Programs & Courses

CHBA BC offers online and in-person courses for residential builders and renovation contractors that meet all education and training requirements at every stage of your career.

Builder Licensing

Interested in becoming a licensed residential builder in British Columbia? Take CHBA BC builder licensing courses to achieve BC Housing’s core requirements and become a licensed residential builder in the province.

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Certificate Programs

Complete CHBA BC’s unique certificate programs to learn essential skills, successfully market yourself and get an edge in the highly-competitive residential construction industry.

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Featured Courses

Check out our upcoming courses and find out what our expert instructors are excited to be teaching.


Simplifying complex carbs: examining the Zero Carbon Step Code

  • Victoria, BC – May 30 2024
  • Burnaby, BC – June 6, 2024
  • 7 CPD


  • 2024 BC Building Code updates
  • Earth, Wind, and Fire: Tackling climate resilience in housing
  • Strategies For Compartmentalizing Attached Residential Unit


Reaching Future Performance Targets Using Fundamental Enclosure Concepts

  • Victoria, BC – Sept 12 2024
  • Courtenay, BC – Sept 26, 2024
  • 7 CPD

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CHBA BC’s new BC Energy Step Code Modules 1-8 training will satisfy the full set of education requirements set by BC Housing specific to BC Energy Step Code training.

Browse the full Calendar

The CHBA BC Course Calendar provides detailed information about all of our courses. The calendar includes a handy search tool that helps you find the specific online and in-person courses that meet your needs.

Why Us?

CHBA BC is a leading provider of training and education for the residential construction industry, offering BC Housing-approved courses for residential builders and renovation contractors at every career progression.

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Competitive Advantage

With the most up-to-date course content and expert instructors, our students achieve certifications and a competitive advantage.

Professional Development

By enrolling in CHBA BC courses, you will be equipped with valuable skills and experience and earn certifications to take your career to the next level.

First-Class Benefits

CHBA BC courses can help you get the licensing you need and the real-life knowledge to benefit your career path and your business goals.

Programs & Courses

With courses online and in person for builder licensing, professional development, and certificate programs, you can choose the format that works for you.

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We’re invested in our members’ success in the residential construction industry. The links below will help you to make the most of your continuing education.


Questions? We’ve got answers! See a list of frequently asked questions about builder licensing, course structure, exam format, certificate programs and more.


To support student success, CHBA BC provides helpful registration resources, including policies and procedures and student help videos.

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