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  • Video Course: Staying Alive: Construction Safety 0.8 ICC CEU
  • Audio & Text Course: Financial Responsibilities: Effective Business Strategies 0.7 ICC CEU
  • Video Course: 2010 ADA Standards: Key Features and Elements 0.7 ICC CEU
  • Audio Course: Estimating and Bidding for Success 0.7 ICC CEU
  • Audio Course: Manage Your Way to Big Profits 0.7 ICC CEU
  • Video Course: Weatherization and Renewable Energy Course 0.6 ICC CEU- 2018
  • Video Course: Lead Paint Awareness 0.6 ICC CEU
  • Video Course: Contracts, Liabilities, and Risk Management 0.6 ICC CEU
  • Video Course: Drones in Construction 0.4 ICC CEU
  • Audio Course: Successful Use of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings 0.2 ICC CEU
  • Approved for 6 ICC CEUs
  • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors
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Description

Staying Alive: Construction Safety

Instructor:  Steven St Laurent

This video training course outlines the most important work-related hazards found on a construction site. Instructor Steve St. Laurent provides years of experience in the safety field, sharing his knowledge in a fun and entertaining way. This course explores typical hazards found on the site, the reasons behind careless behavior, and the ramifications of poor training and lack of safety programs. The goal is to provide “safety nuggets” that will inspire viewers to practice safety first, in a way that will prevent injuries at work and at home.

This Course Covers:

  • Top Five Hazards in Residential Construction
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • 10 Best Practices
  • Fall Protection
  • Ladders
  • Electricity
  • Scaffolds
  • Hazard Communication
  • Tool Safety
  • Materials Handling

Financial Responsibilities: Effective Business Strategies

Instructor:  J. MacDowell

This course is designed to provide business owners a solid foundation in effective financial strategies.  You need to keep accurate records, understand basic accounting principles and bookkeeping skills. This course will outline these fundamental principles.

Also discussed are ethics, and how to create a formal Code of Ethics or Conduct that will influence the overall culture of the company, as well help bring significant benefits to the success of the company itself.

Finally, a solid ability to utilize computers to streamline and enhance the financial strategies that will move the business forward is critical in today’s landscape.  This course will provide students the fundamentals in data organization.

This Course Covers:

  • Business Plans
  • Legal Structure
  • Payroll and Other Tax Registrations
  • Payroll, Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements
  • Implementing a Bookkeeping System
  • Other Considerations
  • Frequently Asked Questions of the IRS
  • The Basics of Ethical Theory
  • Moral Values and Code of Ethics
  • Code of Conduct
  • Applying Ethics
  • Ethical Dilemma Application
  • Ethical Implications
  • Employee vs. Contractor
  • Understand basic computer systems
  • Utilizing a computer for basic information organization

 

2010 ADA Standards: Key Features and Elements

Instructor:  Roger Peck

The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life, to enjoy employment opportunities, to purchase goods and services, and to participate in State and local government programs and services. The 2010 Standards set minimum requirements, both scoping and technical, for newly designed and constructed, or altered State and local government facilities, public accommodations, and commercial facilities to be readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.

This video course covers the fourth through tenth chapters of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.   The material for this course is presented by simple narration and power point video presentation, including on-site, real world video examples in various accessible buildings used by both the public and private sector.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Be able recognize what exterior and interior components can and should comply with ADA standards.
  • Outline at least one design strategy based on ADA standards for the construction of either a public or private building.
  • Identify requirements for proper maneuvering space, clearance and accessible routes.
  • Summarize the options available to the design or building professional when designing a facility per the requirements of the ADA Standards.

This course covers:

  • Accessible Routes
  • General Site & Building Elements
  • Plumbing Elements and Facilities
  • Communication Elements and Features
  • Special Rooms, Spaces and Elements
  • Built-In Elements
  • Recreational Facilities

 

Estimating and Bidding for Success

Instructor:  Paul Acker

This course is an introduction to the construction estimating process. Although this course will be beneficial to junior estimators just entering in this field, it could also help architects, engineers and contractors become more familiar with how bids are prepared. The following material will explain the methods of construction delivery, different types of estimates, and the tools needed by the estimator to tender a bid. Being able to read and understand blueprints is also integral to the estimating process. Knowing how to apply and itemize costs for specific activities and materials, based on a set of plans and related professional resources, is key. The estimator who can visualize the project, and accurately determine its costs will become one of the most important persons in any construction company.

This course covers:

  • Methods of Construction Delivery
  • Types of Contracts
  • Types of Estimates
  • Bid Documents
  • The Bid Team
  • Structuring the Bid Program
  • Parts of a Blueprint
  • Reading the Plans
  • Guidelines for Estimating

 

Manage Your Way to Big Profits

Instructor:  Paul Acker

This seven-hour course is designed to be the next step in raising your construction management skills to the next level. The class will help prepare the learner for the scope of responsibilities that a professional construction project manager, whether for residential or commercial projects, must be prepared to perform. The course begins with pre-construction services and project start-up tasks. As the project continues, controlling the finances, overseeing the project progress, safety, environmental and energy concerns are just a few of the many tasks a project manager must supervise. Finally, a successful manager must properly close out the project, all while achieving a profit, and securing a satisfied customer.

After completing this course, you will:

  • Be able to assemble a project team, ensuring they are qualified to perform the work in accordance with specifications and requirements.
  • Recognize the role of OSHA in the workplace and describe the causes of the most common workplace injuries.
  • Understand environmental regulations that govern construction activities for protecting water, air and land quality.
  • Develop a close out procedure that will verify accuracy and completion of all building component systems, including warranties and certifications, prior to issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.

