Michigan Exam Prep Course

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MI Business and Law Exam Prep Course

This course will prepare students for the Business and Law portion of the exam and is based on the reference materials and industry standards outlined in the PSI Candidate Bulletin. Be sure to review the Bulletin; it provides important information about the test.

When studying for the exam, we recommend you either print out or reference the following materials outlined by PSI as well as reviewing the Business of Building portion of the 60-Hour Pre-Licensure Course. You can also find helpful information at the LARA Website Builders’ page.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE (EXCERPT)

MICHIGAN ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

MICHIGAN ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

CONSTRUCTION LIEN ACT

MICHIGAN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT


Regulatory and Statutory Requirements

LICENSING PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Application
  • Renewal
  • Display
  • Suspensions and Revocations
  • Company License

REGULATIONS GOVERNING CONDUCT AND PENALTIES

  • Place of Business
  • Advertising, Sales Agreements
  • Financial Statements

COMPAINTS

INVESTIGATIONS

HEARINGS

INDEPENDENT ARBITRATION

PERMITTING AND INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS

CIVIL RIGHTS

  • Elliott-Larson Civil Rights Act

FAIR HOUSING AND AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

  • Michigan Barrier Free Design
  • Sales
  • Office Facility
  • Hiring
  • Employee Practices

EPA REGULATIONS FOR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

  • Asbestos
  • Lead
  • Radon

SALESPERSONS

TYPES OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

  • Proprietorships
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships

ESTIMATING

  • Estimating Pertaining to Residential Building

CONTRACTS

  • Requirements
  • Definition
  • Types
  • Terminology
  • Binding
  • Addenda
  • Change Orders
  • Warranties
  • Financing Requirements
  • Breach

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

  • Quality Assurance
  • Materials/Logistics
  • Cost Management
  • Subcontractors
  • Inspections
  • Scheduling
  • Draws and Progress Payments
  • Retainage
  • Customer Service

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

  • Payroll
  • Tax Obligations (Federal, State, Unemployment)
  • Costs and Expenses
  • Sales and Accounts Receivable
  • Cash Flow
  • Balance Sheets
  • Income Statements
  • Ratios

INSURANCE, BONDS AND LIENS

  • Insurance
    • Liability
    • Workers’ Compensation
    • Vehicle
    • Property
    • Property Damage
    • Title
    • Employee (social security, unemployment, disability, benefits)
    • Business
    • Accident
  • Builders’ Risk
  • Bonds
  • Liens Placement (Construction Lien Act)

PERSONNEL

  • Employee Safety and Administration (recordkeeping, MIOSHA, penalties)
  • Federal and State Labor Laws
  • Employee Benefits (retirement, health, vacation)

Business Math


MI Trades Exam Prep Course

Syllabus

This course will prepare students for the Practice/Trades portion of the exam and is based on the reference materials and industry standards outlined in the PSI Candidate Bulletin. Be sure to review the Bulletin; it provides important information about the test.

When studying for the exam, we recommend you reference the materials outlined by PSI as well as reviewing the Overview of Building Trades portion of the 60-Hour Pre-Licensure Course.


Site Engineering

SURVEYING

  • Reference points
  • Monuments
  • Flood Plains
  • Wetlands
  • Benchmarks

SEPTIC REQUIREMENTS

WELL REQUIREMENTS

PLOT PLAN

  • Building lines
  • Setbacks
  • Easements
  • Restrictions
  • Utilities

ELEVATIONS

  • Transit level
  • Topographical

SURVEY PLANS AND SYMBOLS

Plans, Specifications and Estimating

GREEN BUILDING MATERIALS AND METHODS

  • Resource Conservation
  • Construction Techniques
  • Design
  • Advanced Framing
  • Insulated Headers
  • Raised Heel Trusses
  • Double  2 x 4 Walls
  • Frost Protected Shallow Foundations
  • Air Sealing
  • Building Wraps
  • Airtight Drywall
  • SIPs and ICFs

