Overview of Building Trades | Michigan

$79.00

9 Credit Hours | Online HD Video Course | Instructor:  Scott Corbat
This course provides an overview of building trade skills and the information provided is advantageous for anyone seeking to start a residential building project or enter into the building industry.  This course fulfills 9 hours toward prelicensure or continuing competency.

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Description

OVERVIEW OF BUILDING TRADES


COURSE DESCRIPTION

This nine-hour course provides an overview of building trade skills. The information provided in this course would be advantageous for anyone seeking to start a residential building project or enter into the building industry.

A 70% passing score on each assessment is required to move on to the next chapter. Students must answer 70% of the questions correctly in order to receive credit/certification for the course.


LESSON 1

  • Deed Restrictions
  • Surveys
  • Easements
  • Setback Requirements
  • Topographical Plans
  • Permitting and Inspections

LESSON 2

  • Floods
  • Wetlands
  • Damage to Trees During Construction
  • Utility Locations
  • Dewatering
  • Water Well Requirements

LESSON 3

  • Site Measurements and Markings
  • Site Preparation
  • Excavating Near Retaining Walls

LESSON 4

  • Soil Conditions
  • Soil Compaction
  • Finding the Optimum Density and Moisture Content

LESSON 5

  • Concrete
  • Pouring Concrete

LESSON 6

  • Isolation Joints
  • Driveways and Sidewalks
  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Cold Weather Concreting
  • Problems with Concrete

LESSON 7

  • Foundations

LESSON 8

  • Framing and Sheathing

LESSON 9

  • Walls and Stairs

LESSON 10

  • Roofing

LESSON 11

  • Rafter Framing

LESSON 12

  • Roofing (continued)

LESSON 13

  • Roof Venting and Insulation and Gutters

LESSON 14

  • Siding and Windows

LESSON 15

  • Finish Carpentry

LESSON 16

  • Masonry

LESSON 17

  • Mortar Types and Their Uses

LESSON 18

  • Reading House Plans

LESSON 19

  • Reading House Plans (continued)

LESSON 20

  • Reading House Plans (continued)

Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 8am and 6pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to info@onlinecti.com. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.

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