CLASSES & EVENTS

For precautionary reasons related to COVID-19, MBAKS offices are currently closed with a planned reopening date of Monday, June 28. 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!

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

Tuesday
Apr 20

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead: Initial

Train to inspect, install, and manage stormwater controls on your site.
Tuesday
Apr 20

Preventive Law: Managing Insurance & Litigation

Strategies and case studies to help you align insurance with risks, clarify policy language, manage claims, and more.
Thursday
Apr 22

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead: Recert

Is your CESCL certification about to expire? This course is for you.
Thursday
Apr 22

EPA/HUD/WA Lead Certification: Initial

Disturbing lead paint on a pre-1978 home? Become a certified renovator and keep your company in compliance.
Thursday
Apr 22

EPA/HUD/WA Lead Certification: Refresher

If you are a Certified Lead Renovator nearing the end of your five year certification, this refresher course is for you.
Thursday
Apr 22

Significant Changes to the 2018 Codes - *NEW*

Covering changes to Washington amendments, plumbing, fire, and mechanical codes.

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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