Are you dreaming of designing homes and other small buildings but most of people don’t want to spend the years to become a registered architect, for exploring their career in the field of building design and home remodeling? To become a Certified Professional Building Designer or CPBD is achievable and rewarding for many people. As a building designer, you could be invaluable in assisting people not familiar with the construction.
A Building Designer or remodeler, also known as a Professional Home Designer specializes in designing light-frame buildings like single- or multi-family homes. In most of the cases, as state regulations permit, they may also design other light-frame commercial buildings, agricultural buildings, or even decorative facades for larger buildings. Construction are experienced individuals having a general knowledge of all aspects of the building trade; a professional building designer can act as an agent to help the homeowner through the building or renovation process. A building designer can also be part of a Design-Build team.
If you want to become a Building Professional Designer, you have to set goals for the certification. What do you need to do to apply to become certified? It varies from state to state but in general, you have to fill out an application and pay the nonrefundable application fee. Obtain three letters of verification from professionals in the field of building and design.
Gain six years of experience a combination of education (documented course work) and supervised on-the-job training (your supervisor will have to fill out a form). You have to gain some experience and learn the craft of building design before you even apply to become certified. So, to begin your quest, start with the six years of the experience requirement.