Alaska Contracting Continuing Education

AK Contracting CE Requirements

In the state of Alaska, you are required to obtain a Residential Contractor Endorsement in addition to a General Contractors license before submitting a bid or performing construction or alteration of a privately-owned residential structure. After obtaining your Residential Endorsement you will need to maintain it by taking continuing education every two years (see our CE courses below).

How to get your Alaska Contractor Residential Endorsement

After you pass our Residential Endorsement course you will need to complete and send the following items:

  1. Signed and notarized Residential Contractor Endorsement Application
  2. $300 application and registration fee
  3. Copy of your official exam results provided by PSI Exams
  4. Proof of completion of the Alaska Craftsman Home Program, or a postsecondary course in arctic engineering, or its equivalent
    • We offer the Residential Contractor Endorsement Course to meet this requirement!
  5. A currently licensed General Contractor to whom the endorsement will be assigned

Renewing your Residential Contractor Endorsement

  1. Every 2 years, on December 31st of even-numbered years, you will need to take continuing education to renew your Residential Endorsement
    • We offer the Alaska Contractor CE courses to meet this requirement!
  2. After completing your 16 hours of continuing education you will be issued a certificate for your records
  3. Complete your renewal online on the Alaska Department of Commerce's website

This 100% online class is approved by the Alaska Contractor Licensing Section to provide the training for Alaska Contractors who are looking to add the Residential Endorsement to their Alaska Contractors' license. This course meets the education requirement for obtaining the Residential Endorsement.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Interpret the General Code provisions from the International Residential Code that are applicable in Alaska
  • Define and explain general Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques with regards to:
    • Orientation
    • Foundations
    • Slabs and Crawlspaces
    • Framing
    • Thermal and Moisture Protection
  • Explain Seismic and Wind Loading Fundamentals
  • Have a working knowledge of Life and Fire Safety
  • and much more!

 After completion of this course, you will have instant access to your certificate!

Our Course ID is: 15324

Instant Course Access for only $450!

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This 16 hour course will meet the Alaska contractor continuing education requirements for any contractor with a Residential Contractor Endorsement. The course is broken down into two 8 hour sections. One section will cover Technical Sections and the second will cover Business Topics.

  1. Technical Topics (ID 11489)
    • Laying Brick and Block
    • A Primer on Painting
    • A Drywall Overview
    • ABC's of Roof Maintenance and Repair
  2. Business Topics (ID 11488)
    • Digital Marketing
    • Project Management
    • Estimating and Job Costing
    • Liability and Risk Management 

Our Course ID's are: 11488 & 11489

Instant Course Access for only $180!

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This 8 hour course will meet the Alaska contractor continuing education requirements for any contractor with a Residential Contractor Endorsement.

  1. Technical Topics (ID 11489)
    • Laying Brick and Block
    • A Primer on Painting
    • A Drywall Overview
    • ABC's of Roof Maintenance and Repair

Our Course ID is: 11489

Instant Course Access for only $99!

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This 8 hour course will meet the Alaska contractor continuing education requirements for any contractor with a Residential Contractor Endorsement.

  1. Business Topics (ID 11488)
    • Digital Marketing
    • Project Management
    • Estimating and Job Costing
    • Liability and Risk Management

Our Course ID is: 11488

Instant Course Access for only $99!

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