This course covers:

  • Planning and Startup
  • Project Progress
  • Environmental and Energy Concerns
  • Safety
  • Close Out

Weatherization and Renewable Energy

Instructor:  Roger Peck

Building homes that are well protected from the weather should be a priority for any building professional.  The majority of problems stem from improper procedures and workmanship, but often the problem is found in the design of a home.  This course will explore factors that contribute to exterior shell failure and identify practical solutions that will preserve the integrity of the building envelope.

As technological innovation creates new construction possibilities, incorporating energy-efficiency into building projects can not only provide a better quality of life, but also protect the environment.  A comprehensive approach to resource and energy efficiency is the best method to achieve a resource and energy efficient building.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the building as a system, its performance requirements, and how these features must be integrated to prevent building envelope failure.
  • Describe how a properly constructed building envelope will keep out weather related moisture and stop uncontrolled movement of energy due to loss of conditioned air.
  • Identify innovative design considerations incorporating energy efficient resources and components.
  • Evaluate the structural considerations when installing/mounting these new systems.

This course covers:

  • Why is There a Problem?
  • The Building Envelope System
  • Foundation Construction
  • Wall Construction
  • Roof Construction
  • Window and Door Installation
  • Ventilation System Installation and Requirements
  • Building Envelope Best Practices
  • Consumer Remedies
  • Wind Power
  • Solar Energy Use

 

Lead Paint Awareness

Instructor: Scott Corbat

Traditional renovation work can create significant dust-lead hazards if lead-based paint is disturbed. Contaminated dust generated by traditional renovation work can cause lead poisoning in children, pregnant women, healthy adults, and even pets. Practical changes in work practices can minimize and contain dust. The use of lead-safe work practices makes the job safer and reduces liability exposure. This course will teach you how to perform or supervise lead-safe work practices safely and effectively. This course is not a qualifier for RRP Certification. You must complete an EPA accredited course for Certified Renovator Status.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the dangers inherent in lead paint, including the risks and difficulties involved in renovation projects that involve older structures.
  • Summarize the EPA and HUD rules required of Certified Firms and Certified Renovators.
  • Determine if lead-based paint affects your work, and how to educate owners and residents in target housing, or owners and adult representatives in child-occupied facilities about how the work will affect lead in their property, and how to plan the work so that it is lead safe.
  • Outline the process of proper set up so that dust and debris created by the work do not contaminate the property and leave behind lead contaminated dust.
  • Describe how to effectively clean up dust generated by the work performed in the home or child- occupied facility; how Certified Renovators conduct a cleaning verification; and how to dispose of renovation waste.

This course covers:

  • Lead Paint Concerns
  • Regulation
  • Before Beginning Work
  • Containing Dust
  • During the Work
  • Cleaning and Checking Your Work
  • Recordkeeping
  • Training

 

Contracts, Liabilities and Risk Management

Instructor:  Pete Costanza

This six-hour course explains the principles of contract law and the important elements of a home building and remodeling contract. The difference between various contracts used in the residential construction industry is also described. Requirements and types of insurance are also covered in this course, as well as the details of Workers Compensation.

This Course Covers:

  • Contracts – their terms, documents, samples, pricing and what is required
  • Request for Proposal and sample RFP
  • Fundamentals of Contract Law
  • Written and Oral Contracts
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Void and Voidable Contracts
  • Michigan Contract Laws, statutes of limitations, Home Solicitation Act and prohibited conduct
  • Insurance, Surety Bonds, Homeowner’s, Auto, No-fault and Health Insurance and Workers’ Compensation
  • Foreclosure Due to Non-Payment or Delinquent Taxes
  • Health Insurance with HSA
  • Warranties, breach of warranty, remedies and guidelines
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Construction defects and delays
  • Failure to submit change orders, abandoning the job after payment and failure to pay subcontractors
  • Abandoning the job after receiving payment
  • Arbitration, mediation, adjudication and court proceedings

 

Drones in Construction

Instructor:  Greg MacMaster

Drones are the new tool companies are raving about for their marketing and personal use. There are many uses for drones in the construction industry, but there are rules and regulations set in place that currently don’t allow them. So why should you care? Because you need to stay up to date with technology and ahead of the competition. This course is designed to familiarize business owners with the practical use of drone technology. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Types of UAV/Drone Technology
  • Federal Rules and Regulations associated with UAVs
  • Cost of Drones (Pros and Cons)
  • Drones in your Industry (overview)
  • Acquiring Images

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Become knowledgeable about available technology and proper use of drones.
  • Learn the basics of aerial survey and mapping.
  • Explain the FAA application process for an FAA 333 Exemption.
  • Learn the benefits of UAV application in marketing and advertising.

This course covers:

  • Types of Drones
  • Federal Rules and Regulations
  • Costs
  • Industry Uses
  • Surveying and Mapping
  • Measuring and Scanning
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Security
  • Acquiring Imagery

 

Successful Use of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings

Instructor:  Wayde Hoppe

This course will cover the advantages and disadvantages of using a pre-engineered metal building and why PEMB’s are economical. We will examine what needs to be considered when designing the foundations, building envelope, building systems, industrial equipment as well as code considerations. This lesson should equip the designer and builder to know the basic facts about Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of Pre-Engineered buildings
  • Identify the code requirements related to bearing capacity of foundations and slabs
  • Describe hazardous occupancies and control areas that are often found in this type of structure
  • Summarize the code considerations and issues related to special industrial construction

This course covers:

  • Foundations
  • Equipment
  • Systems
  • Envelope
  • Code
  • Special Industrial Issues
  • Geology
  • Ground Water
  • Grounding
  • Repairs
  • Decorative Shapes
  • Deferred Submittals

 

Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Learn the ins and outs of social media marketing from experts that work in both social media and the construction industry. Use these tools and tricks to upgrade your personal and professional profiles, drive leads, and increase business.

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