Ohio Weatherization Training Center (OWTC)


The Ohio Weatherization Training Center has offered state-of-the-art technical training and assistance since 1981 and has recently added a mobile training unit to provide on-site classes in a lab setting.  The OWTC offers both packaged and customized training to home performance, energy conservation, and environmental mitigation professionals on building diagnostics, weatherization, heating system services and procedures, industry safety, and many other topics.  A wide range of OSHA, Building Performance Institute, and Healthy Homes courses are offered.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information on training and technical services.  

Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP)
Training and Technical Assistance

The OWTC provides classroom, lab, and field training as well as on-site technical assistance to HWAP providers in the Ohio Weatherization Assistance Program network.  The extensive hands-on nature of the training and technical assistance compliments classroom training and enhances workers's on-the-job-training experience.  

Ohio Center for Lead Abatement (OCLA)

Since 1993, COAD's Ohio Center for Lead Abatement has provided a wide range of training courses and technical assistance for contractors and professionals in the environmental remediation industry including worker, inspector, risk-assessor and supervisor/contractor training.  OCLA provides training for private contractors, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and local governments.   OCLA is funded in part by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).  The OCLA is a licensed provider of EPA-approved lead abatement and hazard mitigation training courses. COAD is a member of the EPA Region III and V Lead Training Consortium, coordinated by the University of Maryland - Baltimore.  Contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information regarding working lead-safe, lead training classes, and on-site technical assistance.

Find qualified EPA-certified RRP firms in your region to ensure abatement and rehab projects are Lead-Safe! 

Learn more about the environmental and health Hazards of Lead to keep you, your family, and your community safe.

The Office of Housing and Community Partnerships has a wide varitety of services, educational materials and resources available on healthy homes, lead mitigation, risk assessment, abatement and housing programs.

For compliance, certification, and licensing information, please visit Lead Abatement Contractor Resources at the Ohio Department of Health.