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PHMA Certification Programs

The Military Housing & Lodging Institute (MHLI) has been reviewed and approved as an Authorized Provider of continuing education and training programs by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. MHLI offers courses which lead to Certification through the Professional Housing Management Association.

MHLI, in its role as the Training partner of Professional Housing Management Association (PHMA), offers courses which lead to Certification through PHMA.

CDPM™ Level 1
is offered jointly from PHMA, IREM and NAA.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA, IREM or NAA

Completion of five day course and passing exam

Currently working in area of housing for military personnel

CDPM™ Level 2
is offered jointly from PHMA, IREM and NAA.

Requirements:


Must be certified as CDPM (Level 1)

Member in good standing of PHMA, IREM or NAA

Completion of five day course and passing exam

Currently working in area of housing for military personnel

CDPM™ Level 3
is the capstone to our CDPM™ training program.

Requirements:


Must be certified as CDPM (Level 1 and Level 2)

Member in good standing of PHMA, IREM or NAA

Completion of five day course and passing exam

Currently working in area of housing for military personnel

Certified Defense Unaccompanied Housing Manager (CDUHM) –
Level 1
is the first in a series of certifications for those managers responsible for the management of permanent party UH. It is offered jointly from PHMA and NAA.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA, IREM or NAA


Completion of the five day course and passing the test with a minimum
score of 85%

Currently working as a UH Manager

Certified Defense Unaccompanied Housing Manager (CDUHM) –
Level 2
is the second in a series of certifications for those managers responsible for the management of permanent party UH. It is offered jointly from PHMA and NAA.

Requirements:


Certified as a Defense Unaccompanied Housing Manager Level 1

Member in good standing of PHMA, IREM or NAA


Completion of the five day course and passing the test with a minimum
score of 85%

Currently working as a UH Manager

Certified Housing Customer Service Representative (CHCSR)
is offered jointly from PHMA, IREM and NAA.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA, IREM or NAA

Completion of five day course and passing exam

Currently working in area of housing for military personnel

NEW! Certified Military Housing Inspector (CMHI)
is designed for personnel involved in the management of government
housing facilities.


Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA

Completion of five day course and passing exam

Currently working in area of housing for military personnel

Defense Functional Specialist Certification (DFS)
is designed for those new to the housing profession (entry-level or mid-career transfers) who complete basic training in at least three focus areas of housing.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA


Completion of a total of three MHLI courses, each from a different
FOCUS area, within the last 18 months

Six months related work experience

Level One Certification—Defense Housing Manager (DHM)
is designed for housing personnel who have been active housing professionals for three years and have completed introductory and advanced training.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA

Completion of any two MHLI courses, within the last 18 months

Minimum of 75 qualifying points (See chart under REQUIREMENTS)

Level Two Certification—Defense Housing Professional (DHP) recognizes the longer-term housing professional with six years experience and more extensive career-related education and training.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA

Certification as a Level One, Defense Housing Manager (DHM)


Completion of any two new MHLI courses, in addition to Level One courses, within the last 18 months

Completion of any IREM or NAA course of at least two days

Minimum of 195 qualifying points (See chart under REQUIREMENTS)

Level Three Certification—Defense Housing Director (DHD)
is intended for senior level professionals (GS 12 equivalency or higher) with strong experience at the Housing Director level.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA

Certification at Level One (DHM), and Level Two (DHP)


Completion of the MHLI MGT 404: Executive Retreat (GS 12 and above), within the last 18 months


Completion of any service management or property management course of at least three days (3 points)

Four years supervisory or headquarters staff experience

Minimum of 250 qualifying points (See chart under REQUIREMENTS)

Certified Defense Asset Manager (CDAM)
is offered jointly from PHMA and IREM.

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA or IREM

Completion of FAC 303 or FAC 304 (or IREM equivalent)

Completion of FAC 308: Asset Management for the 21st Century

Completion of FIN 204: Economics of Asset Management

Certified Defense Referral Specialist (CDRS)

Requirements:


Member in good standing of PHMA

Completion of HSO 100

Completion of HSO 200

Completion of HSO 300

Completion of CS 100: Customer Service

Completion of CS 103: Communicating for Success

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