Minnesota Contractor 7 Hour Construction Practices Package

$99.00

7 Hour Course

Course ID: 20180220

Approved By: Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry

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This course is designed to provide contractors in Minnesota with 7 hours of training. The principal focus of this class is specialty construction practices including roof maintenance, construction of buildings in cold climates, lead safety, and the MN 2015 Energy Code.

  • BEST Training & Micro-Houses
    • ABCs of Roof Maintenance and Repair [6 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction (Video)
      • 02. Sources of Damage
      • 03. Care for the Roof (Video)
      • 04. Leaks
      • 05. Intensive Care
      • 06. Conclusion (Video)
    • Incremental Quiz 1 (11 questions)
    • Retirement Housing [8 Activities]
      • 01. What are the Actual Population Numbers?
      • 02. Physical Changes in the Aging Population Worth Keeping in Mind
      • 03. Customer Service Issues
      • 04. Marketing
      • 05. Concepts
      • 06. New Construction
      • 07. New Construction, Continued
      • 08. Retrofitting - Living in Place
    • Incremental Quiz 2 (11 questions)
    • Cold Climate Building [13 Activities]
      • 01. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Framing
      • 02. Walls Assembly Types
      • 03. Walls Types
      • 04. Best Practices for Exterior Walls
      • 05. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Framing
      • 06. Thermal and Moisture Protection - Roofing
      • 07. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Windows and Doors
      • 08. Framing Fundamentals
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        • 09. Seismic and Wind Loading Fundamentals
        • 10. General Roofing
        • 11. General Roofing - Leaks and Ventilation
        • 12. Thermal and Moisture Protections - Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques
        • 13. Equipment and Tools
    • Incremental Quiz 3 (25 questions)
    • Micro-Houses [9 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction
      • 02. General Principles of Living Small
      • 03. Definitions for and Regulation of Micro Houses
      • 04. Steps to Building Your Client's Dream Micro Home
      • 05. Steps to Building Your Client's Dream Micro Home, Continued
      • 06. The Shipping Container
      • 07. Other Applications for Micro Housing
      • 08. Other Issues in Developing the Micro House
      • 09. Conclusion
    • Incremental Quiz 4 (13 questions)
    • Lead Safe Practice [7 Activities]
      • 01. History of Lead as a Health Risk
      • 02. Statutes and Regulations Establishing Lead-Safe Practices
      • 03. The Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP or LRRP) Rule
      • 04. Lead-Safe Practices - Steps One and Two
      • 05. Lead-Safe Practices - Step Three
      • 06. Lead-Safe Practices - Steps Four, Five, and Six
      • 07. Lead-Safe Practices - Steps Seven and Eight
    • Incremental Quiz 5 (10 questions)
    • 2015 Minnesota Energy Code [4 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Class on the 2015 Minnesota Energy Code
      • 02. The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
      • 03. Minnesota Administrative Rules: Chapter 1322, Residential Energy Code, Part 1
      • 04. Minnesota Administrative Rules: Chapter 1322, Residential Energy Code - Part 2
    • Incremental Quiz 6 (10 questions)
    • Mandatory DLI 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.

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