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Wisconsin Complete 12 Hour Package #2

This 12 hour package fulfills all state Continuing Education requirements for Dwelling Contractor Qualifier 2 year renewal cycle

  • 4 Hour Contracts, Liabilities & Risk Management
  • 3 Hour Key Construction Math Concepts
  • 3 Hour Business Responsibilities
  • 2 Hour Solar Energy Use
  • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors
Add To Cart $110.00


Contracts, Liabilities & Risk Management

Instructor:  Pete Costanza

This course explains the principles of contract law and the important elements of a home building and remodeling contract and the difference between various contracts used in the residential construction industry. 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
  • Contract Laws, statutes of limitations, Truth in Lending 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

Key Construction Math Concepts

Instructor:  Rodger Peck

This three hour online video course is a review of the key concepts of construction math that every builder should understand. Basic math formulas and conversions are introduced, followed by a fully narrated, interactive video tutorial of 40 common construction problems.

This course is available online in MP3 format. Students log in, follow along with the instructor, then take a short quiz at the end of the lesson.

Business Responsibilities

Instructor:  J. MacDowell

All contractors, whether sole proprietors, in a partnership, or incorporated, must be aware of the business related requirements of their profession. This especially includes tax laws, insurance responsibilities, and labor regulations. This three hour online course focuses on the specific laws contractors in Wisconsin need to know in order to perform the job according to the rules and regulations of both federal and state requirements.

This course is available online in full HD-video and printable format. Students log in, watch each video, then take a short quiz at the end of each lesson. Students must get a passing score of at least 70% in order to move from lesson to lesson and to receive credit for the course. If you don’t get a passing score on the quiz, you are allowed to review the course materials and take the quiz again. 

Solar Energy Use

Instructor:  J. MacDowell

Renewable energy is contributing more and more to the world’s ever-rising energy demands. Solar energy generation systems are about to reach a level of affordability that will allow them to be considered equal to conventional power generation systems like fossil fuel plants and hydro-electric dams.  Contractors should know what products are on the market, and what rebates and incentives are available for their customers who want to take advantage of energy efficient resources and components.

After taking this two hour course, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate between passive and active solar generation.
  • Describe the design and development of solar energy, and how it compares to more conventional systems.
  • Identify and describe the benefits that small business and home owners can realize.

This Course Covers:

  • Solar Photo Voltaic
  • Industry Acronyms and Terms
  • Residential and Small Business Solar Use
  • Rebates and Incentives
  • Small Business Systems
  • Residential Use
  • Solar Pros and Cons
  • Structural Considerations
  • Installation and Mounting Considerations
  • Solar Harvesting
  • Solar Power Plants
  • Industry Acronyms and Terms

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.