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

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The 2019 Builders’ Breakfast Series 10-packs are now on sale!  GVHBA Members, looking for a hassle-free way to get your 20 annual CPDs, or wanting to dedicate time to professional development for you and your staff? Now is the time to purchase your 10 packs for GVHBA’s popular Builders’ Breakfast seminars (BBS), guaranteeing your seat at these monthly two-hour sessions. The BBS focuses on topics related to building science, construction technologies, BC Building code, and other important industry issues and solutions. In addition to rich content, you also save 20% on the price of the 10-course series. Make learning easy by reserving your 2019 BBS 10-pack today!

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Online Courses

In-Class Courses

Builders’ Breakfast Series – 10 Pack Building Science (Group A) Up to 20 CPD credits Dec 1 2018 Read More
Til Death Do Us Part: Creating a WOW Customer Experience From Prospecting to Retention Business Related (Group B) Jan 23 2019 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Hamid Heraldi Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Jan 31 2019 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Sloped Roof – Best Practices, Insulation and Systems Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Feb 27 2019 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Engineering the Part 9 House Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Mar 28 2019 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Passive House Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Apr 25 2019 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Factory-Built High-Performance Panels Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) May 30 2019 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Roof-to-Wall Envelope Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Jun 27 2019 Read More
August Builders’ Breakfast Series: Topic TBA Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Aug 29 2019 Read More
September Builders’ Breakfast Series: Topic TBA Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Sep 26 2019 Read More
October Builders’ Breakfast Series: Topic TBA Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Oct 31 2019 Read More
November Builders’ Breakfast Series: Topic TBA Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Nov 28 2019 Read More