Michigan Residential Builder 21 Hour Continuing Education Course (2019 Course)

$160.00

21 Hour Course

Approved By: Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

4.6 75 Reviews

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If you have been licensed less than 6 years you need 3 hours of continuing education every year. You also need another 18 hours in the first 3 years of licensure. This 21 hour course gives you the mandatory continuing education classes you need to renew your license! It includes important changes in Michigan law, significant changes to the Michigan Residential Code and OSHA regulations, Professionalism, Business Management, Liability & Risk Management, Marketing & Sales, Contracts & Liens and Estimating & Job Costing.

  • OSHA Safety Training
    • OSHA Summary [8 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction (Video)
      • 02. OSHA Overview
      • 03. Job-Site Safety
      • 04. Most Common Hazards
      • 05. General Safety Practices
      • 06. Construction-Specific Safety Practices
      • 07. Construction-Specific Safety Practices, Continued
      • 08. Focus Four
  • Michigan Code
    • 2015 Michigan Residential Code [6 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Changes to the 2015 Michigan Residential Code
      • 02. Chapter 1: Scope and Administration
      • 03. Chapter 3: Building Planning
      • 04. Chapters 4, 5, and 6
      • 05. Chapters 8 and 9
      • 06. Conclusion to Changes to the 2015 Michigan Residential Code
  • 2019 Michigan Contractor Law Class
    • 2019 Michigan Contractor Law Class [6 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction
      • 02. Changes to the Michigan Energy Code
      • 03. Changes to Michigan Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave
      • 04. Change Orders and Open Records Rights
      • 05. Case Study
      • 06. Conclusion
  • Electives
    • Professionalism [6 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Professionalism for Contractors and Tradesmen (Video)
      • 02. Professionalism Overview
      • 03. Learning Objectives
      • 04. Professionalism - Part 1
      • 05. Professionalism - Part 2
      • 06. Professionalism - Part 3
    • Marketing and Sales [14 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction to Marketing (Video)
      • 02. Marketing versus Sales
      • 03. Developing & Writing a Marketing Plan
      • 04. Marketing and Sales Review (Video)
      • 05. Developing & Writing a Marketing Plan Part 2
      • 06. Developing and Writing a Marketing Plan Part 3
      • 07. Developing and Writing a Marketing Plan Part 4
      • 08. Marketing Techniques and Tools
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        • 09. Internet Marketing Strategies
        • 10. Sales Introduction (Video)
        • 11. General Sales Concepts
        • 12. Best Practices in Sales
        • 13. Ten Tips for Reaching Your Sales Goals
        • 14. Conclusion (Video)
    • Estimating and Job Costing [10 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction
      • 02. Estimating, Part 1
      • 03. Estimating, Part 2
      • 04. Estimating, Part 3
      • 05. Estimating, Part 4
      • 06. Estimating, Part 5
      • 07. Estimating Conclusion
      • 08. Job Costing Introduction
      • 09. Job Costing
      • 10. Job Costing Conclusion
    • Taxes for Construction Companies [11 Activities]
      • 01. Taxes for Construction Companies
      • 02. Managing the Project
      • 03. Managing Personal Taxes
      • 04. Managing Business Taxes
      • 05. Managing Employees - How Do They Affect Taxes?
      • 06. Managing Deductions and Tax Credits
      • 07. Managing Accounting Concepts & Rules
      • 08. Accounting Methods for Construction Business
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        • 09. Managing Depreciation
        • 10. Managing to Retire
        • 11. Conclusion
    • Bathrooms and Kitchens [14 Activities]
      • 01. 3 Hour Contractor CE Introduction to Kitchens and Baths
      • 02. Why Kitchens and Bathrooms?
      • 03. What To Do
      • 04. Kitchens
      • 05. Kitchen Appliances
      • 06. Lighting
      • 07. Countertops Surfaces
      • 08. Kitchen Flooring
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        • 09. Bathroom Options
        • 10. Components
        • 11. Other Systems to Consider The Water Heater
        • 12. Mold
        • 13. Demolition
        • 14. 3 Hour Contractor CE Conclusionto Kitchens and Baths
    • Cold Climate Construction [13 Activities]
      • 01. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Framing
      • 02. Walls Assembly Types
      • 03. Walls Types
      • 04. Best Practices for Exterior Walls
      • 05. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Framing
      • 06. Thermal and Moisture Protection - Roofing
      • 07. Advanced Cold Climate Home Building - Windows and Doors
      • 08. Framing Fundamentals
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        • 09. Seismic and Wind Loading Fundamentals
        • 10. General Roofing
        • 11. General Roofing - Leaks and Ventilation
        • 12. Thermal and Moisture Protections - Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques
        • 13. Equipment and Tools
  • Course Completion
    • Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion

Instructor Bio


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Mike Melvin, owner of At Your Pace Online, LLC, is the instructor and industry expert for Michigan Contractor Training courses. In addition to his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Ottawa University, Kansas, Mike has owned, operated, and worked for numerous construction companies. Mike's relevant construction experience includes framing, concrete construction, foundations, and roofing. As the current owner and Michigan-approved lead instructor for MIContractortraining.com, he teaches multiple courses pertaining to construction and business. With over fifteen years of experience in the industry, Mike combines his proven understanding of teaching online education with the practical and academic industry knowledge needed by Michigan Contractors, to allow them to complete their courses and get back to the job site.

Course Reviews

May 29th, 2019
i LOVE THE COURSE. EASY TO FOLLOW AND STRAIGHT TO THE POINT.

January 16th, 2019
I liked the course. More videos would be good.

November 10th, 2018
I tried typing in my license number but it is not working. My license number is 2101215298

May 26th, 2018
Enjoyed the course on professionalism because I try and use it everyday

May 21st, 2018
Thank you for offering an easy to use program!

May 13th, 2018
Very informative

April 6th, 2018
Course was easy to follow

March 7th, 2018
Very good information, I will be back for all of my CE courses. Thank you.

June 9th, 2019
Great course, but some of the longer sections could be broken up in small sections.

May 31st, 2019
more diagrams could be used to describe some of the applications listed in window and door flashing and membrane install section...

December 29th, 2018
More about demolishing homes

May 2nd, 2018
Some good info'

May 15th, 2017
This was helpful and informative. I'd recommend it. The format is mostly that of reading a paragraph at a time and then answering questions at the end of each section. There are a few videos, but it's mostly reading. I'll probably use this company again when I need to renew my Builder's License. My only regret is that I couldn't use the offered discounted price because I wanted to start right away. Had I let their salesman call me the next day and talk me into using t

March 28th, 2017
Course was some times glitchy.

June 14th, 2018
I am not a fan of testing individuals review of written or questionnaire it should be a short field test on what they know in the field they work in.

May 1st, 2018
More real world stories and examples would be helpful

May 21st, 2017
Some sections were very repititious.

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