Building Construction Manager

In about a year you’ll know everything you need to take the South Carolina Residential Contractor Exam. Join the crew of a large homebuilding company earning between $20 - $40 per hour depending on position and experience, or go into business for yourself as a residential contractor.  At the conclusion of this program, you’ll have earned your Ten-Hour OSHA General Construction credential, and be qualified, depending on experience, for work as a site foreman or construction superintendent with homebuilding companies across the region.

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Take all of the following:

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 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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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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