The Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA) Residential Construction Skills Certification validates an individual’s knowledge and skills of construction principles and practices.
The certification assesses industry-valued and industry-recognized standards produced by HBAA, an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). HBAA’s membership is comprised of builders, remodelers, developers, suppliers, manufacturers, architects, engineers, real estate brokers, lenders, attorneys and other industry professionals.
The certification verifies an individual possesses fundamental competencies necessary to be a productive worker on a residential construction job site. Those who earn the certification are more qualified and prepared to enter high-demand roles within the construction industry. Additionally, the certification allows employers to identify and connect with more skilled candidates, filling gaps in the labor market and jump-starting individuals’ careers. While the certification is offered by HBAA, it is relevant to all states and is a valuable tool for anyone who plans to pursue a career in residential construction.
The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and skills from the following weighted industry standards:
SAFETY & HEALTH
Personal & Occupational Health
Hand Tool Safety
Power Tool Safety
Trenching & Excavating
Windows and Doors
Safety & Health
The Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA) is a trade association with 9,000 members in 26 local associations statewide. HBAA members include builders, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers, real estate brokers and other industry professionals.