Alaska Contractor Continuing Education


We are an Alaska Department of Commerce & Economic Development approved continuing education provider.

Choose At Your Pace Online with confidence knowing that you will get the education you need, backed up by our world class support if you have any questions. Whether you simply need to renew your AK contractor license or are looking to obtain your residential contractor endorsement, we have the online education you need.

Education requirements for AK contractors


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

  • Complete and Pass our Residential Contractor Endorsement online course.
  • Send your signed and notarized residential contractor application, the application fee, and a copy of your official PSI contractor exam results to the state.

Renewing your Residential Contractor Endorsement

  • Every 2 years, prior to December 31st of even-numbered years, you will need to take 16 credit hours of continuing education.
  • After completing your 16 hours of continuing education you will be issued a certificate for your records.
  • Complete your renewal online on the Alaska Department of Commerce's website to renew.

Alaska 16 Hour Residential Contractor Endorsement Course

16 Hour Course $ 450.00

This 16 hour 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


Alaska Contractor CE - 16 Hr

16 Hour Course $ 180.00

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.

  • Technical Topics

    • Laying Brick and Block

    • A Primer on Painting

    • A Drywall Overview

    • ABC's of Roof Maintenance and Repair

  • Business Topics

    • Digital Marketing

    • Project Management

    • Estimating and Job Costing

    • Liability and Risk Management

Our Course IDs are: 11488 & 11489


Alaska Contractor CE - 8 Hr (Technical)

8 Hour Course $ 99.00

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

  • Technical Topics

    • Laying Brick and Block

    • A Primer on Painting

    • A Drywall Overview

    • ABC's of Roof Maintenance and Repair

Our Course ID is: 11489


Alaska Contractor CE - 8 Hr (Business)

8 Hour Course $ 99.00

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

  • Business Topics

    • Digital Marketing

    • Project Management

    • Estimating and Job Costing

    • Liability and Risk Management

Our Course ID is: 11488