Students working in construction trades classroom

Builders' Prelicensure Course

Event Information

Dates/Days:
February 6 through March 8, 2017
Monday, Wednesday and Friday Evenings

Location: Southwestern Michigan College
Jan & A.C. Kairis Building, Room 523
58900 Cherry Grove Road
Dowagiac, MI 49047

Registration Fee: $549

Deadline to Register:
January 23, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Seating is limited.

Required Textbooks

The cost of the textbooks listed below is included in the registration fee for this course.

Construction Business Management: What Every Construction Contractor, Builder, and Subcontractor Needs to Know
By: Nick Ganaway. Publisher: Wiley. ISBN: 978-0-87629-825- 1

Carpentry and Building Construction
By: Fierer, Hutchings, and Fierer. Publisher: cGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0- 02838-699- 7

Michigan Residential Building Code – 2015 Edition.
By: International Code Council. Pblisher: ICC. ISBN: 978-1- 58001-991- 0

Contact Information

Jennifer Page
Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1495
Email: ceu@swmich.edu

The first step in getting your Michigan Builders License is completing a State-Approved 60-Hour Prelicense Course. Let us help you every step of the way. This 60-Hour Michigan Builders Prelicense course walks you through all aspects of the building industry, all while preparing you to pass both parts of the State exam.

Our instructor

Larry Wilson is Southwestern Michigan College's Advanced Technology Chairman as well as the Construction Trades/Green Technology lead instructor.

 

Course Schedule

 

Day Date Time Hours Description
Monday 02/06/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Business Management, Estimating, & Job Costing
Wednesday 02/08/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Business Management, Estimating, & Job Costing
Friday 02/10/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Design & Building Science
Monday 02/13/2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 1.5 Design & Building Science
Monday 02/13/2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 3.0 Contracts, Liabilities, & Risk Management
Wednesday 02/15/2017 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 3.0 Contracts, Liabilities, & Risk Management
Wednesday 02/15/2017 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 1.0 Asbestos
Friday 02/17/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Project Management & Scheduling
Monday 02/20/2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 1.5 Project Management & Scheduling
Monday 02/20/2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 3.0 Michigan Residential Building Code
Wednesday 02/22/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Michigan Residential Building Code
Friday 02/24/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Michigan Residential Building Code
Monday 02/27/17 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Marketing & Sales
Wednesday 03/01/2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 1.5 Marketing & Sales
Wednesday 03/01/2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 3.0 Construction Safety Standards (MIOSHA)
Friday 03/03/2017 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 3.0 Construction Safety Standards (MIOSHA)
Friday 03/03/2017 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 1.5 Building Trades & Blue Prints
Monday 03/06/2017 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 4.5 Building Trades & Blue Prints
Wednesday 03/08/2017 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 2.0 Building Trades & Blue Prints