Ten-week course for aspiring residential contractors accepting applications

Ten-week course for aspiring residential contractors accepting applications
Source: Pablo Buffer

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 10-week accreditation course for aspiring residential constructions is accepting applications for its next session offered from June 24 to Aug. 28.

The program will feature two-hour sessions twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Enrollment is available on a first-come, first-served basis, with a $350 fee.

The program will include seminars on print reading; building calculations; site work, demolition, and construction; foundations, formwork, and retaining walls; finishes; roof structures; structural loads; wood framing construction; related trades; special construction and equipment; and safety codes.

The program will be offered online via interactive distance-learning to multiple locations throughout Louisiana. Registration is available at the following:

  • Bossier Parish Community College, Bossier City campus.
  • River Parishes Community College, Gonzales campus.
  • Delgado Community College, New Orleans City Park campus.
  • Fletcher Technical Community College, Schriever campus.
  • SOWELA Technical Community College, Lake Charles campus.
  • Louisiana State University Eunice, Eunice campus.
  • Central Louisiana Technical Community College, Alexandria campus.
  • Northshore Technical Community College, Lacombe campus.
  • Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge.
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College, Shreveport campus.
  • Nunez Community College, Chalmette.

To participate in the seminar, visit this site and click the “Apply Now” link for registration at multiple LCTCS campus sites. For more information, contact Cory Morgan at 225.342.4317 or cory.morgan3@la.gov; or Marlene Chauvin at 985.448.5915 or marlene.chauvin@fletcher.edu.

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