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  • Audio + Text
  • Meets Florida's 14 hours CILB CE Requirement
  • Educational and Fun Class Format
  • Enjoy Carmen's Velvety Voice

 

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Audio + Text: Our online courses offer short, easy-to-read and listen to sections. You can start and stop at your own pace!  You can print your certificate of completion once you're done!

Educational & Fun: Carmen makes it fun with humorous audio while educating you with the required coursework.        

                                               A Sample of Carmen's Velvety Voice

 

                                                           Description of Online Courses

1.  Advanced FBC - The Florida Building Commission

     The Advanced FBC discusses the Florida statutes with respect to the duties and responsibilities that are given to the Florida Building Commission.  Among them are maintaining the Florida Building Code, interpretations, technical studies, declaratory statements, nonbinding interpretations and the prototype building program.  Satisfies Advanced Building Code requirement for CILB Contractors/ECLB Electrical Contractors and one hour of general for Home Inspectors.

2.  Construction Economics 

      This course addresses important construction economic issues to the contractor. The changing costs of doing business, various cycles and trends and their effects on the Florida contractor will be examined.  Satisfies Business Practice requirement for CILB Contractors.

3.  Construction Laws I

     This course addresses the importance of Chapter 489 to the contractor.  The purpose of Chapter 489 as well as exemptions to the law will be discussed.  Differences between certified and registered contractors and current significant statutory requirements will also be examined. Satisfies Laws and Rules requirement for CILB Contractors 

4.  Construction Safety (A)

     This course addresses construction safety issues important to the contractor.  Goals of safety training will be identified and explained.  Employee protection and achieving OSHA compliance will be covered.  Also how to reduce costs to contractors by adhering to safety standards will be taught. Satisfies Workplace Safety requirement for CILB Contractors/ECLB Electrical Contractors.

5.  Construction Safety (B)

     This course addresses construction safety issues important to the contractor. Pursuing an injury free workplace and the challenges of sites and workers will be discussed.  Maximizing worker involvement in personal safety and how to establish employee centered safety practices will be examined.  Creating and maintaining positive employee safety habits will also be taught. Satisfies Workplace Safety requirement for CILB Contractors/ECLB Electrical Contractors. 

6.  Florida Lien Law - Chapter 713 

     This course addresses the importance of Chapter 713 to the contractor.  The purpose of Chapter 713 as well as a review of the law will be discussed.  Highlights of the law will be examined and the definition of key terms will be explained.  Satisfies the Business Practice requirement for CILB Contractors. 

7.  Ethics for Construction (A)

     This course addresses important ethical issues to the contractor.  The value of strong business ethics will be examined.  Understanding basic business ethics will be taught as well as creating standards for doing business.  Includes the Business Practice Requirement for CILB Contractors/ECLB Electrical Contractors.

8.  Electrical/Alarm Laws & Rules Chapter 489 Part II

     This course addresses the importance of Chapter 489 Part II to the Electrical and Alarm System Contractor. The purpose of Chapter 489 Part II as well as exemptions to the law will be discussed. Current significant statutory requirements will also be examined. Satisfies Laws and Rules Requirement for ECLB/Electrical Contractors.

9.  Wind Mitigation Protecting Openings

      This course addresses wind mitigation methodologies, specifically adding and or strengthening opening protections.  This section will discuss protecting openings with approved systems and how to find approved systems using the Miami-Dade Building Code Compliance Office.  Types of opening protection systems, the advantages and disadvantages of each, as well as wind pressure and impact resistant ratings for these systems will be discussed.  Guidelines for retrofitting will also be examined. Satisfies the 1 hour C.E. requirement Wind Mitigation for Construction Licenses and 1 hour of general for Home Inspectors

10.  Workers Compensation (A)

     This course addresses important workers compensations issues to the contractor.  The purpose of Florida’s workers’ compensation system and the critical role it plays to the employer and employee will be examined.  The course will cover what type of rating system Florida uses for worker’s compensation and how we compare to other states.  Satisfies the Workers Compensation requirement for CILB Contractors/ECLB Electrical Contractors.

 

11.  Workers Compensation (B) 

     This course addresses important workers compensation issues to the contractor. The course covers how rates are determined, the role of the National Council on Compensation Insurance and how premiums can be reduced.  Additionally, the role of the Division of Worker’s Compensation will be explained and specific attention paid to F.S. Chapter 440.  Satisfies Workers Compensation requirement for CILB Contractors.

 

 

 

 
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