COSTS AND LABOR ESTIMATING

  • Material
  • Quantity Take-Off
  • Conceptual Estimates
  • Square Foot
  • Lump Sum or Fixed Price
  • Unit Price
  • Job Cost Recording
    • Equipment
    • Depreciation
    • Documentation Procedures
    • Permits and inspections

PLAN READING

  • Types of plans (floor, framing, truss, foundation)
  • Symbols and legends
  • Scales and dimensions
  • Views, sections and details
  • Schedules

Excavation/Sitework

DEMOLITION

  • Protection procedures
  • Equipment
  • Trenching methods and techniques

SOIL

  • Testing
  • Types
  • Compaction
  • Erosion
  • Sedimentation control

MISS DIG

GRADING

  • Backfill
  • Dewatering

Footings and Foundations

INSTALLATION

  • Site Requirements
  • Materials
  • Moisture barriers
  • Damp proofing

CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

FOOTINGS

  • Types
  • Dimensions

FOUNDATION WALLS

  • Concrete
  • Wood

ANCHORING

Concrete

PORTLAND CEMENT

  • Aggregates, Admixtures, Accelerators
  • Slump
  • Compressive Strength
  • Prepare to pour

FLATWORK

  • Driveways
  • Sidewalks
  • Floors

FORMWORK

  • Foundation Walls
  • Finishing
  • Forms
  • Joints
  • Quality
  • Reinforcement
  • Problems

Carpentry

BRACING AND BRIDGING

TABLES

SOLE, TOP PLATE, RIM JOISTS

NOTCHING AND BORING

FLOOR FRAMING

  • Joists
  • Trusses

WALL FRAMING

  • Exterior
  • Load bearing
  • Partitions

ROOF FRAMING

  • Rafters
  • Decking
  • Valleys, crickets, saddles

OPENINGS

  • Vents, windows, doors, attic access

STAIRS

  • Landings
  • Rise and run
  • Width
  • Clearances

DECKS

  • Fasteners
  • Height
  • Rails
  • Materials

FINISH CARPENTRY

  • Flooring
  • Cabinetry
  • Trim/molding

MI BARRIER FREE DESIGN

Masonry

MORTAR AND GROUT

  • Types
  • Placement
  • Joints

BRICK

  • Walls
  • Veneer
  • Types
  • Fireplace

STONE

  • Manufactured
  • Natural

CONCRETE BLOCK

DETAILS

  • Sills and lintels
  • Piers and pilasters
  • Patterns
  • Arches

REINFORCEMENT

FLASHING

FIREPLACE AND CHIMNEY CONSTRUCTION

Roofing

COVERING MATERIALS

  • Asphalt shingles
  • Wood shingles and shakes
  • Metal
  • Tile
  • Bitumens

VALLEYS

  • Flashing

VENTILATION

REROOFING

  • Code requirements

Insulation

TYPES

  • Blanket, batt, blown-in, sprayed-on, foil faced
  • Sound

Ventilation

ATTIC

FOUNDATION

BATHROOM

Windows, Doors and Skylights

BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENTS

  • Energy code

SAFETY GLAZING

  • Code requirements

EGRESS/ESCAPE

  • Dimensions
  • Code

INSTALLATION

WATER INTRUSION

  • Flashing
  • Caulking

DOORS

  • Interior and exterior

SKYLIGHTS

Siding Installation

ELEMENTS

TYPES

Interior and Exterior Finishes

METHODS AND MATERIALS

  • Application methods
  • Drywall
  • Painting
  • Tile

Specialties

POOL SYSTEMS AND BARRIERS

  • Requirements

SMOKE/CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

Safety and Employee Protection

PERSONNEL TRAINING

JOBSITE SAFETY

  • Materials
  • Hoists
  • Hazardous materials
  • Waste disposal
  • Excavation
  • Ladders and scaffolds
  • Fall protection
  • Barricades and signs
  • Tools

CONSTRUCTION MATH VIDEO TUTORIAL


Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Course Description

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.

 


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm 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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