• Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans offers many educational courses throughout the year.

    The 4 main classes offered are:

    • Continuing Education (CE) - 1-6 hour classes for licensed contractors seeking to fulfill state licensing board requirements.
    • Professional Designation (PD)
    • Certified Renovator Training (RRP) - Required by EPA Lead and RRP Rule for contractors doing renovation work on pre-1978 housing.
    • Multi-Family (MFC)



    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 Designation! The most commonly earned Professional Designations are outlined below. Click here to search for designees in your area.



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    All payments are 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-Show Policy:
    No-shows will be billed for any education class. N
    ote: This may vary with different classes, depending on the arrangements with the 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 the course material.