14 Hour Course
Course ID: 20160629, 20160628
Approved By: Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
This 14 hour course contains continuing education training for residential contractors and building officials in the State of Minnesota.
This course begins with an overview safety and safe practices for construction projects.
Then, the course examines how to effectively manage a construction project.
After that, the course discusses what it means to be a professional.
Next, the course looks at contracts and the use of contracts by contractors.
From there, the course talks about some specialty construction techniques. This segment covers the construction of masonry walls and the use of drywall paneling.
The course will then discuss estimating and job-costing.
Then, the course will examine weatherizing buildings and how this is connected to the construction of a building's exterior shell.
The next segment will look at the Minnesota Energy Code.
The course will conclude by addressing marketing strategies that will help a contractor promote their business.
In order to promote student comprehension and retention, the course is broken up by several incremental exams. This course also contains an exam at the midpoint and a final exam at the end.