Get your First Nations Housing Professional (FNHP) Certification!

The FNHP Certification program 
Starting September 14, 2020, all five courses will run online for an eleven week period. 

Register for the First Nations Housing Professional Program 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! Check out our latest Information Guide and visit our certification page for full details and registration. *The last day to register for the Fall semester is September 10, 2020.

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.

All five courses will be offered in an online format:

  • Online: Fully online for an 11 week period. Fall Semester: September – December. Winter Semester: January – April. $850 for members and $1,000 for non-members (per course).

Course 300 will be offered in an intensive format:

  • Intensive: A five day in-person session with an online component. Location will be based in Edmonton, Alberta and is dependent on COVID-19 restrictions. $2,200 for members and $2,350 for non-members (per course).

All courses will be offered in the intensive and online format in the Winter semester starting in January, 2021.

*Candidate membership is $150, read below to see if you’re eligible for free membership!

The courses can also be delivered to private groups such as Tribal Councils, First Nations, etc. Contact or call 613-702-3166 for more information. 

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 available! If you are looking to take the PLAR path, we have fully funded support available to help you get your portfolio completed! Contact 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 or call 613-702-3166 for more information. 

Request for Proposal
FNHPA is seeking a proposal from a qualified consultant to conduct a search for two positions: an Executive Director and Program Manager. Get the full details here.  

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. See our Job Posting for full details!

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