Continuing Education

North Carolina General Contractors are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education annually for license renewal. There is a 2-hour mandatory course along with 6 hours of electives required each year.

As an approved NC Licensing Board for General Contractors (NCLBGC) education provider, the Greensboro Builders Association will continue to offer CE courses during the year with discounted pricing for GBA members.

You have the option to register for a full day (8 hours) or select different dates for morning and/or afternoon sessions. We will be offering a variety of topics for the electives, including NC Builder Institute (NCBI) courses. All courses will be offered virtually via Zoom. Below are remaining scheduled class dates:

  • November 29, 2023

If you have any questions, contact the GBA Office at (336) 855-6255

Course Descriptions

Mandatory Courses

2023 NCLBGC Mandatory CE Course (2 hours) (M2023)

The NC Licensing Board for General Contractors (NCLBGC) requires a mandatory two-hour class to be taken. Our instructors will teach the mandatory course, along with the 6 hours of electives that are required for license renewal.

The required two-hour mandatory course explains the statutes and regulations for which qualifiers and licensees must comply. Students will review current law, regulations, rules and statutory terminology used by the NCLBGC. Students will participate in a practical exercise in the application of knowledge they learned and understood during the class. This course satisfies the two-hour NCLBGC mandatory course requirement for 2023.

Available Dates:
  • November 29, 2023 8:00 AM

Please review above tab with Virtual Class Requirements.

November 29, 2023

Sealed Crawlspaces   (2 hours) (BT212)

Students in this course will achieve a working understanding of how a sealed crawlspace differs from a vented crawlspace. They will be able to layout a construction sequencing based upon best practices for installation. Students will be able to answer questions, both technical and basic, on the advantage of a sealed crawlspace and as to why a sealed crawlspace did not function as expected.

Instructor: Josh Collins

  • November 29, 2023 10:15 am – 12:15 pm (Mandatory course 8-10 am)

Comfort and Indoor Air Quality (4 hours)  (BT109)

Selling comfort is a difficult proposition and requires knowledge of building science principles and how they interact with current applications to combat the elements of discomfort.

Instructor: Josh Collins

  • November 29, 2023 1:00 – 5:00 pm

2022 Mandatory Course

Do you need to complete the Board’s 2022 Mandatory Course to renew a license(s) for 2023? Beginning January 1, 2023, you may enroll for the eLearning version of the 2022 Mandatory Course at This site is the only place the 2022 Mandatory Course will be offered.

Registration Information:

Note you can sign up for morning (8:00 am – 12:15 pm) and afternoon (1:00 – 5:00 pm) sessions on different dates as well as full day registration.

Information Needed: To complete registration, you will need to list your name and individual qualifier number as it appears on the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors website –

GBA Members: Make sure under GBA Membership Status to check Member before proceeding to receive discounted member pricing.

NCLBGC Requirements: This class requires an identification check; registrants to present a picture ID (valid state or federal ID preferred) at check-in.  Registrants are required to be present for the entire duration of the course to receive NCLBGC Continuing Education Credit.

Cancellation Policy: If you need to change a course date, you can be reassigned to another date with no penalty. Must submit cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the course for a full refund, minus credit card fee (if applicable).

Questions / Additional Information:
Amy Jones
(336) 855-6255 office (336) 707-0760 (mobile)