Manufactured Home Installation – Online Training


MHEI offers online training for installers of manufactured homes that is approved by the States of Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Nevada and New Mexico to meet the education requirements for licensing of manufactured home installers or for continuing education purposes.  For the following states, students must select a state specific course as indicated by the state’s name in the course title:  Arizona, Delaware, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Nevada and New Mexico.

Register with a printable registration form and pay by check
Register with a printable registration form and pay by check for the ARIZONA course
Register with a printable registration form and pay by check for the DELAWARE course
Register with a printable registration form and pay by check for the KENTUCKY course
Rregister with a printable registration form and pay by Check for the NEW YORK course
Register with a printable registration form and pay by check for the OHIO course
Register with a printable registration form and pay by check for the NEVADA course
Register with a printable registration form and pay by check for the NEW MEXICO course

Course Description


The industry’s well-known trainer in the area of manufactured home installation, George Porter of Manufactured Housing Resources, has created this online Manufactured Home Installation Training Program. With humor and simple (but comprehensive) explanations of the installation process, this course will take the installer from the first step to installing a manufactured home, to the last step. The course contains lively audio, plentiful photo examples, and actual video demonstrating various aspects of the home installation process. Many of the topics covered are listed below:

  • 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
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