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RC 215 - Residential Construction Pre-license Training

Credits: 4
Instructional Contact Hours: 4

Studies the many facets of the construction industry and prepares and qualifies students for the Michigan Builders License Exam. Explains the rules and regulations critical for success in running a construction business. Introduces working with the Michigan Residential Code and OSHA regulations.

Prerequisite(s): RC 101   or instructor permission
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 15
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Explain the facets of Business Managment
    1. Estimating
    2. Job costing
    3. Project management
    4. Scheduling
  2. Explain building concepts
    1. Project design
    2. Building science
  3. ​​Describe legal concepts of building management
    1. Contracts
    2. Liability
    3. Rick Management
  4. Utilize the Michigan Residential Code book
    1. Locate information
    2. Demonstrate table comprehension
  5. Demonstrate understanding of marketing principles.
    1. Gain knowledge of advertising rules and procedures
    2. Explain the use of social media
  6. Apply MIOSHA Construction Standards
    1. Identify and apply applicable OSHA construction standards
    2. Focus Four
    3. Tool Safety
  7. Explain construction practices
    1. Interior finishes
    2. Exterior finishes
    3. Framing

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