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AKBD Exam Preparation Program

AKBD Exam Preparation Program

Regular price $399.00

AKBD Exam Preparation Program

This program prepares participants for the Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) 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 knowledge reviews 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 AKBD Exam Preparation 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 30 courses:

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

How to Prepare for the AKBD Exam


CEUs: 3.0 (self-report)
NKBA Education Hours: 30