Benefits & Values

Benefits of an NKBA Certification Include:

  • Consumer credibility
  • Peer respect
  • Personal pride
  • NKBA marketing support

Certification can provide opportunities for:

  • Increased income
  • Better employment
  • Wider media exposure
  • Distinguishing oneself in the industry

Other Recognized Appellations

Certified Kitchen Designer® (CKD) specializes in the design, planning and execution of residential kitchens. Furthermore, a CKD has extensive knowledge of building codes, appliances and mechanical systems.  Certified Kitchen Designers write specifications and draw plans that are easily interpreted by plumbers, electricians, and installers.

Certified Bath Designer® (CBD) specializes in the design, planning and execution of residential bathrooms. Furthermore, a CBD has extensive knowledge of building codes, appliances and mechanical systems.  Certified Bath Designers write specifications and draw plans that are easily interpreted by plumbers, electricians, and installers.

CLIPP

(Certified Living In Place Professional)

NKBA has developed a partnership with the Living In Place Institute (LIPI) to offer design professionals working in the kitchen and bath space LIPI’s Certified Living In Place Professional (CLIPP) Certification Program endorsed exclusively by the NKBA.

CLIPP certifications are now all live interactive virtual, 3-days of 6-hours per day. For more in-depth information click here: https://nkba.org/clipp