Construction Training

Residential Builder’s Pre-Licensure

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Hours: 60

Class Type: Lecture

Price: $1,370.00

Course Description

Do you want to start your own construction company, home improvement company or a repair & maintenance company… even if you’re the only employee of that company? If so, then you must get licensed as a Residential Builder. 

DRM International Learning Center, LLCs Residential Builders course will prepare students to take and pass the Michigan Residential Builder’s Exam and become a state-licensed Residential Building Contractor.

Our 2-week Residential Builder’s Pre-Licensure Course is split into two sections: Business Law & Administration and Practical Skills & Trade Fundamentals.

 

The Business Law & Administration portion of the class will teach students the fundamentals of starting, owning & operating a residential construction business in the state of Michigan. 

Topics covered include:

  • Business Organization & Management
  • Financial Management
  • Contracting & Contract Terms
  • Estimating & Building / Job Cost Management
  • Project Management & Scheduling
  • Insurance, Liability & Risk Management
  • Independent Contractors vs Employees
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Building Safety, Employee Protection & MIOSHA Safety Standards

 

The Practical Skills & Trade Fundamentals portion of the class will primarily focus on the technical aspects of building to the standards found in the 2015/2018 Michigan Residential Building Codebook.

The standards pertain to:

  • Site Preparation & Layout
  • Excavation Techniques
  • Concrete, Footings & Foundations
  • Floor, Wall & Roof Framing
  • HVAC Systems
  • Interior & Exterior Finishing
  • Pools, Gutters, Pest Control & Demolition (Construction Specialties)
  • Decks & Porches
  • Other 2015/2018 Michigan Residential Code Specifications

 

DRM International Learning Center, LLCs Residential Building Pre-Licensure course is perfect for those who have experience in the construction industry & are looking to take their career to the next level AND graduates of our Carpentry & Drywall course.

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