The BIAW Education Program is an award-winning, comprehensive program
supporting the needs and requests of BIAW members. BIAW is committed to helping
you advance the depth and breadth of your professional experience. Whether you're
looking to enhance your technical and professional knowledge in new technology,
business strategies, marketing techniques, management skills, or constantly-evolving
consumer demand, the BIAW Education Program offers a wide range of options. BIAW continues
to add new programs, timely seminars and industry workshops on important builder issues.
Using an approach tailored to fit the broad scope of our members, BIAW offers a variety of
courses in several categories.
BIAW Now Accepting Education Program Scholarship Applications
BIAW is pleased to announce it will offer at least $10,000 in scholarship awards to Washington state students pursuing
an education in the homebuilding industry or related fields. A fillable
2016-2017 Scholarship Application is now available for your convenience at www.BIAW.com.
The deadline to submit a scholarship application to BIAW is May 6, 2016.
If you have any questions, please contact Education Program Director Amanda Fields at 360-352-7800, ext.114.
BIAW, in conjunction with its local associations and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB),
is proud to offer our members and non-members accessible and affordable
opportunities to improve their skills, advance their careers, and be recognized for their
committment to professional growth. BIAW is committeed to providing the best residential
homebuilding knowledge to foster success in the industry.
Click here for more information on Professional Designations
BIAW offers seminars and workshops addressing current issues affecting the homebuilding industry, such as:
Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL);
building code updates; contracts; warranties; lien laws;
green building; and, homeowner maintenance, to name a few.
BIAW understands the challenge to find the time to attend continuing education classes.
This is why we offer a self study education option to achieve the
Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS) professional designation. The RCS consists
of eight training modules designed to prepare participants for the role of the onsite
superintendent. These classes are designed to fit around your schedule and from the comfort of your home.
RCS self study FAQs for more information.
BIAW Real Estate School
The BIAW Real Estate School,
a subsidary of the BIAW Education Program, offers members and non-members alike, the opportunity to earn real estate clock hours.
Courses and instructors are approved by the Washington State Department of Licensing, Real Estate Commission.
As a sponsoring member of the Construction Industry Training Council (CITC),
BIAW has opened new channels of information, educational opportunities and training for BIAW members. This partnership has
allowed BIAW the opportunity to provide residential, construction-oriented, and apprenticeship training programs targeting specific
skills needed in the homebuilding industry.
Low Impact Development
Low Impact Development (LID) is a method for handling stormwater using alternatives to pipes and drains.
LID techniques mimic natural site hydrology by using site design and best management practices (BMPs)
that retain vegetation, limit impervious surfaces, and infiltrate runoff onsite.
To register, choose a course and then view
the upcoming class schedule. If you prefer to register by phone, or for more information on the BIAW
Education Program, contact BIAW Education Program Director Amanda Fields at 360-352-7800, ext. 114. Please note: Due to Department
of Revenue regulations, you must be invited to participate in BIAW class offerings. BIAW classes are not open to the general public.
BIAW Course Descriptions
BIAW Current Course Schedule
Course Registration Policy
BIAW Real Estate School Course Offerings
Certified Erosion and Control Lead (CESCL) Course Details
BIAW Members with Professional Designations
BIAW Course Instructors
Local Homebuilders Associations Education Course Offerings
Administrative Services Director
360-352-7800, ext. 101
Education Program Director
360-352-7800, ext. 114