Central Washington Homebuilders Association - Classes


Designation Program

Advance your career through the practical workshops and certification/continuation programs offered through CWHBA. Courses provide information on the latest trends and technology in homebuilding.

Certification/Continuation Education:

NAHB Designation Program

Central Washington Home Builders Association is a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). This membership allows our members the opportunity to gain a competitive advantage by earning professional designations through NAHB's education program.

An NAHB Designation says a lot about you. Professional designations offer excellent opportunities to improve your skills, advance your career, and be recognized for your commitment to professional growth. NAHB has the most targeted curriculum, accomplished teachers and widely respected education opportunities in the business.

Listed below are the professional designations that you can acquire through NAHB University of Housing of classes. To learn more about these designations and other education opportunities, visit NAHB's Education page.

Certified Graduate Associate (CGA)

Learn about the home building business from the best source possible: builders and remodelers with years of field experience.

Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)

CGB is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business and project management skills.

Graduate Master Builder (GMB)

Graduate Master Builder (GMB) courses are more advanced with in-depth instruction geared for experienced building professionals.

Certified Graduate Remodelor™ (CGR)

Certified Graduate Remodelor™ (CGR) is an exclusive professional designation designed to emphasize business management skills as the key to a professional remodeling operation.

Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)

The CAPS designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the aging-in-place market.

Master Certified New Home Sales Professional (Master CSP)

This designation acknowledges the continued educational achievements of graduates of the CSP program.

Member, Institute of Residential Marketing (MIRM)

The MIRM designation is the top-level achievement for professionals in new home marketing

Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)

HCCP is a specialized designation for developers, property managers, asset managers, and others working in the affordable housing industry

Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)

The CSP designation was designed for specialists in new home sales to enhance their professional image, increase their marketability in the home building industry, and sell more homes

Certified New Home Marketing Professional (CMP)

CMP is the mid-level designation for IRM students who have completed the marketing intensive IRM courses I through IV

MIRM Emeritus

MIRM (Member, Institute of Residential Marketing) Emeritus is awarded to retired MIRMs who have been in good standing for a minimum of 10 years.

Certified Leasing Professional (CLP)

The Certified Leasing Professional (CLP) curriculum includes an overview of multifamily leasing and sales skills.

Registered in Apartment Management (RAM)

RAM is a comprehensive educational and designation program offered to property management professionals by NAHB

Advanced RAM

The Advanced RAM Program provides a higher credential in the field of apartment management for the levels of asset managers, property supervisors, and management company owners.

Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS)

The RCS designation series of courses is geared toward the budding field of superintendents and can benefit current site personnel wishing to excel in this position.

Certified Active Adult Specialist In Housing (CAASH)

CAASH provides the essential knowledge, tools and skills-from conducting initial research to design considerations and features to servicing the customer.

Start working on a designation now and you'll be ahead of the competition in the future.

Certified Green Professional (CGP)

The National Association of Home Builders' Certified Green Professional™ Designation teaches builders, remodelers and other industry professionals techniques for incorporating green building principles into homes--without driving up the cost of construction.

Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR)

Targeted to roll out in 2008, the Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR) program includes advanced and updated courses geared toward experienced remodeling professionals.

"Our company has been signing up for the R.O.I.I. program for several years and would like to give it a full endorsement. There are many reasons to be a member of the CWHBA, such as industry representation & governmental affairs, which are very important, but R.O.I.I is just so tangible that it should not be overlooked by anyone who is an employer. Thank you for your hard work to keep this available." - Scott Gust Gust Builders

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