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“Two days after I completed the Minnesota Residential Builder and Remodelers Exam prep I took the exam and passed! The instructions on how to use the Residential Code book was very helpful. I would highly recommend the exam prep!”

-Jared, Minnesota

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CE Requirements: 14 Hours
Including 1-hour of Energy Code & 1-hour of Business Management

Renewal Deadline: Every two years by the anniversary of licensure.

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Complete Minnesota Continuing Education Packages

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    Complete 14 Hour Renewal Package | Minnesota
    14 Hour Video Course | Includes 1 Hour Business Management and 1 Hour Energy Code This course fulfills all your continuing education requirements for 2-year renewal cycle and is made up of the following courses:
    • 7hr Estimating and Bidding for Success
    • 7hr Construction Health and Safety Compliance
    • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors
    $179.00
  • Residential Energy Code
    Minnesota & Wisconsin Complete Renewal Package
    14 Hour Video & Audio Course | Includes 1 Hour Business Management and 1 Hour Energy Code *Must enter MN & WI License# for course submission This course package fulfills all Minnesota and Wisconsin continuing education requirements for your renewal cycle.
    • 7hr Estimating and Bidding for Success
    • 7hr Weatherization and Renewable Energy
    • Course Completion Results submitted to both states
    • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors
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    $199.00 $189.00

IMPORTANT
The State of Minnesota will not allow you to take the same course twice within a 2-year cycle. Check your records or call us at 1-800-727-7104 to determine which courses you’ve taken.
All text courses are printable for your records, however, the actual course needs to be completed online as the MN DLI requires a minimum amount of time be spent in each course.

Minnesota Building Contractor Continuing Education Courses

  • Product Image Construction Code
    Code and Energy Efficient Building | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Includes 1 Hour Energy Code Approval #20190471 and #20190532  Improving weatherization and energy efficiency can save clients thousands over the life of the building. Have your clients thanking you every time they get their energy bill with the tips you learn here.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Estimating & Bidding Online Contractor Course
    Estimating and Bidding for Success | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Includes 1 Hour Business Management Approval #20200148 Approved for WI CE if WI License entered Calculating a more accurate estimate and bid allows you to get the most out of every job.  Improve your bottom line as we cover all aspects of the bidding process. 0.7 ICC Admin CEUs – Approval #25472
    $99.00
  • Product Weatherization
    Weatherization and Renewable Energy | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Includes 1 hour Energy Code Approval #20190470 and #20190534 Approved for WI CE if WI License entered   Give yourself the edge in the growing market in renewable energy building by adding efficiency through solar and wind energy. 0.6 ICC Energy CEUs – Approval #25463
    $99.00
  • Product Image Project Management For Contractors Online Contractor Course
    Project Management | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Includes 2 hrs of Energy Code for Contractors Approval #20200288 and #20200374  Study the responsibilities and proven methods experienced contractors and builders use to effectively manage all aspects of a building project.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Construction Health and Safety Compliance1
    Construction Health and Safety Compliance | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Includes 1 Hour Energy Code Approval #20180664 and #20180665 This course focuses on hazardous energy, fall protection, fire safety, hazard communication, PPE, Respiratory protection, silica safety and stairways and ladders.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Construction Math
    Business Practices for Contractors | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Approval #20190472 and #20190533  This online course focuses on the primary responsibilities of running a successful contracting business in Minnesota according to the rules and regulations surrounding the industry.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Successful Renovations and Additions
    Successful Site and Building Design | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Approval #20190473  Site and Building Design is key to the success of any building project.  Learn proven methods for site and building design decisions for all aspects of construction, appearance and maintenance.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Manage Your Way to Big Profits
    Manage Your Way to Big Profits | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Approval #20190026 Want to make more money? Of course you do. Maximize the earning potential of each building project you manage with this course. 0.7 ICC Admin CEUs – Approval #25470
    $99.00
  • Product Image Drones in Construction Online Contractor Course
    Drone Technology and Environmental Issues | Minnesota

    7 Hour Video Course
    Approval #20190487

    Learn the rules and regulations that must be followed to operate commercial drones and how environmental law is becoming more prevalent in property transactions and it’s impact on the building industry.

    $99.00
  • Product Image Lead Paint Safety ICC
    Lead Paint Awareness | Minnesota
    4 Hour Video Course Approval #20180120 Keep yourself and your home-buyers safe from lead exposure by learning to perform or supervise lead-safe work practices. NOTE: This course does not qualify for the EPA RRP Certification 0.4 ICC Sitework CEUs – Approval #25729
    $59.00
  • Product Image Environmental issues
    Environmental Issues | Minnesota

    3 Hour Video Class
    Approval #20180121 

    Mold, lead paint, and asbestos can turn a dream home into a nightmare.  Learn more about these substances and how they relate to laws and litigation on both a federal and state level.

