Minnesota Contractor 7 Hour Construction Practices Package

  • 7 Hour Course
  • 3.6 342 Reviews
  • $99.00

Contractors in Minnesota who complete this course will gain seven hours of training on specialty building techniques. Specifically, this package talks about room maintenance, retirement housing, home building in cold climates, micro housing, and lead safety.

This package contains the class ABC's of Roof Maintenance and Repair. This class discusses roof maintenance and repair. In addition this class will talk about how a roof can be damaged and how to address any damage that does occur.

This package contains the class Retirement Housing. This class explores the construction of housing for retirees. This class also looks at the specific concerns that must be taken into account when building this kind of housing.

This package contains the class Cold Climate Home Building. This class examines construction techniques used to erect buildings in cold climates.

This package contains the class Micro Housing. This class discusses the construction of "micro houses." Specifically, the class talks about the micro housing trend and the techniques for constructing houses of unusually small size.

This package contains the class Lead Safe Practice. This class addresses lead and practices for dealing with lead. Furthermore, the class will examine legal regulations that establish lead-safe practices and the Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Rule.

This course ends with a 1-hour class on the 2020 Minnesota Energy Code and administrative rules. The class provides an overview of the residential and commercial energy codes and how they work with other adopted codes. The class then examines the amendments made to the 2018 IECC during its adoption as the basis of the 2020 Commercial Energy Code.

The package is split up by incremental exams designed to promote retention on the content in the package.

  • Approved By: Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry

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. 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.

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