Industry Education

Dedicated to your success, the GVHBA provides year-round programming based on BC Housing’s Enhanced Licensing System. Designed specifically for the local residential construction industry, our courses are open to builders, renovators, designers, and other professionals passionate about keeping up-to-date on the latest industry advancements. Choose your course delivery to suit your schedule. Offered online, and in the classroom, GVHBA industry education is built to help you succeed!

NOTE: All residential builders in British Columbia, building under Part 9 of the BC Building Code, need to meet BC Housing’s enhanced licensing system. As of your license renewal date, each year you are required to accumulate a minimum of 40 CPD points within your license term. GVHBA is a BC Housing-approved education provider, and through its programming, offers courses that are based on the core competencies outlined by BC Housing:

Group A: Relevant Enactments (building code), Construction Management and Supervision, Construction Technology, and Customer Service and Home Warranty Insurance,

Group B: Financial Planning and Budget Management, Legal Issues, Business Planning, Management and Administration, and Business Ethics

Online Courses

In-Class Courses

Cellulose Insulation & Building Design (Builders’ Breakfast Series) Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits Aug 30 2018 Read More
Hiring Successfully in a Candidate-Driven Market Business Related (Group B) 3.0 CPD credits Sep 11 2018 Read More
SEO: DIY & Increase Your Google Ranking Business Related (Group B) 3.0 CPD credits Sep 12 2018 Read More
Cash Flow: Maximizing Your Profitability Business Related (Group B) 3.0 CPD credits Sep 19 2018 Read More
Estimating Your Way to Profits: The Winner’s Curse Business Related (Group B) 3.0 CPD credits Sep 20 2018 Read More
Building Acoustics (Builders’ Breakfast Series) Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits Sep 27 2018 Read More
Networking: Improve Your Results In person & Online Business Related (Group B) Oct 4 2018 Read More
LEEP Technology Forum – Two-Day Seminar Building Science (Group A) 12 CPD credits (6 CPDs per day) Oct 15 2018 Read More
Employment Law 101 1.5 CPDs Oct 24 2018 Read More
Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) Buildings with Quadlock – Meeting Step Code and Energy Efficiency with Easy-to-Build Forms (Builders’ Breakfast Series) Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Oct 25 2018 Read More
Contracts 101: Practical Tips for Contracts & Limiting Liability Business Related (Group B) 2.0 CPD credits Oct 30 2018 Read More
Building High Performance Homes with Gord Cooke (Day 1) Building Science (Group A) 6.5 CPD credits (13 for both days) Nov 19 2018 Read More
Marketing High Performance Homes with Gord Cooke (Day 2) Business Related (Group B) 6.5 CPD credits (13 points for both days) Nov 20 2018 Read More
Strategic Planning: Build Your One-Page Plan Business Related (Group B) 3.0 CPD credits Nov 21 2018 Read More
Ovation Awards Workshop: Tips & Strategies to Submit Your Best Business Related (Group B) 3.0 CPD credits Nov 27 2018 Read More
Net Zero Homes and Green Infrastructure: (Builders’ Breakfast Series) Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Nov 29 2018 Read More