BATON ROUGE, La. — Registration is now open for the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute’s Residential Contractors seminar. The 10-week course is a key component of Louisiana’s nationally recognized training institute for construction professionals, providing foundational technical knowledge essential to maximize business opportunities in the residential sector.
The virtual course will take place via Zoom June 13 through Aug. 17, consisting of two-hour sessions twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration deadline is June 1. A $350 fee covers the cost of the course and materials. To register, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/LCAI-RC and click the “Apply Now” button.
The Residential Contractors seminar is one of three LCAI programs and is designed for small and emerging construction businesses. Topics to be covered include:
● Print reading
● Building calculations
● Site work, demolition and construction
● Foundations, formwork and retaining walls
● Roof structures
● Structural loads
● Wood framing construction
● Related trades
● Special construction and equipment
● Safety codes
Since 2016, more than 1,300 participants have graduated from LCAI seminars, which are offered by Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System to meet the needs of the state’s growing construction industry. The next contractor accreditation course, focusing on business and law, is scheduled Oct. 3 through Nov. 9.
For more information, contact Camille Campbell at 225.342.5534 or [email protected].
The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute is a partnership between Louisiana Economic Development, Louisiana Community & Technical College System and the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. LCAI seminars and courses assist small and emerging construction businesses in building a solid foundation of knowledge in the commercial and residential construction industries. Learn more about LCAI programs here.