CLASSES & EVENTS

With over 300 classes and events every year, you have more opportunities to grow your business, network, and skills.

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MBAKS Education

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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!

Private classes are still available in your building during the COVID-19 pandemic and related MBAKS office closure. Contact education@mbaks.com to schedule.

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
Jul 7

Getting Your GRIP on Claims, Comp, and Safety

Do you want strategies and tools to help you motivate your employees to keep safety at the top of their minds or know what to do when there is an injury? Then these meetings are for you!
Thursday
Jul 7

GRIP Education - Expect the Unexpected: DOSH Compliance

Preparing for a DOSH compliance inspection can be overwhelming, but we are here to help!
Thursday
Aug 4

Getting Your GRIP on Claims, Comp, and Safety

Do you want strategies and tools to help you motivate your employees to keep safety at the top of their minds or know what to do when there is an injury? Then these meetings are for you!
Thursday
Aug 4

GRIP Education - Asbestos in Construction: What you should Know

ERNwest will provide insight into the safety requirements building owners and contractors should know prior to demo, remodeling, repair, removal, or work that could disturb asbestos-containing materials.
Wednesday
Aug 24

EPA Lead Paint RRP Certification Class

Disturbing lead paint on a pre-1978 home? Become a certified renovator and keep your company in compliance.
Wednesday
Sep 7

RISE Up: Implicit Bias Training

The Rise Up campaign’s “Recognizing and Interrupting Implicit Bias” training contains information that will allow supervisors and/or managers to define implicit bias, discuss its impacts, and determine how to interrupt it.

Contact Us

Need help registering for a course? Don’t see a class you want or need? Contact our education team, 425.460.8219, 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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