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Education Rules

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The BIA Education Department provides members and non-members ever- expanding course offerings for construction professionals.

Please check the schedule for classes approved by Metro Construction Review (MCR) - formerly Inspections, Permits & Licensing Credit Hours (IPL).

Builders pulling permits in Jefferson County are required to obtain 6 hours of approved courses each year.


  • Individuals MUST register for classes via registration form OR online at: Completed forms can be mailed to the BIA Office, 1000 N Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville 40223, Attention Education Department.
  • *Members: if you register online to obtain your CEU's, you MUST log in to your account (Builder's must register under their own name, not their company name). You will be charged a $10 administrative fee for any
  • If you logged in and are not seeing the member price, re-log in at the registration field or call the BIA 502-429-6000


  • No refunds will be issued for online courses (video, zoom, )
  • Registrations for in-person courses may be cancelled/rescheduled by providing written notice 24 hours prior to the A $10 cancellation fee applies.
  • A $15 cancellation/reschedule fee applies if cancelled on the day of
  • A no call no show will not receive a refund or credit.
  • Payment is transferable - limited to two times per person or per company. Transferable payments must be used within the calendar
  • All cancellations should be emailed to

CLASS CANCELED – weather/instructor/pandemic/etc.

  • Make sure to check your email or the website (
  • If the class cannot be re-scheduled or you cannot attend the rescheduled date and time, you can transfer your payment to another


  • You MUST attend a class in its entirety to receive
  • NO ONE will be allowed to sign-in for a class if more than 10 minutes late. This rule will be strictly enforced!
  • Certificates are emailed to the registrant's email. Make sure the email is
  • All classes on schedule apply to Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville (BIA) credits. Not all classes apply to the Metro Construction Review (MCR) required
  • Metro requires that builders and remodelers upload their own continuing education certificates to Louisville Metro’s Business Portal. Instructions are available upon


  • Classes run on the calendar year - January to
  • Dates and times are listed next to the class – times will


  • All Classes are located at the BIA Office Building at 1000 N. Hurstbourne Parkway unless otherwise noted. THE BIA LOWER LEVEL IS NOT HANDICAP
  • Registrants will be notified if any classes warrant off-site meeting rooms and location


  • BIA Members are charged $40 per hour unless otherwise noted (see class registration).
  • Non-Members are charged $80 per hour unless otherwise noted (see class registration).


  • Some classes do require textbooks or other class materials. This is the student’s expense. Please refer to class registration – some class materials will be
  • Extended cell phone use out of the class could result in loss of

Effective November 30th, 2022