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Education & Training

VRBA is recognized as an education provider by the BC Housing’s Licensing and Consumer Services Branch. We deliver programs approved for Continuing Professional Development points for BC’s licensed builders. For a complete list of education opportunities, please see the current edition of our Newsletter

New CPD Requirements

BC Housing’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for licencing began October 1, 2015.

Builder companies may not achieve their credits by sending different employees to courses to accumulate the total credits required for the year.

The required annual credits total is 20. For more information, visit https://www.bchousing.org/licensing-consumer-services/builder-licensing/CPD

VRBA holds monthly lunch meetings from 12 noon to 1 pm at our office offering free CPD approved presentations with free pizza and pop for members. We support education and professionalism!

In addition, we have arranged with the Vancouver Island Construction Association to provide discount pricing for their courses. Visit   

Latest News 

New House Prices Outpace Land Costs

Statistics Canada reports the price of new homes in Greater Victoria increased 5.3% from January to October 2020 while the price of land increased .3%. Nationally, residential construction costs increased 2.4% in the third quarter alone, the largest gain since the...

Unintended Consequences – Canadian Contractor Magazine

This month in Canadian Contractor magazine read "Unintended Consequences - the quest for energy efficient homes could be killing Canadians." The BC govt launched their Step Code before National Building Code has completed diligence on more energy efficiency in new...

Watch 2020 CARE Awards – Nov. 28

The 2020 CARE Awards Finalists have been announced by the Victoria Residential Builders Association and you are invited to join the online gala to hear the winners! The Gold Awards will be announced at 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 28 by CFAX’s Al Ferraby at the CARE...

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