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The North Alabama Homebuilding Academy, or NAHA for short, is a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on short-term programming to individuals seeking to enter into the residential construction industry.

The program is free to those who:

  • Are committed to pursuing a career within the construction industry in North Alabama

  • Submit to and pass a drug screening prior to beginning the program

  • Are legally allowed to work within the USA

  • Are 18 years of age or older

We do not certify our graduates in Home Building or remodeling/"flipping". For more information on how to become a Certified Homebuilder or Remodeler, please visit the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board.

2019

Year Established

14

Classes

 Completed

135

Graduated 

Students

+85%

Have Jobs After Graduation*

 

Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Standard Classes

BCE005: Nov. 24, 2020 to Feb. 4, 2021

(no classes: 11/25 - 11/27, 12/21 - 1/1)

BCE006: Feb. 25, 2021 to April 22, 2021

BCE007: May 6, 2021 to July 8, 2021

(no classes: 6/28 - 7/2)

BCE008: July 29, 2021 to Sep. 23, 2021

BCE009: Sep. 30, 2021 to Dec. 14, 2021

(no classes: 10/4 - 10/7; 11/4; 11/11; 11/25)

Two Class Options:

Option 1: Evening (Standard)

Tuesday and Thursday Nights

5:30pm to 8:30 pm

Orientation + 8 weeks (16 classes)

Option 2: Afternoon (Accelerated)

Monday through Thursday

2:00pm to 5:00 pm

Orientation + 4 weeks (16 classes)

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Upcoming Accelerated Classes

BCA005: Jan. 6, 2021 to Feb. 4, 2021

BCA006: Mar. 24, 2021 to April 22, 2021

BCA007: June 2, 2021 to July 8, 2021

(no classes: 6/28 - 7/2)

BCA008: Aug. 25, 2021 to Sep. 23, 2021

(no classes: 9/6)

BCA009: Nov. 9, 2021 to Dec.14, 2021

(no classes: 11/11; 11/25)

 

Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Available Standard Classes • 2021

BCE008: July 29, 2021 to Sep. 23, 2021

BCE009: Sep. 30, 2021 to Dec. 14, 2021

(no classes: 10/4 - 10/7; 11/4; 11/11; 11/25)

BCE010: Feb. 2, 2022 to March 3, 2022

BCE011: March 17, 2022 to May 12, 2022

BCE012: May 26, 2022 to July 28, 2022

(no classes: 7/5; 7/7)

Two Class Options:

Option 1: Evening (Standard)

Tuesday and Thursday Nights

5:30pm to 8:30 pm

Orientation + 8 weeks (16 classes)

Option 2: Afternoon (Accelerated)

Monday through Thursday

2:00pm to 5:00 pm

Orientation + 4 weeks (16 classes)

Upcoming Available Accelerated Classes

BCA008: Aug. 25, 2021 to Sep. 23, 2021

(no classes: 9/6)

BCA009: Nov. 9, 2021 to Dec.14, 2021

(no classes: 11/11; 11/25)

BCA010: Feb. 2, 2022 to March 3, 2022

BCA011: April 13, 2022 to May 12, 2022

BCA012: June 22, 2022 to July 28, 2022

(no classes: 7/4-7/7)

For the possibility to participate on one of the available classes, please ensure you have filled out our application at least two weeks prior to the first class date. Class spots fill up on a first come first serve basis.

Information Sessions

If you are interested in learning how NAHA can help get you into a new career in homebuilding, please sign up for an Information Session! You will hear from our instructors, tour the facilities, and ask questions of our staff. An Information Session is required prior to signing up for available classes. Our Information Session invitations are sent out once a week. If you do not receive an invitation 5 business days after applying, please give us a call. Walk-ins are welcome at Information Session. The dates are listed below. All information sessions are hosted at the Academy.

Upcoming Information Session Dates:

September 16th @6:30pm

September 28th @6:30pm

October 14th @6:30pm

October 26th @5pm via Zoom*

November 4th @6:30pm

November 30th @6:30pm

 

Course Content Overview

Students at NAHA are provided education in many aspects of the homebuilding industry, some examples of our course content are:

  1. Trade Specific TrainingParticipants will spend the final portion of the course focusing on basic skills and competency needed for a specific trade of their choice

  2. Construction Math and Blue Print Reading: Participants will learn commonly used math formulas necessary for construction, as well as learn and demonstrate competency in blueprint reading. Projects in our training lab combine both of these skills.

  3. Basic Safety: Participants will learn proper safety procedures needed to work on a professional job site. 

  4. Hand and Power Tool Training: Participants will learn identification and demonstrate competency in using a variety of hand and power tools commonly used in the homebuilding industry.

  5. Career Prep and Job Assistance: Participants gain access to resume building help, mock interviews, job application assistance, and more!

 

Meet the Team

 

Is NAHA Right for You?

Building your future can be a big decision. Let us help you! We have compiled these resources for you to use when making your decision.

Click the icon above to open a helpful questionnaire

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CONTACT US

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3219 Long Avenue SW

Huntsville, AL 35805

 

Email: info@nahacad.org

Phone: (256) 947-2600

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