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280 Question Initial Dwelling Contractor Certification | Wisconsin

12 Hour Text Course | Approval #9087
This 280-question course guides you through the Uniform Dwelling Codes and how to use them including three brief chapters on Lead Paint Safety, Right to Cure Laws and Asbestos Abatement.


Instructor:  J. MacDowell

Course is comprised of four chapters:

Uniform Dwelling Codes

This course consists of three sections, each guiding you through and teaching you to become familiar with a different portion of the Uniform Building Codes. Each question directs you to a specific code number (For example, “The answer to question 1 can be found in Comm 20.01, Purpose”). The objective of this course is to teach you to use the codes as if they are tool from your toolbox, making sure you are familiar with all parts so it will be easy to look up a code on the jobsite.

Lead Paint Safety

This course walks you through the Lead Paint Safety Guide as one part of HUD’s comprehensive approach to lead safety in the home. If you perform routine maintenance on homes or apartments built before 1978, this guide will help you plan and carry out your work safely. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations explain and show what you need to do to protect yourself and your clients if you are working in older housing that could contain lead paint. This Field Guide is a valuable tool that thousands of workers and contractors across the country are using as part of a national effort to eliminate childhood lead poisoning.

Right To Cure Law

The “Right to Cure Law” provides the steps and timetables to be followed in resolving any claims of dwelling construction defects by consumers against contractors or suppliers. Claims must be pursued through the “Right to Cure Law” process before arbitration or before legal action

Asbestos Abatement

This course walks student through the general requirements for inspection and handling of asbestos during the demolition and renovation of buildings in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin DNR is delegated authority to enforce the asbestos National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), which has been in place since 1973, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.