Payment Academy

We build educational courses for construction professionals. Learn the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to get paid faster, improve cash flow, and build successful relationships in the construction industry. All of our courses are free. Students who successfully pass the assessment at the end of each course will receive a certificate of completion.

New Courses

Lien Waiver Course Hero

Lien Waiver Fundamentals

Learn how to use lien waivers correctly — and avoid common mistakes that put your company’s payment at risk.

Fundamentals of lien notices

Lien Notice Fundamentals

Learn the notice rules & requirements to protect your lien rights, and how to implement an effective notice policy.

Featured Courses

Mechanics Lien Fundamentals

A mechanics lien is a powerful payment tool in construction, but it is often misunderstood.

This certification course will teach construction professionals everything they need to know about mechanics lien laws, and the step-by-step process anyone can follow to ensure payments are protected on every project.

Thea Dudley Teaches Credit Management

In this course, Thea Dudley will walk you step-by-step through the process she uses to manage credit in the construction industry. Whether you are an office manager at a small distributor in Ohio, or you just joined the credit team at a national General Contractor, Thea will give you the knowledge, tools, and skills that take you — and your company — to the next level.