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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 the registration form OR online at: Completed forms and payment can be mailed to the BIA Office, 1000 N Hurstbourne Pkwy Suite 100, Louisville 40223, Attention Education Department.
  • *Members: if you register online to obtain your CEUs, you MUST log in to your account (Builders must register under their own name, not their company name). You will be charged a $10 administrative fee for any refunds.
  • If you logged in and are not seeing the member price, re-login at the registration field or call the BIA at 502-429-6000


  • No refunds will be issued for online courses (video, zoom, etc.)
  • Registrations for in-person courses may be rescheduled by providing written (email) notice 24 hours prior to the class day. A $10 cancellation fee applies.
  • A $15 reschedule fee applies if canceled on the day of the class.
  • 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 year.
  • 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 correct when registering. 
  • All classes on schedule apply to the 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 request.


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


  • All Classes are located at the BIA Office Building at 1000 N. Hurstbourne Parkway Suite 100 - unless otherwise noted. THE BIA LOWER LEVEL IS NOT HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE.
  • Registrants will be notified if any classes warrant off-site meeting rooms and location


  • In Person Cost:
    • 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).
  • Online Video Classes
    • BIA Members are charged $270 for 6 hours
    • Non-Members are charged $540 for 6 hours


  • 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 emailed in advance.
  • Extended cell phone use outside of the class could result in the loss of class credit.

Effective November 30th, 2022

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