In addition to the initial certification courses required for the CPHB and CPRR Professional Designations, The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association offers professional development opportunities to all professional members under the Certified Professional Home Builder umbrella. This training covers a wide variety of topics and is intended to offer all members, regardless of membership type, the opportunity to acquire and maintain skills that will help them succeed in business and further set them apart from the pack in terms of professionalism and ability.

The Association has partnered with the Professional Home Builders Institute (PHBI) to curate a high-quality offering of professional development opportunities in Sales and Marketing, Business, and Construction.

 

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Enroll in Professional Development Courses

NAIMA Canada training is practically oriented, delivered online through a modern, interactive platform and self-paced learning modules. The training is useful for anyone who deals with the building envelope in new and retrofit construction: on-site insulation installers, insulation supervisors or owners, carpenters, home inspectors, building inspectors, architects/designers, renovators, and more. The courses are always FREE and will work on most devices with wi-fi access.

AIR BARRIERS FOR PROFESSIONALS

(6 modules, approx. 1hr each, w/ quizzes and final test)

Air Barriers for Professionals is practically oriented information for residential construction workers and renovators who deal with air tightness, insulation and various control barriers to improve the energy efficiency of homes. Certificate upon completion.

NAIMA Canada Air Barriers

INSULATION INSTALLER TRAINING

(8 modules, approx. 1 hr each w/ quizzes and final test)

The Insulation Installers Course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to install common residential insulation products in a safe and effective manner based on the most up to date building science principles behind the Building Codes. Certificate upon completion.

HEALTHY HOUSING ADVOCACY

Tenant Liaison Training (Tower Renewal Partnership): This evolving series introduces members of the construction industry to high-rise and MURB retrofit construction activities, in buildings where residents remain in their units. It introduces concepts around healthy housing, energy efficiency, affordability and accessibility to help centre retrofit work as human-focused. The training also seeks to assist workers with communicating the benefits of retrofit work as well as reinforcing the rights of tenants.

RENOVATION 101 Series – Heritage Buildings

(2 modules, approx. 1 hr each – more modules coming!)

The first two modules of this NEW series introduces the topic of Heritage retrofits, with HERITAGE 101: Guidelines and Hazards, and HERITAGE 102 – Structures. As our industry tackles the enormous job of improving the energy performance of existing buildings, the Renovation 101 Series covers a variety of topics that will help contractors get a solid understanding of how old buildings were made and the special attention they need for retrofit upgrades.