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 

2019 Municipal Hall of Shame For New Housing

CMHC announced the total housing starts for 2019 and it doesn't look good for a number of municipalities. While it can be argued a market softening was coming due to the mortgage stress test, BC speculation tax, and other regulations, severe declines highlight the...

Families Need Missing Middle Housing

CMHC announced our region’s housing starts for January to November 2019 and there is a 7.3% decline vs 2018 from 3,498 to 3,242. Demand is still strong, especially among a large millennial demographic, however challenges include land costs, zoning restrictions, slow...

Development Education Program Needed

One of the challenges of being a developer and builder is explaining our business model and the opportunity for community revitalization to elected officials and the public. For example, if the community expects amenities, significant green space, preservation of...

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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