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Regulations: Lead Principal Instructor

In Wisconsin, a person who has the primary responsibility for teaching a training course that leads to certification in a lead discipline must be approved.




A lead principal instructor approval is for a person to teach one or more accredited lead training courses.


Valid until the instructor’s qualifying lead certification expires


  • Initial approval—Lead Hazard Reduction $100, Lead Investigation $100, and Project Design $50
  • Renewal approval—Lead Hazard Reduction $50, Lead Investigation $50, and Project Design $25


The instructor must be certified in a qualifying lead discipline. They also must have training in adult education and related work experience.

See Wis. Admin Code ch. DHS 163, subch. III, Accreditation of Lead Training Courses and Approval of Training Managers and Instructors.


To get the application packet, either:

Last revised June 19, 2023