Master Builders Pierce County hosts classes for the BIAW Education Program, First Aid / CPR courses, retro program informational sessions and more.

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BIAW Education Program

The BIAW Education Program is an award-winning, comprehensive program supporting the needs and requests of BIAW members. BIAW is committed to helping you advance the depth and breadth of your professional experience. Whether you’re looking to enhance your technical and professional knowledge in new technology, business strategies, marketing techniques, management skills, or constantly-evolving consumer demand, the BIAW Education Program offers a wide range of options. BIAW continues to add new programs, timely seminars and industry workshops on important builder issues. Using an approach tailored to fit the broad scope of our members, BIAW offers a variety of courses in several categories.

Professional Designations

BIAW, in conjunction with its local associations and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), is proud to offer our members and non-members accessible and affordable opportunities to improve their skills, advance their careers, and be recognized for their committment to professional growth. BIAW is committeed to providing the best residential homebuilding knowledge to foster success in the industry.

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BIAW Certified Builder

BIAW’s Certified Builder designation is designed for home building leaders. It not only creates a legacy of responsibility for those whose work experience and business practices exceed state standards, but it also propels their business to a new level of recognition and reward.

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Current Issues

BIAW offers seminars and workshops addressing current issues affecting the homebuilding industry, such as: Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL); building code updates; contracts; warranties; lien laws; green building; and, homeowner maintenance, to name a few.

For more information on the classes or other locations they are being offered at, go to

>> BIAW Class Offerings and Schedule
>> Master Builders Association of Pierce County Class Schedule

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CPR / First Aid

Master Builders Association Pierce County hosts a Medic First Aid course that includes assessment of airway, breathing and circulation techniques, use of protective barriers, and automated external defibrillation training. Not only does this course meet state requirements, it also includes “Hands On” CPR exercises. Certification is valid for 2 years. The course is also approved for Electrical and Plumbing CEU Credits.

Fees / Admission Member Rate: $65.00, Non-Member Rate: $75.00
Current Class Schedule

GRIP Claims 101™

GRIP Claims 101 will inform you of the latest developments at L&I and, even more importantly, teach you what you need to do when you have a claim. Your active participation in resolving claim issues will ultimately lower your risk rating and save your company money. Savings on L&I premiums helps make you more competitive in the marketplace when you bid for projects. Each GRIP participant is required to attend Claims 101™ at least once. Repeat attendance is welcome and encouraged. Class size is limited. GRIP Claims 101™ Classes are also held in Bellevue (at the MBA of King & Snohomish Offices), Seattle, Lacey, Everett, Spokane and Vancouver. Please go to the to view the full schedule and register online for those classes.

ROII – ABC’s of Claims Management

As a condition of enrollment in ROII all member participants are required to attend this class. Failure to take this class could affect your enrollment in the program. We request the company owner or person(s) responsible for hiring personnel and/or return to work/hiring decisions attend the class. Attendees will learn how a proactive approach to claims management can improve your bottom line. This information-packed, interactive, one and one-half to two-hour class will teach you effective ways to close claims quickly and what you can do to prevent a work place injury.

Register with ROII Administrative Assistant Sabrina Arrants at 360-352-7800, ext. 134 or