VRBA Members

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 

National Building Code Changes to Energy Efficiency for Housing

Codes Canada has announced a public review on changes to National Building Code including seismic & energy efficiency from Jan 13 to March 13. This is the public review that VRBA has suggested municipalities wait for, which includes a prescriptive option for...

Crystal Ball Housing Forecast – Wed Jan 29

Due to inclement weather the Crystal Ball was postponed. The new date is Wednesday, January 29. What's in store for the housing industry in 2020? Hear presentations by BCREA's Chief Economist - a 2 time forecasting winner; sales expert/President of the Victoria Real...


The Connectedness of Our Housing Ecosystem, an article by Daniel Herriges, reflects on a new study called The Effect of New Market-Rate Housing Construction on the Low-Income Housing Market by economist Evan Mast. Mast tracked the migration of families moving in and...

Employment Opportunities


Made to Last Custom Homes is looking for a Communication and Administration Assistant. For more information, visit  https://www.madetolast.ca/job-posting-communication-administration-assistant/ 

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Victoria BC
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