Education

NAHB Designation Courses

Whether you’re looking to advance in your career or gain additional knowledge about a particular topic, designation courses offer a wide range of learning options.

In partnership with the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), Indiana Builders Association will offer NAHB designation courses in 2019-2020 at discounted rates for members. For more information or to register, visit https://business.buildindiana.org/events.

Helpful Links:

Learn about NAHB professional designation programs

Find upcoming educational opportunities

Course overviews 

Directory of Professionals with Home Building Designations

Resources for marketing your designation 

Renew your designations

 


Training

Webinars

Indiana Builders Association has scheduled a series of webinars to provide education on industry issues like significant changes to the residential code and jobsite safety as well as member benefits. Webinars are typically 60-90 minutes and are free for members. Register for an upcoming webinar at https://business.buildindiana.org/events.

When available, webinar recordings are provided in our members-only section, and include the following:

Wall Bracing Requirements in the IRC (recording coming soon)

IBA’s Member Rebate Program

Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Homes

Significant Changes in the 2020 Indiana Residential Code

 

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course Online

OSHA recommends workplace safety training for a safe and healthful work environment, specifically for hazard avoidance on the job site. The cost for this online training is $79. This course is approved for credit for the Safety section of the CGB designation requirements.

 

Lead Training

Training is required by federal HUD, EPA, OSHA and by most states for persons who work with lead in construction, conduct lead-based paint (LBP) projects in target housing or child-occupied facilities, inspect for LBP or assess lead hazards in target housing or child-occupied facilities.

In partnership with the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), Indiana Builders Association will offer EPA Certified Renovator training in 2019-2020 at discounted rates for members. For more information or to register, visit https://business.buildindiana.org/events.

 

Building Codes Training

The 2020 Indiana Residential Code (based on the 2018 International Residential Code with Indiana Amendments) became effective on December 26, 2019. Indiana Builders Association hosted six training sessions across Indiana from Dec. 2019 through Feb. 2020 to educate home builders, remodelers, trade professionals, and building officials on the significant changes to the code.

The Indiana Association of Building Officials (IABO) hosts building codes training throughout the year. View their education and training opportunities at https://www.iabo.com/Education-and-Training.