Residential Builder License Exam Prep Course and Book Package | Mississippi

$1,010.00

Value $1097

This package contains:

  • Mississippi Business & Law Management Exam Prep
  • Mississippi Residential Builder Exam Prep
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 1926)  OSHA Safety Standards
  • Carpentry and Building Construction 2016 Edition
  • IRC 2012
  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Mississippi, 4th Edition
  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
  • The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition 2005
  • Roofing Construction and Estimating
  • Modern Masonry, 8th Edition 2015
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011 Edition
  • Mississippi Rules and Regulations Residential (printed PDF)
    • and pre-printed tabs for books
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Description

Package Contents:

  • Mississippi Business & Law Management Exam Prep
  • Mississippi Residential Builder Exam Prep
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 1926)  OSHA Safety Standards
  • Carpentry and Building Construction 2016 Edition
  • IRC 2012
  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Mississippi, 4th Edition
  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
  • The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition 2005
  • Roofing Construction and Estimating
  • Modern Masonry, 8th Edition 2015
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011 Edition
  • Mississippi Rules and Regulations Residential (printed PDF)
    • and pre-printed tabs for books

MISSISSIPPI LAW
AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT


COURSE SYLLABUS

As a new business owner, it is critical that you know the basics of running a company. From forming a business entity, hiring employees, managing the job, understanding basic accounting, and knowing your state’s licensing laws, this course will prepare you for the Business and Law portion of the exam. It is based on the relevant chapters found in the Mississippi NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, 4th Edition.


Licensing Law

Residential Licensing Law

Licensing Requirements
Licensing Application and Examination
Offenses and Penalties
Application for License
Complaint and Hearing Procedures
Administrative Penalties

Commercial Licensing Law

Board Composition
Board Powers and Responsibilities
Application for Certificate of Responsibility
Complaints
Procedure
Miscellaneous

Bidding and Estimating

Bid Documents
Estimate Planning
Determining Costs
Common Sources of Error
Submitting the Bid
Job Cost Recording
Estimating Software
Making a Profit

Lien Law

Filing a Claim of Lien
Interim Waiver and Release Upon Payment
Waiver and Release Upon Final Payment
Affidavit of Nonpayment 

Payment Bond

Financial Management

Accounting Cycle
Financial Ratios and Trend Analysis
Methods of Accounting
Contract Accounting
Cash Management
Equipment Records
Accounting for Materials
Payroll Accounting

Tax Law

Federal Taxes
Mississippi State Taxes

Employee Management

Hiring Employees
Hiring Minors for Construction 

Employee Documentation 
Federal Acts
Other Labor Laws 
Workers and Unemployment Compensation 

Project Management

Project Schedule
Scheduling
Cash Flow
Project Management
Project Life Cycle
Daily Reports
Budget and Cost Controls
Tracking the Budget
Quality Control
Value Engineering

Contract Management

Basic Contract Elements
Contract Provisions
Breach of Contract
Limiting Risk
Types of Contracts
Methods of Contracting
Change Orders
Dispute Resolution
Substitutions
Contract Documents and Project Manual
Oral vs. Written Contracts
Subcontracting

Business Organization

New Business Start-up
Establishing a Business Entity
Naming your Business

Risk Management

Insurance
Employment Insurance
Contract Surety Bonds
Federal Construction Projects
Mississippi Public Construction Projects

Jobsite Safety and Environmental Factors 

Safety and Health Programs
Recordkeeping

Penalties  
Environmental Laws
Asbestos
Hazardous and Non-hazardous Waste
Lead Based Paint 

What to do next?


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective January 25, 2013, all residential builders and remodelers will be required to provide a certificate of insurance evidencing current coverage of general liability insurance.

EXAM CONTENT

Questions are taken at random from a pool of over 1,000 questions.


MISSISSIPPI RESIDENTIAL BUILDER EXAM PREP


 

Residential License Exam Content –  There are 80 questions on the exam and you are allowed 3 hours.  You must get at least 56 correct.

  • Site work, Footings and Foundations (11 questions)
  • Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement (8 questions)
  • Masonry (8 questions)
  • Carpentry (13 questions)
  • Associated Trades and Drywall (6 questions)
  • Roofing (7 questions)
  • Estimating, Plan Reading and General Code Requirements (18 questions)
  • OSHA Safety (5 questions)
  • Licensing (4 questions)

 

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.


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