Contractor Seminar Registration Underway

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Contractor Seminar Registration Underway

Registration is available until Feb. 25 for construction industry professionals to sign up for the General Contractors Seminar by the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute, offered in interactive, distance-learning sessions broadcast live to Nunez Community College in Chalmette.

The 10-week course will be offered March 11 through May 15 and provides technical knowledge essential for a general contractor working in the construction industry in Louisiana. Sessions will be on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Topics include blueprint reading; building calculations; site work, demolition and construction; foundations, formwork and retaining walls; finishes; roof structures; structural loads; steel construction; related trades; special construction and equipment; and safety codes.

Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors and Louisiana Community and Technical College System developed the institute. Since 2016, 749 participants have graduated from the seminars.

Registration is at Click the “Apply Now” link and choose Nunez Community College. Enrollment is offered online on a first-come, first-served basis. A $350 fee covers the cost of the course and materials.

For more information, call 504-278-6439.