AIA Approved Courses | Get All Your AIA CE Hours From One Place

Sharpen Your Skillset with our AIA approved courses!

Courses qualify for AIA LUs, and may satisfy other professional organizations’ requirements as well.

Licensed architects must earn continuing education credits each year to fulfill AIA membership requirements as well as state license(s). AIA Architect members are required to complete 18 LUs from registered AIA/CES providers each year. Of the 18 LUs, 12 must be in the topic areas of health, safety and welfare (HSW). AIA requirements can differ from the continuing education requirements of state licensing boards. State requirements may also vary from state to state.

GBRI courses are approved by AIA and offers a variety of ways to earn continuing education credits that meets your goals and licensing requirements.  GBRI’s  continuing education series aims to help you stay competitive by arming you with the tools, techniques and knowledge you need, while fulfilling your AIA and LEED CE requirements.

*We also offer student, military, group, small business and corporate discounts. Contact us at for more information.*

icon4LEED Green Associate (GA) is the first step in establishing yourself as a serious green building professional whether you’re a student, recent graduate or a professional.

icon5LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C) suits professionals with expertise in the design and construction phases of green buildings, serving the commercial, residential, education and healthcare sectors.

icon3LEED AP Operations + Maintenance (O+M) suits professionals implementing sustainable practices, improving performance, heightening efficiency and reducing environmental impact in existing buildings through enhanced operations and maintenance.

icon2LEED AP Interior Design + Construction (ID+C) serves participants in the design, construction and improvement of commercial interiors and tenant spaces that offer a healthy, sustainable and productive work environment.

icon6LEED AP Neighborhood Development (ND) applies to individuals participating in the planning, design and development of walkable, neighborhoods and communities.

Are your courses approved by AIA and USGBC?

GBRI is an USGBC Education Partner and AIA provider. All our courses are approved for CE. All of our courses qualify for AIA LUs, and may satisfy other professional organizations’ requirements as well.

Do you auto-report hours to AIA and GBCI?

All our courses (live and on-demand) including the articles within the LEED CE book qualify for auto-reporting which means we can report your hours to GBCI and AIA on your behalf. We would need your GBCI and AIA credential details to do that.

Can I earn all of my AIA LUs though GBRI?

Yes! You may earn all your AIA LUs, HSWs and LEED CE hours through GBRI’s approved education courses. We have a variety of courses (more than 250 CE hours) and package options to suit your individual needs,interests, and career path.

Learning Unit (LU) is used by American Institute of Architects ‘s Continuing Education Systems (AIA/CES) and is based on a 60-minute hour.

AIA members are required to complete 18 hours of continuing education annually, and 12 of those hours must be health, safety, and welfare (HSW) education.

According to AIA, “Continuing education credits can be earned in a number of ways. Members can take courses from approved AIA providers in a variety of learning formats: face to face, online, etc. Members can self-report activities for general LU’s from courses take from non AIA providers and from independent research activities.”

For more information about earning AIA education credits, visit:

You can self-report your LUs from your AIA transcript or have us automatically report the LUs on your behalf.  To have us automatically report your CE hours please make sure you have filled out our one-time reporting form.

Yes, all of our continuing education courses are approved by AIA.

If you still have any questions that are not answered yet, please contact our support team!


Which LEED Training is Ideal For You? LEED Construction Management or LEED Project Management?

LEED for Starters: A Contractor's Guide

Steaming up your LEED points with district Steam energy

Leave A Comment

Please enter your name. Please enter an valid email address. Please enter a message.