Building Construction Manager

Prepare to take the SC Residential Contractor Exam. In this training program, learn the basics of reading construction plans, with primary emphasis on architectural and structural plans. Learn symbols, terminology and abbreviations associated with reading construction plans. Learn about construction of floors, walls, ceilings, and roof framing, stairs, roof coverings, windows, doors, wall coverings, cabinets and trim, documentation, permits, licenses, footings, foundations, slabs. Concrete and masonry are covered through multimedia classroom presentations. Learn the current state adopted "International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings", business management, licensing laws, contracts, insurance, bonding, safety laws, labor laws, tax laws, and management issues involved in construction.

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Take all of the following:

Residential Building, Site Preparation and Foundations

ID: CECLR-531

Learn to lay out and prepare a building site, pour footings and slabs, and build concrete and masonry foundations using multimedia classroom presentations and field demonstrations. Emphasis is on construction industry approved building methods and estimating procedures. Helps prepare students for the SC Home Builders Exam.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Residential Building Framing and Finishing

ID: CECLR-532

Learn to frame floors, walls, ceilings and roofs; build stairs; and install roof coverings, siding, windows and doors, interior wall coverings, cabinets, and trim. Emphasis is placed on construction-industry approved building methods and estimating procedures. Training prepares students for the SC Home Builders Exam.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Residential Building Codes

ID: CECLR-506

This class explains the SC Residential Codes Manual focusing on areas that building contractors need to know to pass the State Exam. The course will explain relevant portions of the code that residential contractors, home inspectors, or homeowners need to understand to be sure work is performed according to code.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Residential Contractor Business and Law

ID: CECLR-508

This course helps prepare you for the Business and Law portion of the SC Home Builders Exam. This class will also help individuals who plan to build their own home, as well as currently licensed contractors and home inspectors to understand legal and management issues involved in construction.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
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Health, Safety and Nutrition

ID: CEABC-500

Study health,safety and nutrition issues by creating a safe and healthy environment for children. Learn the proper procedures to prevent illness and accidents or providing healthy nutrition in the classroom. See the Materials List on the website for topic and course number.

  • Total Hours: 5.00
  • CEUs: 0.50
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Print Reading for Construction

ID: CECLR-515

Learn the basics of reading construction blueprints. Primary emphasis is on architectural and structural plans. Learn symbols, terminology, and abbreviations associated with reading construction plans.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Residential Builder Exam Prep

ID: CECLR-523

Prepares experienced residential trades people to pass the SC Home Builders Exam. Emphasis is on study methods, test taking procedures, and highlighting the reference materials recommended by the examiners. State exam references are surveyed and recommendations made concerning study, tabbing, and highlighting key information.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
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General Construction Safety

ID: CESAF-695

Learn safety and health principles to help you meet OSHA requirements. Upon completion of the General Construction Safety course you will be able to identify OSHA regulatory requirements for construction sites and work knowledgeably within OSHA's construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on areas in construction that most commonly result in worker injury or property damage. Students will receive a 10-hour OSHA Construction completion card.

  • Total Hours: 15.00
  • CEUs: 1.50
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