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BIAW Education Program

BIAW's Education Program is an award-winning comprehensive program supporting the needs and requests of BIAW's members. BIAW continues to add new programs, timely seminars and industry workshops on important builder issues such as wetlands, mold, contracts and liability, warranties, and building codes while maintaining support for the professional designation programs. Using an approach tailored to fit the broad scope of our members, BIAW offers industry-specific classes in several categories:

Self Study

BIAW understands the challenge to find the time to attend continuing education courses. This is why BIAW is offering a ground-breaking self-study education option to achieve the Residential Construction Superintendent(RCS) professional designation. RCS consists of eight training modules designed to prepare participants for the role of the on-site superintendent. These modules are typically taught in 4-hour segments but are now offered in a self-study format to allow for maximum flexibility to your schedule. For more information, please contact Amanda Fields

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Professional Designations

BIAW maintains its support of the Certified Graduate Remodeler/Builder/Associate, Graduate Master Builder, Certified New Home Sales Professional, Residential Construction Superintendant and Certified Aging-In Place Specialist professional designations by offering credited courses in cooperation with the National Association of Home Builders and local associations.

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Topical Issues

Addressing important industry issues, BIAW offers seminars throughout the state addressing issues such as: CESCL, International Residential Code, Contracts, Warrantees, Lien laws, Green building, Insurance and home owner maintenance. Attendees received valuable information insurance and home owner maintenance.

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.

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Task Training

As a sponsoring member of CITC, BIAW has opened new channels of information, educational opportunities and training for BIAW members. This partnership has allowed BIAW to provide residential construction-orientated training programs targeting specific skills needed in the home building industry.

Click on course descriptions for a brief summary of each course. To register for a course, click on Education Course Schedule. You may then register on-line using BIAW’s safe and secure on-line registration form. (BIAW will never sell or give your name to other companies.) If you would rather register by phone or have any questions regarding the Education program offerings, you may do so by calling or e-mailing BIAW Education/Administrative Services Assistant Amanda Fields at 1-800-228-4229.

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  Jan Rohila
Membership/Administrative Services Director

Amanda Fields
Education Program Manager