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

LEEP (Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships) Innovation Exchange – One Day Only! Building Science (Group A) 6.0 CPD points Jun 15 2018 Read More
Builders Lien Act 101: Make the Act work for you – Protect you and your business Business Related (Group B) 2.5 CPD credits Jun 26 2018 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series – Site Water Management with BARR Plastics and the City of Vancouver Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Jun 28 2018 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series – Details TBC Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Aug 30 2018 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: Building Acoustics – Avoiding complaints and meeting/exceeding building code requirements Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Sep 27 2018 Read More
Builders’ Breakfast Series: ICF with QuadLock Building Science (Group A) 2.0 CPD credits (pending) Oct 25 2018 Read More
Contracts 101: Practical Tips for Contracts and Limiting Liability Seminar Business Related (Group B) 2.0 CPD credits in Legal Issues Oct 30 2018 Read More