AIA Continuing Education  

Because brick has been used so frequently for so long, BIA offers architects and designers a variety of courses and learning venues where they can learn about our product. Quick snapshots can be viewed on our Youtube channel.  Our own courses that can be taken online, and a series of “live” courses that can be delivered by BIA staff or BIA members who hold the Certified Brick Specialist (CBS) designation.

Online Videos

For architects who want a quick overview on a specific topic, BIA has 12 videos on our youtube channel that are specifically geared towards architects. Lasting up to a minute and a half apiece, they can be accessed from any device with an internet browser at anytime. See the series “Brick Masonry Techniques for Architects” right here
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BIA AIA/CES Credentialed Education via AEC Daily

The Brick Industry Association has partnered with AEC Daily to provide e-learning for architects, engineers, and other construction professionals.  Click here to access the courses.

  • Thin Brick Veneer Wall Systems (1.25 LU|HSW)
  • Unique Brick Architecture (1.5 LU|HSW)

AIA/CES Credentialed Education via BIA

The Brick Industry Association publishes educational opportunity to its website that allow architects to earn AIA/CES credits online. By reading the technical article, architects can then take the ten-question quiz online to earn their AIA/CES credits.  We have six courses currently available.

  • Brick Arches (1 LU)
  • Construction Administration of Brickwork (1 LU|HSW)
  • Energy-Efficient Brick Masonry Cavity Walls (1 LU|HSW)
  • Colors and Patterns of Brickwork (1 LU)
  • Specifying Brick for Durability and Beauty (1 LU)
  • Brick Veneer With a Backing of Cold-Formed Steel Framing ( 1 LU | HSW)

AIA/CES Presentations Delivered In Person

Would your staff be interested in a presentation on a technical topic from a BIA Engineering and Research staff member?  For additional information, contact BIA at  Alternatively, you can reach out to one of our Certified Brick Specialists.

You can choose from the following list of prepared AIA-qualified presentations.

BIA Resources