How Do I Get A Michigan Builders License?
Published on October 26, 2020 by Nate Bortz
If you’re considering a new career path, now is the perfect time to become a builder. New home construction continues to climb, and the certification process is relatively simple!
To get your builders license and become a certified builder in Michigan, you must:
- Complete an approved 60-hour course.
- Submit an online application to the state.
- Register with PSI and pass your exam.
“You mean I need to take a test?”
Yes, but don’t worry! Our all-new Michigan 60-hour prelicense and exam prep course makes it possible for anyone to pass their exam. In fact, 98% of people who’ve taken the course passed on their first try!
“But I’m busy. I don’t have time to sit in a classroom for hours on end!”
No problem. Our 60-hour course is 100% online with interactive video lessons. You can start and stop whenever you want, and all lessons are available 24/7 from any device with an
“What’s covered in the course?”
A better question might be what isn’t covered! All of our lessons are state-approved, and are built around the following State of Michigan requirements:
“All license applicants to complete 60 hours of approved prelicensure courses (at least 6 hours in each subject below):”
- Business Management, Estimating, and Job Costing
- Design and Building Science
- Contracts, Liability, and Risk Management
- Marketing and Sales
- Project Management and Scheduling
- The Michigan Residential Code
- MIOSHA Construction Safety Standards (6 hours)
- The remaining 18 hours can come from other topics on the approved course list.
To view our lesson overviews, click here. Or check out this video to get a feel for what the material looks like.
Once you finish the 60 Hour course, you’ll be confident in your ability to pass the exam and become licensed!
“What if I need help or have questions while I’m taking the course?”
No matter where you are in the course, you’re never alone! We have a team of licensing experts and customer service reps that are just a phone call away.
If you need more in-depth help, you can also schedule a One-On-One Tutoring Session.
“How do I get started?”
We’re glad you’re ready to take the first step toward becoming a licensed Residential Builder or M&A Contractor! We offer multiple course bundles, so click here find one that’s best for you!