USDA 502 Direct Loan Application Packaging Training (Multi-State) 010923-11
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Event Date & Time

1/9/2023 - 1/13/2023


Times listed are Pacific Time.

Thank you for your interest in this training. Unfortunately, we have closed registration because either the deadline has passed or there are capacity limitations.  Please see our trainings list for other available trainings.


USDA 502 Direct Loan Application Packaging Training


Certificate of Completion will be available at the conclusion of the training for those who have full attendance & participation in the 5-day course. 


Date & Time:

The USDA 502 Direct Loan Application Packaging Training will be held on the following dates and times:

January   9 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Scroll down to register

January 10 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

January 11 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

January 12 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

January 13 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM 


The USDA 502 Direct Loan Application Packaging Training will also be offered on the following dates and times.

March 27 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Click here to register 

March 28 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

March 29 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

March 30 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

March 31 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 



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 & provides critical information on utilization of this homeownership financing resource that can be used to assist potential borrowers.


The advanced course will be offered over 5 days presented virtually. Through this course, designed for those experienced in processing Section 502 Direct Certified Loan Applications, participants will learn the regulations and practical applications of the loan program.


Participants will develop a strong understanding of 502 Direct Certified Loan packaging standards, which will ensure that submitted loan dockets are complete and ready for processing.


Participants who attend the training and pass the on-line exam will be equipped to package 502 Direct Certified Loan Applications on behalf of parties seeking USDA-RD assistance. 

·       Attending all 5 days is a requirement to be able to take the certification exam.


·       If this course offering doesn't fit with your schedule, additional course options can be found at



This training will be hosted on Zoom and Moodle with links & additional course information will be sent out 1 week prior to course start date. It is an interactive class & participants will need a computer with good internet connection. Participants will also need a speaker & microphone, which can either be through the computer or a phone, which would need to be in addition to the computer.


Registration & Early Bird Discount:

The fee to attend this 5-day training is $500.

Register before 12/24/2022 to receive an early bird discount fee of $450.

Registration deadline is 12/30/2022 at 11:59 PM or when capacity has been reached.

The registration link below will register you to attend the complete series.

This course fills quickly, so register early!

Payment will be due at time of registration.

There is a $50.00 dollar processing fee to cancel.


For registration questions, contact:
RCAC Events
(916) 447-9832 ext. 1429


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