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Alabama Home Builders License Exam Prep Courses

Are You Ready to Become a Licensed Alabama Home Builder?

On: January 9, 2019
To become successful in any industry, you’ve got to start with the right tools. Do you have what it takes to become a licensed Alabama Home Builder? You might think that all you need are a few hammers, saws and nails to get the job done, but the fact of the matter is, you’ll need to begin your journey by investing in the most important and practical tool you’ll ever need. A proven Alabama Home Builders Exam Prep course.

NASCLA EXAM PREP

What is the NASCLA Exam and Who needs it?

On: January 2, 2019
If you think your commercial business, at any point, will overflow into any of the eight states listed above, you will save time and money by passing the NASCLA-Accredited exam, rather than passing a Commercial Trades exam in each.

Alaska Contractor License

Everything You Need to Know About Renewing Your Alaska Contractor License

On: November 29, 2018
You need 16 hours of continuing education to renew a Residential Contractor Endorsement. However, if  you have been licensed less than one year you do not have to complete continuing education. If it is your first time renewing your license you only need 8-hours of approved continuing education.

Virginia Requirements for Becoming a Building Contractor

On: October 24, 2018
Virginia contractor licenses consist of two parts, the class of the license, which determines what if any restrictions are placed on the size of contracts/projects that may be performed and the classification/specialty, which determines what type of work the licensed contractor is allowed to perform.

Tennessee NASCLA exam

Why get a NASCLA Contractors License in Tennessee

On: October 24, 2018
When you pass the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors, you will be listed in the NASCLA National Examination Database. The following states which accept the NASCLA Accredited Examination: AL, AR, GA, LA, MS, NV, NC, OR, SC, TN, UT, US Virgin Islands, VA, and WV.

Does Your Construction Company Use Drones?

On: October 24, 2018
As drone popularity increases in the recreational and business sectors, there is rising concern about drones in no-fly zones interfering with commercial flights. Many feel the FAA Reauthorization act goes too far and provides excessive power to local law enforcement. On the other hand, others believe it is important to implement stricter safety protocols to protect privacy and prevent crashes with airplanes.

workplace safety

Mississippi Construction Contractors, Stay Safe Out There!

On: October 18, 2018
Construction site accidents cost builders and contractors both time and money, as well as, damaging your reputation with clients and employees. Construction workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as excavation cave-ins, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, and electrocutions. OSHA safety standards are designed to reduce on-the-job injuries; health standards to limit workers’ risk of developing an occupational disease.

Get a Builder License

Licensed Builders are In Demand

On: October 5, 2018
Homeowners who need a job done are looking for someone they can trust. The demand for eco-friendly materials and building projects is growing. Customers want to find a builder who’s qualified and educated on these topics. Get licensed, and don’t be counted out next time someone’s looking for a builder.

Ladders: Are they the Best Tool for the Job?

On: October 5, 2018
Ladders are the oldest tool still in use today. These amazing tools date back approximately 10,000 years.  Despite being around for ages, the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) recently did a study and discovered that in the last decade 81% of fall injuries among construction workers treated in the U.S. involved a ladder. Ladders are a crucial tool of the trade which requires little to no training, making them time and cost efficient. However, that same study said that 43% of FATAL falls have involved ladders. With statistics like that, shouldn't ladders be banned from job sites?

Get Your Builders License!

On: October 5, 2018
Fall is here, and winter will soon be upon us. It's the perfect time to focus on Michigan's required 60-Hour Prelicensure course. You'll definitely want to spend some of those cool fall evenings in the comfort of your own home, preparing for the State exam.  A passing score of 70% is required in order to get a license.

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