In-house Education Opportunities
The HBA offers a wide range of in-house 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. Contact Bethany at
719-592-1800 ext 128 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or suggestions!
Fire Safety 101: Is your Jobsite Ready for an Emergency?
May 2; 8-10 AM at the HBA
Fire hazards are prominent throughout the construction process. Everyone is aware of the dangers, but is everyone ready to react in an emergency? This seminar will feature a discussion on fire safety procedures as well as emergency evacuation plans, including these topics: Pre-planning for emergencies; fire Extinguisher locations and usage; emergency alert systems and drills; worker head counts and meeting locations. This training is intended for general contractors, home builders and all subcontractors working in new construction. The seminar will cover how to implement those safe work practices and provide each attendee a Fire Protection & Hot Work Plan based on NFPA 51b. Cost: $25/members; $30/non-members Register Now
Wet Wednesday Lunch & Learn Series
11:30-1 PM at the HBA See the 2018 class schedule
Stay on top of the latest in stormwater management with the HBA's Wet Wednesday Lunch & Learn series. The topic for May 9 is "COS/County General Program/Permit." The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County are in the midst of many new stormwater permit changes. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the existing regulatory mechanisms used by the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County. A brief update on future permit changes will also be provided. Cost: $20 HBA members/$30 non-members; lunch is included. Contact Bethany at email@example.com or 719-592-1800 x 128 for more information, or register now!
2018 IECC Compliance: More Than a HERS Rating
Tuesday, May 15; 9-10:30 AM at the HBA
New jurisdictional adoptions of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are happening across the Front Range. Learn the mandatory requirements of code that outline steps to achieving the most cost-effective code compliance, and best-performing home. Register Now
Certified Aging in Place Certification
June 5, 6 & 7; 8 AM-5 PM at the HBA
This three-day course equips participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively market and sell services to the aging-in-place (AIP) market. It will benefit builders, remodelers and allied professionals that serve the AIP market. Register Now
CPR and AED Training: Get Trained, Save a Life!
Tuesday, July 10; 3-5 PM
Earn the good feeling that comes from learning how to keep family, friends, co-workers and clients safe! Learn how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies! This class will teach the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include adult CPR training, basic anatomy, assessment of patient, adult choking, AED training and more. This program is compliant with Federal, State, and Local regulations including OSHA, JCAHO & Department of Health. Register Now
OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course
Tuesday, July 24 & Wednesday, July 25; 10 AM-4 PM
This two-day 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 will be provided on both days. Upon completion of both days you will receive an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Card. Class size is limited! Register Now
Project Management (NAHB Course)
Tuesday, August 28; 8-5 PM
Learn project management concepts and strategies designed to help you increase your professional value and the value you bring to your company and customers. This course will teach you the basics of successful project management. The course explains the role of project managers during the pre-construction, construction, and post-construction phases. Project management tools and effective management of trade contractors will also be discussed. This course will benefit business owners, project managers, sales managers, superintendents, and anyone involved in the pre-construction and construction process including small volume builders, remodelers, and custom and semi-custom home builders. Register Now
Self-Defense and Awareness for Women
Thursday, September 6; 4-8 PM
In 2015 there were almost 45,000 assaults in Colorado alone - what would you do if you were attacked? Do you know how to protect yourself? Join us for a simple, no-nonsense self-defense class for women consisting of 4 hours of classroom and physical participation through awareness, avoidance and technique. Past feedback:
"It was fun! I learned some new techniques and the importance of having a mindset of never being a victim. Empowering!" ... "The techniques were fairly simple and easy to learn" ... "Very good instruction regardless [of] size & ability."
Registration is $30 for members and $40 for non-members (includes drinks, snacks and a Kubaton key chain). See more information and registration
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