The HBA of Greater Austin’s education efforts center on advancing the practice and professionalism of the home building industry.
The HBA offers education programming for all ranges of home building industry professionals – from new hires, to sales and marketing professionals, to seasoned contractors. Members looking to increase their knowledge and professionalism can benefit from programs on the latest building and energy codes, contracts, accounting and business practices, and many other topics and trainings unique to the home building industry.
The HBA education efforts also support programs that promote and educate the future individuals of the home building industry. The HBA of Greater Austin has strategic partnerships with specialty trades programs in both secondary and higher education including: Austin Community College, Texas State University, Texas A&M University as well as local high schools.
The HBA, through these partnerships works to promote the industry as a profession and connect the students in various education programs with industry professionals and future employment opportunities.
The HBA offers dozens of hours of professional education each year. For a list of upcoming courses, see our course calendar.
NAHB Student Chapters
The HBA of Greater Austin sponsors two local NAHB student chapters at Austin Community College and the University of Texas at Austin. Student chapter members are consistently looking for various internships and jobs with HBA member firms to fullfill their academic requirements and hopefully gain permanent positions upon graduation. The HBA offers student chapter members the chance to attend HBA general education courses at half price.