Michigan Builders License Education


As the leading LARA approved Residential Builder online training provider, we are experienced in helping students successfuly complete the education requirements to begin a new trade as a Residential Builder or Maintenance & Alteration Contractor.

Our staff of expert instructors, course specialists, and student advocates work to help you navigate the requirements -- from the pre-license training through the application and PSI testing.

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What are the steps to getting a Residential Builder or Maintenance & Alteration Contractor license?


  1. Complete our 60 hour course at your own pace, on your own schedule.
  2. Apply for licensure with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs by submitting a license application and the application fee
  3. Receive an 'authorization to test' letter from the state
  4. Contact PSI Services LLC to register for the exam
  5. Take and pass both portions of the PSI exam

As a LARA approved pre-license education provider, our 60 hour pre-license course will prepare you for the PSI exam. Add the class to your cart below.

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Residential Builder Pre-License Training (60 Clock Hours)

60 Hour Course $ 349.00

This 60 hour online pre-license course prepares you for the Michigan Residential Builder PSI exam! Topics covered include construction laws, business practices, and building codes.This course ends with a final exam that will prepare you for the state exam.

The first step in becoming a licensed Residential Builder or Maintenance & Alteration Contractor in Michigan is to complete a 60 hour pre-licensure course through an approved provider.

When you enroll in this course, you will receive:

  • 60 hours of LARA approved online instruction, including videos, animated slides, and interactive quizzes
  • Instant online classroom access
  • The ability to complete the course at your pace and around your schedule
  • Excellent technical and instructor support

Need a payment plan? We offer an installment agreement with 4 easy payments; no credit check required!

Add the class to your cart to begin the enrollment process.

The Glencoe Carpentry and Construction textbook is highly recommended, but not required. Add it to your cart during registration if you do not already have a copy.

Course ID: 490-DP401
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Deluxe Residential Builder Pre-license Training (60 Clock Hours)

60 Hour Course $ 379.00

This 60 hour online pre-license course prepares you for the Michigan Residential Builder PSI exam and includes a downloadable PDF so that you can take the material with you! Topics covered include construction laws, business practices and building codes. Finally, it includes a final exam you need to prepare you for the state exam.

The first step to become a licensed Residential Builder or Maintenance & Alteration Contractor in Michigan is to complete a 60 hour pre-licensure course through an approved provider.

When you enroll in this course, you will receive:

  • 60 hours of LARA approved online instruction, including videos, animated slides and interactive quizzes
  • Instant online classroom access
  • The ability to complete the course at your pace and around your schedule
  • Downloadable PDFs for the entire course
  • Excellent technical and instructor support

Need a payment plan? We offer an installment agreement with 4 easy payments, no credit check required!

Add the class to your cart to begin the enrollment process.

The Glencoe Carpentry and Construction textbook is highly recommended, but not required. Add it to your cart during registration if you do not already have a copy.

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Pre-License State Approval Letters

GRETCHEN WHITMER
GOVERNOR

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS 
LANSING

ORLENE HAWKS
DIRECTOR

August 16, 2019

 

1 Attempt (At Your Pace Online, LLC)
Mike Melvin 
531 NE F Street
Grants Pass. OR 97526                                                                                      RE: Sponsor # 490

Dear Mr. Melvin:

The Administrative Services Division, Testing, Education & Program services, is sending this approval of your application as a sponsor to offer Prelicensure Residential Builder and Residential Maintenance & Alteration Contractor courses.

The following course has been Approved:

Course Name: Michigan Residential Builder Pre-License Training

Course Number: 490-DP401                           

Approval #19001

Areas of Competency: Prelicensure

This approval begins on August 16, 2019 and expires on May 31, 2020 as long as your Propietary School License remains active. Remember if you purchase your courses you need to make sure that you update the courses with the material that is sent to you from the author. Your 2019-2020 approval includes the following instructors:

Mike Melvin

Thank you for your interest in providing pre-licensure education in Michigan. You can contact me at (517) 241-9295 or e-mail bcseducation@michigan.gov if you need further assistance. The sponsor approval number above is important and must be referenced in ALL correspondence with the Department.

Sincerely,

State of Michigan/Bureau of Construction Codes