course (in order) be taken per semester, after applicable exemptions. For more details on the courses, check out our courses and learning objectives.

Course 300 will be offered in an intensive format:

  • A five day in-person session with an online component.
  • Location will be based in Edmonton, Alberta and is dependent on COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Member price: $2,200/course
  • Non-member price: $2,350/course

All five courses will be offered in an online format:

  • Fall Semester: September – December
  • Winter Semester: January – April (All courses will be offered in the intensive and online format in the Winter semester starting in January, 2021).
  • Member price: $850/course
  • Non-member price: $1,000/course

Fall semester registration deadline: September 10, 2020
Visit for registration and full details.

Do you have more than 7 years of housing experience?

If so, the Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) path may be for you! The first 50 applications through the PLAR path are FREE!! After that the application cost is $650. Support is available! If you are looking to take the PLAR path, we have fully funded support available to help you get your portfolio completed! Contact [email protected] or call 613-702-3166 for more information.

Are you eligible for free membership?

Your first candidate membership may be available free of charge if you have taken the SAIT, VIU or CEGEP Garneau housing courses, or if you are working in First Nations housing in Manitoba. Contact [email protected] or call 613-702-3166 for more information.

Call for Instructors

FNHPA is looking for qualified individuals to provide services as an instructor to support the delivery of the First Nations Housing Professional Program courses. View our job postings for full details!

Knowledge Centre Available

Looking for housing resources? Our Knowledge Centre is up and running at! You’ll find information on Best Practices & Tools, Career Support Services, Housing Articles, Papers & Reports, and more!

Reach out anytime!
Sarah McCabe
Membership & Communications Coordinator [email protected] | 613-702-3166