Welcome to BC Builder Training – We’re the leader in education and training for BC’s residential construction industry through PHBI, Canada’s premium provider of home builder education, coast to coast.
Better homebuilding careers start here. Learn with courses created for builders, by builders that meet BC Housing licensing requirements.
Why trust in BC Builder Training
We’re the leader in education and training for BC’s residential construction industry through PHBI, Canada’s premium provider of homebuilder education, coast to coast.
Since 1987, PHBI has kept pace with the residential construction industry’s ever-changing needs by designing and delivering practical education that hits the mark. Our students are confident choosing PHBI, knowing their training was created by the very builders who work in the industry.
Our courses are designed by industry experts to meet BC Housing’s educational requirements.
We have flexible training options to help you learn your way, while reaching your goals faster.
We support your success with training options in business, construction, sales and marketing, leadership and management.
Our courses meet the Canadian Home Builder Association National Education benchmarks and are BC Housing-Approved.
What our customers say about PHBI courses
Students from across Canada use the skills they learn at PHBI to build better homes and build better relationships with homeowners.
“Fresh and relevant information…not like any other home building training I’ve ever been to.”
Brian M., Edmonton
“I really like that I can take the course on my own schedule and timeline. Very easy to navigate, and the quizzes are great to use as a practice exam.”
BC Builder Training Student
“We are proud of our partnership with PHBI and endorse the quality education and development programs offered through the Institute.”
Donna Moore, Past CEO Canadian Home Builders Association, Calgary Region
“For over 25 years, PHBI has delivered quality education with practical applications.”
Steve Ruggiero, President Kimberley Homes, Edmonton
“Jayman has literally put hundreds of our employees through PHBI training, and a number of our team members have the Master Builder designation. I credit much of Jayman BUILT’s success to PHBI.”
Jay Westman, Chairman & CEO Jayman BUILT
Explore our Featured Courses
We’re British Columbia’s leader in education and training for the new home building industry.
Learn to conduct research and how to interpret construction plans, including work and materials required, to cost projects, and how to manage subcontracts.Learn more
Plans, Specifications and Drawings
Deepen your familiarity with different types of drawings and their various levels of detail; sharpen your understanding of symbols, drawing styles, specifications and notes; and learn to organize drawings into complete, appropriate sets of plans.Learn more
Home Building on British Columbia Soils
Learn how to identify soil conditions that necessitate changes to a home construction project plan to avoid potentially disastrous and expensive issues.Learn more
Building Science and Moisture Management
This course focuses on moisture management in the building envelope and specifically considers the role of cladding and other barriers as part of the building envelope systemLearn more
Moisture Control Fundamentals
This course focuses on explaining moisture and why it’s so important to control it, how it enters a building, how it accumulates, and how it is removed.Learn more
Invest in your future with confidence
When you’re ready to advance your skills in British Columbia’s residential construction industry, PHBI training and education can be more affordable than you think. Explore our Programs & Courses to see the costs associated with individual courses.
You and your employer may also be eligible for a government grant to help offset the cost of your training. Explore your grant and payment options, along with other need-to-know details that will get you on the road to reaching your goals faster.
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