AIA Approved Continued Education Courses

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 AIA Approved Continuing Education Courses

Architects Continued Education – The Builders License Training Institute is a fully approved education provider for the American Institute of Architects (AIA Provider #50119841).  Complete your required continued education in accordance with both your State regulation and the AIA mandatory continuing education (MCE).  Get immediate access to your course and come and go as you please 24/7 from any computer or mobile device.  Print your certificate as soon as you finish.

Approved in all 50 States
All courses Include Printable Text

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2010 ADA Standards: Accessible Routes

1 HSW Credit – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI316

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2010 ADA Standards: Special Rooms, Spaces and Elements

1 HSW Credit – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI318

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2010 ADA Standards: Plumbing Elements and Facilities

1 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI317

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Ethics and Professional Development

2 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI308

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2010 ADA Standards: Recreational Facilities

2 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI315

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2010 ADA Standards: Exterior Building Blocks

3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI313

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NEW! 2010 ADA Standards: Interior Elements

3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI314

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Envelope Failure: A Better Weatherization Design
3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI201

Also Approved for Florida Architecture Continued Education (#98783110)

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Harnessing Resources: New Construction Opportunities
3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI202

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Hazardous Work Zones: Implementing Occupational Safety I
3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI203

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Hazardous Work Zones: Implementing Occupational Safety II
3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI204

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Technological Innovation: Building “Green” Into the Budget
3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI205

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Preventing Foundation Failure: Soils, Concrete, Reinforcement and Layout
3 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI206

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Weatherization and Energy Efficient Building
4 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI306

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Basic Project Management
4 General Credits – Narrated and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI305

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Advanced Project Management
6 HSW Credits – Narrated and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI304

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2010 ADA Standards: Real World Application
6 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI312

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Construction Safety Standards
6 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI301

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Weatherization and Renewable Energy
6 HSW Credits  – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIDBLTI303

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Contracts, Liabilities and Risk Management
6 HSW Credits – Video and Printable Text – Course #AIABLTI302

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Massachusetts CSL Required Competency
6 HSW Credits – Narrated and Printable text – Course #AIABLTI307

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Florida 6-Hour Online Required Competency Course 
6 HSW Credits – Fully Narrated 

(AIA Approval #AIABLTI322 for 6Hrs and FL Contractor Course #0610132)

Course fulfills all requirements for registered contractors and certified contractors. Topics include Workplace Safety (lead remediation), Business Practices (Lien Law), Worker’s Compensation, Construction Laws and Rules, and Wind Mitigation.

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Florida 1-Hour Online Advanced Module: Thermal & Moisture Protection: Keeping the Weather Out
1 HSW Credit -Video Course 

(AIA Approval #AIABLTI324 and FL Contractor Course #0610640)

Course identifies moisture and weather related problems, and will identify practical solutions based on the building code requirements.  This internet course is intended to provide a minimum of one hour of continuing education to professionals involved in planning, design and construction of structures susceptible to moisture related issues.

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Florida 1-Hour Online Advanced Module: Gable End Anchoring and Framing for High Velocity Winds
1 HSW Credit -Fully Narrated 

(AIA Approval #AIABLTI323 and FL Contractor Course #0610163)

Course is based on the Florida Building Code changes that surround the most common causes of gable end failure during high velocity hurricane events.

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NEW! 2010 ADA Standards: Key Features and Elements
7 HSW Credits – Online Video and Text  

(Architect AIA Member approval #AIABLTI325)

This seven hour video course covers the fourth through tenth chapters of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.   

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Virginia Contractor Basic Business 8-Hour Course

(State Approved and Architect AIA Member approval #AIABLTI310)

All Contractors must complete an Approved 8-Hour Basic Business Course.  This course fulfills the Basic Business requirement by the Commonwealth and prepare you for Part 1, 2 and 3 of the licensing exams.

Requirement: The Virginia Business and Project Management Book is required for this course.

