Education

Forge Ahead In Your Career

BIAW’s award-winning Education program provides our members with opportunities to learn about relevant topics and gain new skills to improve your business and processes. We are committed to providing the best education and information available. Whether it’s online or in a classroom at your local HBA, BIAW provides you with the latest training.

BIAW Classes In-person and Online

To register, view our upcoming class schedule. Classes are offered in a variety of formats, including online and in-person. Please note: Due to the Department of Revenue regulations, you must be invited to participate in BIAW class offerings. BIAW classes are not open to the general public.

On-Demand Partnerships

We’ve partnered with several organizations to offer a variety of courses at a discount or free to members: BIAW offers a new suite of on-demand courses for members to learn on their own schedule and at their own preferred locations.

 

 

Professional Development

Expand your skill set, earn professional credits, or learn something new!

BIAW Classes

Classes are offered in a variety of formats, including online and in-person.

MT Copeland

Construction fundamentals with real-world applications, taught by skilled craftspeople.

Dunn Solutions

Hundreds of articles and tutorials compiled from 100+ years in the building industry.

Pim Savvy

Free L&I educational and coaching services to Washington small businesses.

MindEdge

Online professional development courses and certificates.

Popular Classes

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Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

The state’s Construction Stormwater General Permit from Ecology requires all sites disturbing over an acre of land have a CESCL trained to inspect, install, and manage stormwater controls on your site. Most companies will need more than one employee trained as a CESCL. Certification is good for three years.

Construction Contracts & Lien Law

The contracts portion will teach you the terms you need to address in your contract in order to minimize the occurrence and magnitude of problems that inevitably arise with customers or other contractors.  The lien portion will teach you how to prepare, record and foreclose a lien on either a commercial or residential project.

BIAW Certified Builder Program

Doing the right thing matters to you. You emulate values that have proven themselves over and over throughout your career. You care about being an expert. And you want your customers to know that by hiring you they will get the best.

The BIAW Certified Builder designation is like no other, one that will propel your business to a new level of recognition and reward. A Certified Builder is proven, accountable, and vetted by one of the largest home building associations in the country. It’s an achievement that asks more of you because you ask more of yourself.

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