Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Opportunity Knocks: Louisiana Residential Contractors Seminar Opens Registration for 2024 Session

by BIZ Magazine

BATON ROUGE, La. — Aspiring construction professionals in Louisiana have the chance to enhance their skills and expand their business opportunities with the registration opening for the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute’s (LCAI) Residential Contractors Seminar. The 10-week course, a cornerstone of Louisiana’s acclaimed training institute for construction professionals, promises to deliver essential technical knowledge vital for success in the residential construction industry.

Scheduled to run from June 3 to August 7, the course will be conducted online via Zoom, offering flexibility for participants. Sessions will be held twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 6 to 8 p.m. Interested individuals can secure their spot by registering before the May 31 deadline, with a registration fee of $350 covering the course and materials. To enroll, applicants can visit the LCAI Residential Contractors program page on OpportunityLouisiana.com and click the “Apply Now” button.

Karen Zito, President, and CEO of the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge, voiced strong support for the LCAI Residential Contractors course, highlighting its significance in nurturing small and emerging construction businesses. Zito emphasized the course’s broad benefits for professionals active or interested in the residential construction sector, underscoring its role in enhancing business operations and project management skills. The online format ensures accessibility and convenience for participants, making it an attractive opportunity for industry players.

Tailored for small and emerging construction businesses, the Residential Contractors Seminar will cover a range of crucial topics, including print reading, building calculations, site work, foundations, wood frame construction, finishes, and safety codes, among others. With over 1,600 graduates since its inception in 2016, the LCAI seminars, conducted by Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, have responded effectively to the needs of Louisiana’s growing construction industry.

Looking ahead, the LCAI plans to offer additional contractor accreditation courses, including the Business and Law Seminar scheduled from October 7 to November 13, catering to diverse needs within the construction sector.

For further details about the program, individuals can reach out to Camille Campbell at 225.342.5534 or [email protected]. For assistance with registration, Tina Clement can be contacted at 985-448-5910 or [email protected].

The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute, a collaborative effort between Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors, stands committed to empowering small and emerging construction businesses with comprehensive training in both commercial and residential construction domains. To learn more about LCAI programs, visit their website.

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) spearheads efforts to fortify the state’s business landscape and foster economic vitality. With a track record of attracting significant capital investment and generating job opportunities, LED continues to champion economic growth and prosperity for Louisiana. Explore the avenues for economic advancement and job creation at OpportunityLouisiana.com.

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