Building Professional Institute (BPI)

BPI_logoThe Building Professional Institute (BPI) was originally established at the University of Texas at Arlington in 1992 by the Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT) and the Construction Research Center (CRC) at UTA. The BPI is typically an annual week long program of quality education and training for the Building Professionals including Builders, Building Officials, Contractors, Municipal Inspectors, Real Estate Inspectors,Architects, Engineers, Plumbers, Fire Protection Personnel, Code Enforcement, Permit Technicians, Electricians,and Environmental Health and Safety Personnel. Many of these professionals need areas certifications and approved continuing education to maintain their licensing and expertise. Such courses and training are developed and offered by BPI.

BOAT is a Preferred Provider approved by the International Code Council.  Provider #1030.ICC Preferred Provider logo

To satisfy the huge demand of training and education in the state of Texas, BOAT and CRC have established four annual BPI’s: Houston BPI, Arlington BPI, Central Texas BPI and Brownsville BPI.

Please click on the city tabs or  flyer below to view the current brochure and course matrix of each indicated BPI location.

Houston  |  Arlington  |  Central Texas  |  Brownsville

Upcoming Events:


18th Houston BPI
TBA, 2018
Houston, TX


25th Arlington BPI
May 22-26, 2017
Arlington, TX
Registration open!

5th Central Texas BPI

TBA, 2017

4th Brownsville BPI
November 8-9, 2017


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