    $49.00
  • Product Image Energy Efficient Building
    Energy Efficient Building | Minnesota

    1 Energy Code Hour Video Course
    Approval #20200181 and #20200189 

    Improving energy efficiency through green building methods can save money and have less impact on the environment while also lowering your clients energy bills. 

    $39.00

CE Requirements: Building Officials (BO & LB) – 38 Hours | Accessibility Specialist – 6 Hours

Renewal Deadline: Every two years by the anniversary of licensure.

Minnesota Building Contractor FAQs

Complete Minnesota Code Official Continuing Education Packages

  • Product Image Construction Safety Standards in Spanish
    Complete 38 Hour Building Official Renewal Package | Minnesota
    38 Hour Video & Audio Course  This course fulfills all your continuing education requirements for 2-year renewal cycle and is made up of the following courses:
    • 7 Hr Estimating and Bidding for Success (Includes 1hr Business Management)
    • 7 Hr Successful Site & Building Design
    • 7 Hr Design Dos and Don’ts in Metal Structures and Existing Buildings
    • 7 Hr Construction Health and Safety Compliance
    • 7 Hr Code and Energy Efficient Building
    • 3 Hr Environmental Issues
    • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors
    $449.00

Online Minnesota Code Official Contractor Continuing Education Courses

  • Product Image Construction Code
    Code and Energy Efficient Building | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Includes 1 Hour Energy Code Approval #20190471 and #20190532  Improving weatherization and energy efficiency can save clients thousands over the life of the building. Have your clients thanking you every time they get their energy bill with the tips you learn here.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Estimating & Bidding Online Contractor Course
    Estimating and Bidding for Success | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Includes 1 Hour Business Management Approval #20200148 Approved for WI CE if WI License entered Calculating a more accurate estimate and bid allows you to get the most out of every job.  Improve your bottom line as we cover all aspects of the bidding process. 0.7 ICC Admin CEUs – Approval #25472
    $99.00
  • Product Weatherization
    Weatherization and Renewable Energy | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Includes 1 hour Energy Code Approval #20190470 and #20190534 Approved for WI CE if WI License entered   Give yourself the edge in the growing market in renewable energy building by adding efficiency through solar and wind energy. 0.6 ICC Energy CEUs – Approval #25463
    $99.00
  • Product Image Project Management For Contractors Online Contractor Course
    Project Management | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Includes 2 hrs of Energy Code for Contractors Approval #20200288 and #20200374  Study the responsibilities and proven methods experienced contractors and builders use to effectively manage all aspects of a building project.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Construction Health and Safety Compliance1
    Construction Health and Safety Compliance | Minnesota
    7 Hour Video Course Includes 1 Hour Energy Code Approval #20180664 and #20180665 This course focuses on hazardous energy, fall protection, fire safety, hazard communication, PPE, Respiratory protection, silica safety and stairways and ladders.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Successful Renovations and Additions
    Successful Site and Building Design | Minnesota
    7 Hour Audio Course Approval #20190473  Site and Building Design is key to the success of any building project.  Learn proven methods for site and building design decisions for all aspects of construction, appearance and maintenance.
    $99.00
  • Product Image Dos and Donts of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings
    Design Dos and Don’ts in Metal Structures and Existing Buildings | Minnesota

    7 Hour Audio Course
    Includes 1 Hour Energy Code
    Approval #20180747

    Learn the advantages and disadvantages of using a pre-engineered metal building and why PEMB’s are economical.  This course will cover foundations, building envelope, industrial equipment and code. 

    $99.00
  • Product Image Drones in Construction Online Contractor Course
    Drone Technology and Environmental Issues | Minnesota

    7 Hour Video Course
    Approval #20190487

    Learn the rules and regulations that must be followed to operate commercial drones and how environmental law is becoming more prevalent in property transactions and it’s impact on the building industry.

    $99.00
  • Product Image Lead Paint Safety ICC
    Lead Paint Awareness | Minnesota
    4 Hour Video Course Approval #20180120 Keep yourself and your home-buyers safe from lead exposure by learning to perform or supervise lead-safe work practices. NOTE: This course does not qualify for the EPA RRP Certification 0.4 ICC Sitework CEUs – Approval #25729
    $59.00
  • Product Image Environmental issues
    Environmental Issues | Minnesota

    3 Hour Video Class
    Approval #20180121 

    Mold, lead paint, and asbestos can turn a dream home into a nightmare.  Learn more about these substances and how they relate to laws and litigation on both a federal and state level.

    $49.00
  • Product Image Energy Efficient Building
    Energy Efficient Building | Minnesota

    1 Energy Code Hour Video Course
    Approval #20200181 and #20200189 

    Improving energy efficiency through green building methods can save money and have less impact on the environment while also lowering your clients energy bills. 

    $39.00