Education, Training & Certification
The HBA offers a wide range of education, training and certification opportunities to take advantage of throughout the year. Review our Event Calendar for a comprehensive list of upcoming classes, webinars, and training sessions. Remember - members always receive a discount! Please contact Pattie Benger at 719-592-1800 x 128 or email@example.com with questions or suggestions.
In addition to the valuable in-house education classes that the HBA provides, we also want to tell you about other opportunities within the community or online that may benefit you and your business. Learn More
Wet Wednesday Lunch & Learn
Join Presenters John Chavez from El Paso County and Jeff Besse from the City of Colorado Springs (and others) to stay on top of the latest in stormwater management. Topics include Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Inspections and Processes, Dewatering Permits, Local Inspections and Non-Compliance, Temporary BMPs, Permanent BMPs, and more. These presentations are open to everyone! Classes are 11:30 AM-1 PM. Cost is $20 each and includes lunch.
Never A Victim: Self-Defense and Awareness for Women
November 10; 4-8 PM
Did you know that 1 in 5 women in America will be beaten, raped, or suffer from other forms of abuse? Become empowered to NEVER be a victim through this enlightening class! This class consists of a total of 4 hours of classroom and physical participation through awareness, avoidance, and simple no-nonsense self-defense techniques to fit all women regardless of age, background, and fitness level. Topics covered include:
Sponsored by: Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Rocky Mountain REALTORS and Land Title Guarantee Co.
OSHA 10-Hour Residential Construction Safety Course
Thursday, Nov. 03, 9 AM-3 PM & Thursday, Nov. 10, 9 AM-3 PM
This program will be taught by an authorized OSHA outreach instructor from SFI Compliance, Inc. and will concentrate on how the OSHA regulations affect residential construction. Focus will be paid to new and recent OSHA regulatory changes.
This course will cover OSHA regulations relating to: Intro to OSHA, Safety Policy, Ladders, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), Access & Housekeeping, Power & Hand Tools, Electrical Power & Power Cords, Scaffolding, Fall Protection, Motor Vehicles, Excavation & Trenching, and more.
Lunch is provided. Upon completion of both class days you will receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Card. Member: $140. Non-member: $160. Register Now
Construction Contracts and Law
Wednesday, November 16; 8 AM-5 PM
Protect your business against legal problems with well-written contracts. Many construction or remodeling companies are too small to hire full-time legal staff, so it's important to understand basic contract law. This course provides a step-by-step explanation of how contracts sustain positive customer and supplier relations, provide for resolution of disputes and minimize the risk of litigation. You will learn about mandatory and optional provisions, warranties and arbitration procedures, with emphasis on troubleshooting contracts for detrimental provisions. Register Now | Share the Flyer
Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist
The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation program teaches the technical, business management and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry home modifications for aging in place. In a three-course program, CAPS teaches the strategies and techniques for marketing, designing and building aesthetically enriching, barrier-free living environments. Going beyond universal design. CAPS also addresses the communication and technical needs of the older adult market. The CAPS designation program adds value to that knowledge by providing insights into marketing and working with this demographic group. You must attend all 24 hours of class to receive your certificate. You will need to register for each class individually.
There are no upcoming CAPS classes scheduled at this time.
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