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Certified Bath Designer (CBD) Exam Preparation - TEMPLATE

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Course Delivery: VILT (Virtual Instructor Led Training), VOIP (Voice Over IP) with headset is necessary

CEUs: 1.90

NKBA Hours: 19

Course Facilitator: Judith Neary, CMKBD

Description: This course prepares the learner for the CBD examination by reviewing exam guidelines and completing practice design activities. Participants will focus on creating a design solution that incorporates the NKBA Bath Design Survey and Specification Forms, NKBA Bath Planning Guidelines, and Graphic and Presentation Standards.

This course meets for a series of four weeks. During the course, participants will be required to meet several times for live virtual instruction and complete a series of homework assignments to review and discuss with the instructor. Please see the schedule for total details.

Please Note: If you choose to use CAD (2020 or Chief Architect), you must be highly proficient for exam success. Please register four weeks prior to the start of the course to receive 2020 or Chief Architect exam version software. If you register less than four weeks prior to the start of the course and you require exam software, we cannot guarantee the exam software will be made available at the start of the course. Please forward your software requests to Patty Swayne at pswayne@nkba.org.

Start time for each 90 minute virtual session:

  • 12:00 pm ET
  • 11:00 am CT
  • 10:00 am MT
  • 9:00 am PT

Week 1

Tuesday (August 7): Live virtual 90 minute session

Homework Assignment: Approximately 1 hour

Friday (August 10): Live virtual 90 minute session

Homework Assignment: Approximately 45 minutes

Week 2

Tuesday (August 14): Live virtual 90 minute session

Homework Assignment: Approximately 1 hour

Friday (August 17): Live virtual 90 minute session

Homework Assignment: Approximately 45 minutes

Week 3

Tuesday (August 21): Live virtual 90 minute session

Homework: Approximately 6.5 hours

Week 4

One on one 30 minute virtual meeting with instructor, by appointment only

Friday (August 31): Live virtual 60 minute wrap-up and course review

Objectives: At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Apply information from the NKBA Bath Survey Form to design projects
  • Complete the details of the NKBA Bathroom Specifications Form
  • Draw a complete bath floor plan that meets all NKBA Graphic and Presentation Standards
  • Create a combined mechanical/construction plan with legend
  • Draw an elevation that meets NKBA Graphic and Presentation Standards
  • Revise skills and competencies to work within established time constraints

Required Materials:

  • NKBA PRL Volumes: Bath Planning and Kitchen & Bath Drawing
  • Drafting Board and Drafting Tools, exam version of Chief Architect or 2020 for CAD

Please Note:All participants must have the tools available to email completed assignments to the instructor. This includes scanning full size (11 x 17) hand-drafted assignments if applicable.

Prerequisites:

  • Intermediate drafting skills
  • Mastery of NKBA Bath Planning Guidelines (including Access Standards and Code References)
  • Recommended Course: NKBA Kitchen and Bath Graphics and Presentation Standards
  • Recommended Course: Common Mistakes Using NKBA Bathroom Guidelines
  • Recommended Course: Kitchen & Bath Business Management

Suggested PRL Readings:

  • Bath Planning
  • Kitchen & Bath Drawing

Pricing:

NKBA Member: $329

Non-Member: $469

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