The ever-evolving practice of architecture demands well-trained professionals. It’s for this reason that ongoing continuing education is a requirement of nearly every state board in the United States. Taking time for training ensures busy professionals remain at the top of their field, and stay fully versed in the latest technologies, laws and other factors that affect how they work.
Lorman Education Services offers online compliance training for architects that meets your annual CE requirements while keeping you up-to-date on the latest changes to state and federal building codes, accessibility requirements and more. We offer several convenient training options, including both live programs and streaming content, so you don’t have to take time away from your practice to attend classes.
Compliance Training Requirements for Architects
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has recommended that member boards adopt a minimum requirement of 12 hours of health, safety and welfare (HSW) continuing education training each year. HSW courses cover a wide range of topics related to the soundness and safety of a building or built environment. These credits can be earned through approved online training, including programs and self-study options.
Not all state architecture boards have adopted the 12-HSW credit requirement. For example, compliance training for architects in California involves completing five credit hours of accessibility programming every two years. Check with your local professional organization for requirements in your state.
Online Architecture Compliance Training From Lorman Education Services
Lorman Education Services has been helping professionals meet their continuing education requirements since 1987. We host dozens of live training programs every month and have an archive of more than 12,000 OnDemand courses that can be streamed or downloaded at your convenience. All programming is developed by a faculty of industry insiders, including working architects from some of the top national firms, as well as lawyers, engineers and other recognized subject matter experts.
Browse our calendar to check out upcoming programs that can help you earn credits toward your compliance training requirements. You can also search our archive to find courses, such as:
- Strategies for Designing a Sustainable Site
- Historic Building Renovations and Transformations
- Architect and Engineer Liability in Texas
Compliance Training For Architects Resources
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Affordable Compliance Training That Works Around Your Schedule
Our online training programs aren’t just convenient — they’re affordable, too. Individual course fees start at just $99. For the best value, you can purchase an All-Access Pass for a year of unlimited training. Passes are just $699 and come with a range of value-added features, including a state-specific course tracker that makes meeting your annual compliance requirements easy.
Discover for yourself why Lorman Education Services is the professional’s choice for architect compliance training. Sign up today to reserve your place in an upcoming training program. Better yet, download a course from our OnDemand archive and enjoy the freedom to learn at your own pace.
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