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Certification Preparation Course Program

Certification Preparation Course Program

Regular price $399.00
Certification Preparation Course Program

For more information about membership and certification, please contact us at info@nkba.org.  We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

Due to digital content access, no refunds will be issued on this product.

Please be advised this product is no longer for new AKBD candidates.  This product is only intended for those who have already purchased AKBD Courses or an AKBD Bundle, which includes the exam, or for CKBD candidates. Those who have already purchased the AKBD exam or AKBD bundle package have until February 8, 2021 to complete the exam.

This program prepares participants for an examination by reviewing the four domains of competencies and skills required of a certified professional: planning design, construction/mechanical systems, business management, and products/materials. This comprehensive program utilizes all nine volumes of the latest NKBA Professional Resource Library (PRL).

The program is broken down into 30 individual courses, each taking approximately one hour to complete. Each session will cover topics and terms discussed within the corresponding volume found within the Professional Resource Library. Participants will have an opportunity to review these key concepts through checks for understanding built into each course. It is highly recommended participants have access to all nine volumes within the 2nd edition Professional Resource Library and/or the NKBA Knowledge Base.

The Certification Preparation Course Program sessions are intended to aid and compliment in exam preparation and not replace an in-depth study.

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

  • Recognize common kitchen and bath terms found within the Professional Resource Library and/or Knowledge Base.

  • Describe common kitchen and bath topics found within the Professional Resource Library and/or Knowledge Base.

  • Measure exam preparedness through example exam questions.

Includes the following courses and introduction:

Introduction to Kitchen Design Curriculum (6 courses)

Introduction to Bath Design Curriculum (6 courses)

Electrical Systems & Lighting Fixtures

Elements & Principles of Design

Estimating for Baths

Estimating for Kitchens

Flooring Considerations

Kitchen & Bath Business Management

Kitchen & Bath Counters

Kitchen & Bath Project Management

Lighting in Kitchens & Baths

Measuring Kitchens & Baths

NKBA Drafting Standards

Reading House Plans

Sustainable Design for Kitchens & Baths

Symbols & Documentation

Building Envelope - Foundations to Floors

Building Envelope - Walls to Roof

Venting Kitchens & Baths



CEUs: 3.0 (self-report)

NKBA Education Hours: 30 


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