Alaska 16 Hour Residential Contractor Endorsement Course


16 Hour Course

Course ID: 15324

Approved By: AK Department of Commerce, Professional Licensing

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This course of 16 hours of continuing education is designed for contractors in the State of Alaska who are intending to add the Residential Endorsement to their licenses. The course has been approved by the Alaska Contractor Licensing Section to fulfil the requirements for obtaining the endorsement.

This course begins with a talk about special building techniques for homes located in cold climates.

Then, the course will then examine masonry techniques, general carpentry, and fire safety.

From there, the course will discuss the special techniques for framing and roofing buildings that are located in Alaska.

To close, the course will explore several important topics. This segment will talk about rainwater harvesting systems, OSHA requirements, and the state regulations governing the residential endorsement.

  • Residential Cold Weather Construction
    • Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques [8 Activities]
      • 01. Sitework, Footings, and Foundations
      • 02. Sitework, Footings, and Foundations
      • 03. Sitework, Footings, and Foundations
      • 04. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques
      • 05. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques, Continued
      • 06. Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement
      • 07. Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement, Continued
      • 08. Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement, Continued
    • Masonry, Carpentry, and Life & Fire Safety [15 Activities]
      • 01. Common Terms for Masonry
      • 02. Laying Brick and Block
      • 03. Basic Operations for Brick and Block
      • 04. Introduction to Brick Walls
      • 05. Types of Brick Walls
      • 06. Cleaning Brick
      • 07. Concrete Block
      • 08. Types of Concrete Masonry Walls
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        • 09. Brick & Block Conclusion (Video)
        • 10. Masonry
        • 11. Masonry, Continued
        • 12. General Plan Reading
        • 13. Carpentry - General and Residential Code
        • 14. Carpentry - General and Residential Code
        • 15. Life and Fire Safety
    • Framing and Roofing in Alaska [21 Activities]
      • 01. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Framing
      • 02. Walls
      • 03. Walls, Continued
      • 04. Drywall Introduction (Video)
      • 05. The Drywall Basics
      • 06. Installing Drywall
      • 07. Drywall Repair
      • 08. Drywall Safety
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Drywall Conclusion (Video)
        • 10. Walls
        • 11. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Framing
        • 12. Thermal and Moisture Protection - Roofing
        • 13. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Windows and Doors
        • 14. Framing Fundamentals
        • 15. Seismic and Wind Loading Fundamentals
        • 16. General Code
        • 17. Thermal and Moisture Protection - Roofing
        • 18. General Roofing
        • 19. General Roofing, Part 2
        • 20. Thermal and Moisture Protections - Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques
        • 21. Equipment and Tools
    • Rainwater Harvesting, OSHA, and Residential Endorsement Regulations [9 Activities]
      • 01. Trending Topic -
      • 02. Trending Topic - Rainwater Harvesting, Continued
      • 03. Components of a Rainwater Harvesting System, Continued
      • 04. OSHA
      • 05. OSHA
      • 06. OSHA
      • 07. OSHA
      • 08. OSHA
      • 09. Alaska Regulations for Residential Endorsement
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion

Instructor Bio

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Mike Melvin, owner of At Your Pace Online, LLC, is the instructor and industry expert for many of our courses. In addition to his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Ottawa University, Kansas, Mike has owned, operated, and worked for numerous construction companies. Mike's relevant construction experience includes framing, concrete construction, foundations, and roofing. As the current owner and an approved lead instructor for At Your Pace Online, he teaches multiple courses pertaining to construction and business. With over fifteen years of experience in the industry, Mike combines his proven understanding of teaching online education with the practical and academic industry knowledge needed by our students, to allow them to complete their courses and get back to the job site.

Course Reviews

August 18th, 2019
The material is well-presented

July 30th, 2019
a very helpful and informing coarse

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October 18th, 2018
This was great, I would like to have had more videos.

August 25th, 2018
typos and "?" question marks in place of numerical digits made for some confusion. Some grammatical errors. Overall an easy to understand course and very well made webpage to guide through the duration.

July 15th, 2018
Nice Layout

May 29th, 2018
Very clear and easy to follow. Thanks

May 13th, 2018
great job guys, super easy and straight forward!

January 11th, 2018
Course took longer than I wanted it to be. Took me about 18 hours to complete but I learned more than I thought I would lol

September 15th, 2018
Needs to be reviewed for typos and inconsistent content

May 29th, 2018
Thank you, glad to be able to take the course online.

April 12th, 2018
This course was a good experience, as well as a knowledge booster for the insights of contracting in Alaska. I learned some things from these passages and will interact them in my everyday contracting.

October 6th, 2019
Would be happy to provide input but not for publication.

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