Jul 02 2013
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A course for those interested in entering the contracting field will be offered on Saturday, August 3, at New River Community College in Dublin. This eight-hour Building Contractor's Licensing course is recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation's 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, worker's 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 www.nr.edu/workforce or by calling 674-3613.