Registration Now Open for 2024 Louisiana Residential Contractors Seminar

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. The LCAI Residential Contractors Seminar will provide foundational technical knowledge essential for a contractor to maximize business opportunities within the residential construction industry.

The course will take place online via Zoom June 3 through Aug. 7, consisting of two-hour sessions twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. The registration deadline is May 31. A $350 fee covers the cost of the course and materials. To register, visit the LCAI Residential Contractors page and click the “Apply Now” button.

“The Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge strongly supports the LCAI Residential Contractors course which assists small and emerging construction businesses,” Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge president and CEO Karen Zito said. “The course benefits anyone active or interested in the residential construction industry and provides a great learning opportunity to strengthen their business operations and manage projects more effectively and efficiently. The interactive online option makes it advantageous to participate and we are always eager to promote the opportunity to industry.”

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
  • Concrete and masonry
  • Wood frame construction
  • Finishes
  • Roof structures
  • Structural loads
  • Related trades
  • Special construction and equipment
  • Safety codes

Since 2016, more than 1,600 participants have graduated from LCAI seminars 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. Other contractor accreditation courses planned for later this year include Business and Law Seminar held Oct. 7 through Nov. 13.

For more information about the program, contact Camille Campbell at 225.342.5534 or For assistance with registration, contact Tina Clement at 985-448-5910 or .

About LCAI
The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute is a partnership between Louisiana Economic Development, Louisiana Community and 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.

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