The HBA offers many continuing education courses each year. Click any dates in green below to view a class offered that day, or view all upcoming classes here.
There are 4 main types of classes offered by the HBA:
CE : 1-6 hour classes offered for those licensed contractors seeking to fulfill their 6-hour requirement with the state licensing board.
PD : Professional Designation Classes. For more on professional designations, see description below.
RRP : Certified Renovator Training. Required by the EPA Lead: RRP Rule for contractors doing renovation work on pre-1978 housing.
MFC : Education specifically for those in the multifamily industry.
Delgado Student Chapter
The HBA of Greater New Orleans also sponsors an award-winning local student chapter at Delgado Community College. Under the leadership of Professor Victor Mirzai, student chapter members are consistently looking for various internships and jobs with HBA member firms to fullfill their academic requirements and hopefully gain permanent positions upon graduation. For more information, e-mail Professor Mirzai or call him at 504-671-6184
NAHB Professional Designations
An NAHB Designation says a lot about you. Professional designations offer excellent opportunities to improve your skills, advance your career, and be recognized for your commitment to professional growth. NAHB has the most targeted curriculum, accomplished teachers and widely respected education opportunities in the business. The HBA of Greater New Orleans hosts designation courses; check the Upcoming Classes listing below or contact the HBA Education Director for information on upcoming courses.
The HBA of Greater New Orleans is proud of our members who have gone the extra mile to earn their Professional Deisgnation! The most commonly earned Professional Designations are outlined below. Click here to search for designees in your area.
- All payment will be due prior to class.
- Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made within 24 hours of class will not be refunded, with the exception of professional designation classes, where at least 1 week notice is required. No-shows will also be billed for any education class. (Please note: This may vary with different classes, depending on the arrangements with instructor.)
- Professional Designation Classes: HBA members who have completed an NAHB Professional Designation course may retake that course as a “refresher” for a fee of $100. These registrants will NOT receive a copy of course material.