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Course Packages:  
12-Hour Continuing Education Package – 12 HSW Credits

This course package is all you need to fulfill a 12-hour CE requirement:

  1. Envelope Failure
  2. Harnessing Resources
  3. Hazardous Work Zones I
  4. Hazardous Work Zones II

Course Designation:  12LU (HSW)

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15-Hour Continuing Education Package – 15 HSW Credits

This course package is all you need to fulfill a 15-hour CE requirement:

  1. Envelope Failure
  2. Harnessing Resources
  3. Hazardous Work Zones I
  4. Hazardous Work Zones II
  5. Technological Innovation

Course Designation:  15LU (HSW)

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18-Hour Continuing Education Package – 18 HSW Credits

This course package is all you need to fulfill an 18-hour CE requirement:

  1. Envelope Failure
  2. Harnessing Resources
  3. Hazardous Work Zones I
  4. Hazardous Work Zones II
  5. Technological Innovation
  6. Preventing Foundation Failure

Course Designation:  18LU (HSW)

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Who needs Architects Continuing Education?

AIA members are required to complete at least 18 hours (LUs) per year for membership renewal. 12 of the 18 hours must include the HSW/LU designation and 6 of the 18 may be in general education or LUs. These are the minimum requirements for AIA member renewal, but each state has its own requirement’s. To find the requirements for your state, click on the link below.

 

Architect License Renewal Dates by State
State Total Hours Requirements Cycle Deadline Years
Alabama AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual September 30  
Alaska AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial December 31 Odd
Arizona AIA Courses No CE        
Arkansas AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual July 31  
California AIA Courses 5 5 Disability Access Biennial Report Date  
Colorado AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual October 31 Odd
Connecticut AIA Courses No CE        
Delaware AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual July 31 Odd 
District Of Columbia AIA Courses 24 24 HSW  Biennial April 30  
Florida AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial February 28 Odd 
Georgia AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial July 31  
Hawaii AIA Courses 16 16 HSW Biennial Birthdate   
Idaho AIA Courses 8 8 HSW Annual Birthdate   
Illinois AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial November 30 Even 
Indiana AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial Report Date  
Iowa AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial    
Kansas AIA Courses 30 NON HSW ACCEPTED Biennial June 30   
Kentucky AIA Courses 12 8 HSW Annual June 30    
Louisiana AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual December 31  Every 
Maine AIA Courses No CE        
Maryland AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial Licensure Date   
Massachusetts AIA Courses 12 8 HSW Annual August 31   
Michigan AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial October 31 

Odd begins 2015

Minnesota AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial June 30  Even 
Mississippi AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual November 30  Odd 
Missouri AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial    
Montana AIA Courses No CE        
Nebraska AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial December 31  A-K=Odd L-Z=Even 
Nevada AIA Courses 8 8 HSW Annual December 31   
New Hampshire AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial    
New Jersey AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial July 31 

Odd

New Mexico AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual December 31  Odd
New York AIA Courses 36 24 HSW Every 3 yrs Last day of month preceeding birthday month.  
North Carolina AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual June 30   
Ohio AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual June 30   
Oklahoma AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial June 30   
Oregon AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial Renewal date is report date   
Pennsylvania AIA Courses No CE        
Puerto Rico AIA Courses 50 36 HSW Every 5 Years    
Rhode Island AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial December 31  Odd 
South Carolina AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial June 30   
South Dakota AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual July 31   
Tennessee AIA Courses 24 13 HSW Biennial Varies depending on License Date   
Texas AIA Courses 12 12 HSW Annual Last Day of Birth Month   
Utah AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biannual December 31 (12 Annual) Odd
Vermont AIA Courses 24 24 HSW Biennial January 31   Odd 
Virgin Islands AIA Courses No CE        
Virginia AIA Courses 16

NON-HSW ACCEPTED

Biennial Licensure Date  
Washington AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial    
Washington DC AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial April 30 – Individual/Ap 1st Div of Corps   
West Virginia AIA Courses 12 8 HSW Annual June 30  
Wisconsin AIA Courses 24 16 HSW Biennial July 31 

Even

Wyoming AIA Courses 16 16 HSW Biennial November 30  Even 

Note: this information is for reference purposes only. Information provided is subject to change without notice. Please check with your state licensing agency to obtain current information.

Are the courses listed above approved for the State of California?

Yes, our courses are approved for AIA membership renewal, however, the State of California requires five hours of Disability Access Education.  Look for these to be released on our list above within a month.

Here is the link where you can look up the requirements for all 50 States:  http://ww.aia.org/education/ces/mcerequirements/