• Education

  • The Lake Region Builders Association offers several continuing education classes each year. These classes are designed to help trade professionals stay current with the ever-changing industry, while earning valuable continuing education credits. The classes are offered to both members and non-members. Members receive a discount, which is another great reason to join our association!




    Please save the date and plan to attend these upcoming
    continuing education classes.

    Contact Vicki at 218.847.0699 for additional details.

  • Electrical Expo & Continuing Education Classes

    ​December 17 and December 18, 2018

    In order to manage the size of the class, it will be offered on 2 days.  

    8 hours of continuing credits
    Cost:  $160 per person

    Instructor: Dean Hunter - MWES Seminars

    A code class to help you understand & comply with National Electrical Code - Special Conditions & Locations  [Learn More]

    To Register:

    BY PHONE:  Call MWES at (320) 354-4645

    ONLINE:  Registration for this class is directly with Midwestern Electrical Seminars. Clicking the links provided will redirect you to the MWES website - www.electricalclass.com -- for online registration.

    ***** December 17 class is now FULL ****

    Click HERE to register for the December 18 class


    For questions, please contact Vicki at LRBA (218) 847-0699.


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  • Builder Expo & Continuing Ed Class

    January 18, 2019

    7 hours continuing ed credits - including 1 hour energy

    Instructor: Andy Schreder, CBO - Rum River Construction Consultants

    Building Blocks, 2019 Code Essentials, Alternate Means & Methods
    An administrative overview of when/ where the State Building Code applies. Another is Building Planning, a critical part due to its nature of setting the many parameters for residential projects. Additionally, exiting, window fall protection, stairs, emergency escape and rescue are included with the various topics.

    As new building materials and methods emerge constantly, we must understand the process of approving Alternate Means and Methods. Participants will learn how to verify materials that meet the intent, but are not specifically addressed, by the State Building Code and the process to gain approval of local Building Departments.

    Cost:  $89 per person (Non-Members)
             $50 per person (LRBA Members)


    To Register:

    BY PHONE:  Contact Vicki at (218) 847-0699

    ONLINE:   Click HERE to register online.


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  • Plumbing Expo & Continuing Ed Class

    February 1, 2019

    8 hours continuing education credits

    Instructor:  Scott Thompson - MN Plumbing Training

    • This class includes 6 hours of code review as well as 2 hours of technical as required by the state of Minnesota.  The class is open to both journeymen and master plumbers.
    • Cost is $129 per person

      The day includes 3 sections:  IS for PVC, which covers the installation standards regarding PVC; Combination Systems, which covers regulations regarding combination waste and vent systems; and Storm Drains - DWV, which covers sizing roof drain systems as well as some review of DWV standards and regulations.


    Registration for this class is directly with the instructor at MyPlumbingTraining.com.

    ONLINE:  Click HERE or go to MyPlumbingTraining.com

    PHONE:  Call Ruth at 701-238-4245 or Scott at 701-238-9816


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