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About USDA Rural Development Section 502 Direct Certified Loan Application Packaging Training

The USDA Section 502 Direct Certified Loan Application Packaging course is an advanced course that covers USDA Rural Development's Section 502 Direct (502D) Loan Program and provides critical information on utilization of this homeownership financing resource that can be used to assist potential borrowers.  


Learn how your organization can assist potential borrowers and work in partnership with RD staff in your state to deliver successful 502D Certified Packaging loan packages. Through the course, designed for those experienced in using 502D Certified Packaging participants will learn the regulations and practical applications of the loan program.


Participants will develop a strong understanding of 502D Certified Packaging underwriting and packaging standards which submitted loan packages are complete and accessible for processing.

This course and the on-line exam are two of the components which are required to become 502D Certified Packaging Loan Packager.
This advanced course is intended for those with previous experience working with this program.
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