Florida 14 Hour Contractor: Intro to Green Practices

$99.00

14 Hour Course

Course ID: 612178

Approved By: Florida DBPR

4.7 37 Reviews

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This course (Course ID 0612178) will provide contractors in Florida with 14 hours of continuing education training that is designed to help them renew their licenses.

This course covers a number of topics including the State of Florida’s residential building codes and changes to those building codes.

The course talks about the state’s Construction Lien Law and relevant provisions of that law.

The course examines state regulations that affect contractors and their business activities. This course also looks at the regulation of building techniques used to mitigate the effects of wind gusts.

This course explores the topic of safety on the job site.

The course examines green additions to a building. Specifically, the course talks about photovoltaic systems and rainwater harvesting systems.

  • Advanced Module
    • Advanced Module: Florida Building Codes [5 Activities]
      • 01. 2014 Advanced FBCR Update Online Class
      • 02. The 2014 Florida Building Code, Residential
      • 03. Significant Changes to the 2014 FBCR, Part 2
      • 04. Conclusion
      • 05. End of the class
  • Florida Business Practices: Liens
    • Florida Business Practices: Liens [3 Activities]
      • 01. Advanced Florida Business Practices: Liens
      • 02. Legal Requirements Concerning Liens
      • 03. Filing Liens
  • Regulations Governing Contractors
    • Regulations Governing Contractors [4 Activities]
      • 01. Regulation of Construction Contracting
      • 02. Unlicensed work
      • 03. Register the business
      • 04. Florida Homeowners’ Construction Recovery Fund
  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation
    • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation [4 Activities]
      • 01. What Is Wind Mitigation?
      • 02. Laws Governing Mitigation
      • 03. Building Codes
      • 04. Building Codes - Part 2
  • Workers Compensation
    • Workers Compensation [3 Activities]
      • 01. Workers’ Compensation – Part 1
      • 02. Workers’ Compensation – Part 2
      • 03. 440.102 Drug-free workplace program requirements
  • Construction Safety
    • Construction Safety [7 Activities]
      • 01. OSHA – Overview
      • 02. Job-Site Safety
      • 03. Most Common Hazards
      • 04. General Safety Practices
      • 05. Construction-Specific Safety Practices
      • 06. Construction-Specific Safety Practices, Continued
      • 07. Focus Four
  • Photovoltaic Systems
    • Photovoltaic Systems [16 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction
      • 02. Section 1: Components In and Configuration of a Photovoltaic System
      • 03. Electrical Sources
      • 04. System Configurations
      • 05. Section 2: Batteries
      • 06. Battery Types
      • 07. Battery Systems
      • 08. Section 3: Charge Controllers
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        • 09. Charge Controller Types
        • 10. Section 4: Electrical Integration
        • 11. Conductors and Wiring Methods
        • 12. Overcurrent Protection
        • 13. Disconnects
        • 14. Grounding
        • 15. Battery Systems
        • 16. Conclusion
  • Rainwater Harvesting
    • Rainwater Harvesting [6 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction (Video)
      • 02. Rainwater Harvesting; An Overview
      • 03. Manual for Rainwater Harvesting System, Part 1
      • 04. Manual for Rainwater Harvesting System, Part 2
      • 05. Manual for Rainwater Harvesting System, Part 3
      • 06. 2015 IPC Codes
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory FL DBPR 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 9th, 2018
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July 27th, 2018
This course is much harder and involved than other courses I've taken. I really like the depth of the course material.

July 25th, 2018
Easy to use.

July 15th, 2018
Very straightforward and high quality

July 9th, 2018
It was ok.

June 9th, 2018
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May 26th, 2018
Great course

May 20th, 2018
It’s easy and convenient.

July 5th, 2018
Thorough course and broken up in good lengths. PV section was more about batteries than actual PV.

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