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BIA Continuing Education

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

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

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

Presenting Sponsor

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View Education Calendar Here

Classes run on the calendar year from January to December.

Online Classes are available now through the end of September. View full list of classes that are available here

In-Person Classes begin in Fall 2024. Schedule coming soon!

Education FAQs

Have any questions about Continuing Education Classes?

Click here to view FAQs

If you have additional questions, please email

Education Information/Rules


  • 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).
  • 25% OFF Online Video Classes for 2024!
    • BIA Members are charged $270 
    • Non-Members are charged $540 


  • 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 Location

  • 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

Class Date/Times:

  • Classes run on the calendar year - from January to December
  • In person classes begin in the Fall 
  • Dates and times are listed on the Education Calendar

Class Cancellation - Weather/Instructor/Pandeminc/Etc.

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


  • Individuals MUST register for classes HERE
  • *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
  • Non-members do not need to login


  • You MUST attend a class in its entirety to receive credit
  • NO ONE will be allowed to sign in for a class if more than 10 minutes late. This rule will be strictly enforced!
  • All classes on schedule apply to the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville (BIA) credits and Metro Construction Review (MCR) credits.
  • Builders pulling permits in Jefferson County are required to obtain 6 hours of approved courses each year.
  • Certificates are emailed to the registrant's email. Make sure the email is correct when registering. 
  • Metro requires that builders and remodelers upload their own continuing education certificates to Louisville Metro’s Business Portal. Instructions are available upon request.

New Builder Members

New Builder Members agree that applying to be a Builder Member with the BIA (and not Land Developer Member or Commercial Developer Member) must obtain 18 hours of Continuing Education Units ("CEUs") in the first year of being a BIA Builder Member, and then subsequently obtain 6 CEUs every year you are a Builder Member of the BIA. You understand that CEUs must be obtained from BIA Education Classes and that Builder members who fail to complete the required number of CEUs are subject to disciplinary action by the BIA, up to and including termination of membership.

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