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The North Alabama Homebuilding Academy (NAHA) is a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on, short-term training 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.


Upcoming Classes


Upcoming Available Standard Classes

BCE-014: October 20, 2022 to December 15, 2022 (no classes: 11/24)

BCE-015: January 5, 2023 to March 2, 2023

BCE-016: March 16, 2023 - May 11, 2023

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

BCA-014: Nov 14, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022

(no classes: 11/24)

BCA-015: February 1, 2023 - March 2, 2023

BCA-016: April 13, 2023 - May 11, 2023

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 29th @ 6:30pm

October 4th @ 5pm via Zoom*

October 13th @ 6:30pm

November 3rd @ 6:30pm

November 8th @ 5pm via Zoom*

November 17th @ 6:30pm

December 1st @ 6:30pm

December 6th @ 5pm via Zoom*

December 20th @ 5pm via Zoom*


Course Content Overview

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

Construction Math and Blueprint 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.

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

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.

Trade Specific Training: Participants will spend the final portion of the course focusing on basic skills and competency needed for a specific trade of their choice

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

Meet the Team



3219 Long Avenue SW

Huntsville, AL 35805


Email: info@nahacad.org

Phone: (256) 936-1800

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The North Alabama Homebuilding Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and other school-administered programs.