Architect Education

Continuing Education credits recognized by AIA and other professional organizations are available in several formats for design professionals:

Face-to-Face Presentations

A face-to-face presentation or live webinar by a knowledgeable and experienced SIPA member is the most engaging way to introduce SIPs to your company. SIPA members are located throughout the United States and Canada. Contact SIPA to request an AIA Continuing Education presentation about SIPs.

Online Courses on Residential and Commercial Design with SIPs

These two courses are available as instructor-led training, each fulfilling 1-hour of HSW credit. Click on a video to go to the lesson summary page with a link to the instructional video and a link for the required 10-question quiz. Each lesson is AIA-accredited for Design Professionals seeking Continuing Education credits. Your course completion will be reported if you submit your AIA number during test sign-in. In addition, you will automatically receive a Certificate of Completion which can be submitted for other State, Engineering or Building Professional training requirements.

More Online Video Courses

SIPA’s Building Education with SIPs Training (BEST) Program training videos range from 30 to 50 minutes and are available online, no registration required. 

The following lessons provide insights for those interested in one particular aspect of SIP construction. Click on any video to go to a summary page with a link to the instructional video and a link for the required 10-question quiz. Each lesson is AIA-accredited for Design Professionals seeking Continuing Education credits including up to 7.5 HSW credits. Your course completion will be reported if you submit an AIA number. In addition, you will automatically receive a Certificate of Completion which can be submitted for other State and Engineering or Building Professional training requirements.

     Lesson 1 - Introduction to SIPs

     Lesson 2 - Basic SIP Design and Engineering

     Lesson 3 - SIP Order Process

     Lesson 4 - SIP Building Science

     Lesson 5 - SIP Layout Drawings

     Lesson 6 - SIP Site Planning and Coordination

     Lesson 7 - SIP Layout and Panel Installation

     Lesson 8 - Integrating Mechanical Systems with SIPs

     Lesson 9 - SIP Finish Materials and Detailing

     Lesson 10 - Common Objections for SIP Designs 

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