CLASSES & EVENTS

For precautionary reasons related to COVID-19, MBAKS offices are closed until King County enters Phase 3 and all events have been cancelled, postponed, or moved to a virtual format. Staff is working remotely and can be reached at events@mbaks.com. For the status on future events, keep checking our calendar of events for updates.

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From first aid to fall prevention and more, we help you stay in compliance and make employee safety a priority. Convenient evening classes mean you and your employees don’t have to miss work. If you don’t want to fight the evening commute, we’ll even come to you!

Give yourself the professional edge you need to get—and stay—ahead. We offer a range of courses to help you manage your business, including financial and risk management, contracts, and sales and marketing strategies. Get QuickBooks and social media savvy or become a better leader with instruction from those who have seen it all.

Brush up on best practices, new or revised codes you need to know, and how to successfully navigate impactful regulations that affect your bottom line. Our hands-on courses, taught by area and national experts, are designed to enhance skills for successful on- or off-site productions, from pre-planning to implementation to evaluation.

How do we build housing to meet the needs of our aging population? What can we do to better plan for affordability and sustainability? Our design and architecture courses cover the topics that will define our region’s future—and that of our ever-evolving population. Want to be a part of the solution? It starts here.

It’s time to level up. Earn your next professional designation through MBAKS or NAHB. Programs are available for builders, remodelers, associates, and real estate and sales and marketing professionals. Certifications include Certified Aging in Place (CAPS), Certified Green Professional (CGP), Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR), and Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP).

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What’s better than learning from the comfort of your couch? Our online courses provide comprehensive and accessible training for you and your employees, designed to get industry professionals where they want to be on their own time.

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Nuestros cursos de seguridad más populares están disponibles en español, porque una barrera del idioma no debe impedir que usted y sus empleados salgan adelante y se mantengan a salvo.

Our most popular safety courses are available in Spanish, because a language barrier shouldn’t stop you and your employees from getting ahead and staying safe.

Upcoming Classes and Seminars

Thursday
Sep 24

Professional Women in Building Virtual Event

Virtually meet Kim Wyman, Washington's secretary of state
Thursday
Sep 24

Remodelers Council Virtual Event

Join us virtually for Major Mistakes Contractors Make with Michael Stone. This event is free to all attendees. 

Wednesday
Sep 30

Competent Person Training: Confined Space

Confined space accidents are one of the most common fatality accidents in construction. Prevent common mistakes and keep your jobsites safe.
Tuesday
Oct 6

Significant Changes to the 2018 Codes

Covering changes to Washington amendments, plumbing, fire, and mechanical codes
Tuesday
Oct 6

GRIP Education Webinar

Getting your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety
Thursday
Oct 8

Professional Women in Building Virtual Summit

Create Impact: Strengthen Your Industry & Community. Presented by Contract Furnishings Mart.

Contact Us

Need help registering for a course? Don’t see a class you want or need? Contact our education team, 425.460.8231, for any and all education questions.

Course Proposals

If you're an individual instructor with an idea for a course or a company that offers construction industry education programs, we'd love to hear from you! Submit your proposal with this brief form and our education team will follow up.

 


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