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Contact Information:
Joyce K. Taylor
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4245
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 250

Kelly H. Kaiser
Phone: (540) 674-3600 Ext. 4301
Fax: (540) 674-3663
Edwards Hall 252
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For Immediate Release

Building Contractor Licensing Course to be held October 12 at NRCC


A course for those interested in entering the contracting field will be offered on Saturday, October 12, at New River Community College in Dublin. This eight-hour Building Contractorís Licensing course is recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulationís Board for Contractors.

Topics of instruction include laws relating to the Board of Contractors, state building codes and underground utilities, types of licenses, qualifications for contractors, standards of practice, ways to avoid regulations violations, employment law, workerís compensation, taxes and business structures.

Dr. Dan Trent, a licensed Class A building contractor in Virginia, will conduct the course. He has over 20 years of diverse teaching experience in public schools, at the community college level, and in university settings.

The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NRCC in Dublin. The cost is $198, which includes a textbook. Information on how to register is available by visiting or by calling 674-3600, ext. 4483.

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