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  • Residential Building Contractors

    Building Officials

    Plumbers

    NEW NAME. NEW LOOK. SAME GREAT EDUCATION.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION & LICENSE EXAM PREP

    MINNESOTAContractor

    Offered by Brightwood Career Institute, Harrisburg

    20172018

    ATTENTION

    Building Officials and Plumbers:

    New courses approved for

    your CE requirements!

    See page 4.

    is NOW Brightwood Real Estate Education

  • 2 Enroll Today @ www.KapRE.com/Contractors

    CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES & SCHEDULE

    4 NEW! Minnesota Residential Contractor/Remodeler Update: Competitive AdvantageKnowledge is Power

    5 NEW! Tour d Real Estate: What Homeowners Want

    5 The Weird, Wild, and Wonderful World of Real Estate

    6 The Tiny House: Is it a Phase or Craze?

    6 Mold and Radon: Cause & Effect

    6 Unsellable to Sold: Can Every House be a Dream Home?

    6 Good, Better, Best: When Quality, Price, and Value All Matter

    7 The Twenty Most Cost-Effective Home Improvements

    7 Residential Contractor/Remodeler Update: New Applications for Time-Tested Products (First offered 2017, back by popular demand)

    8-11 Continuing Education Schedule

    EPA LEAD-SAFE CERTIFICATION & SCHEDULES12-13 Lead-Based Paint, Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program & Schedule

    14 Mandatory EPA Certified Renovator Refresher Course Upgrade Package

    14 Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course

    14 Accessibility, Certifications, and Energy Improvements

    15 Certified Renovator Refresher Training Course & Accessibility, Certifications, and Energy Improvements Schedule

    LICENSE EXAM PREPARATION & SCHEDULE16 Licensing Exam Preparation

    17 How to Pass the Minnesota Contractor Licensing Exam Course Schedule

    ADDITIONAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES19 Appraisal

    19 EcoTech TrainingSolar Energy

    19 Home Inspection

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Metro LocationsBloomingtonBLN Office Park 2051 Killebrew Drive Suite 110 Bloomington, MN

    Maple Grove Community Center 12951 Weaver Lake Road Maple Grove, MN

    St. PaulBandana Square, Atrium Office Building 1295 Bandana Boulevard N (East Entrance) Suite 245 St. Paul, MN

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    About Our Residential Contractor and Remodeler Continuing Education Program We have a wide range of approved classes to meet your continuing education requirements so you can renew your contractor license. All of our Minnesota Contractor CE courses are approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for residential contractor and residential remodeler continuing education.

    Our classes are available at more than 20 locations throughout Minnesota, making it easy and convenient to keep your license up-to-date. Each of our live CE courses is developed and presented by experts in the industry. This means each student can expect an engaging classroom environment with dynamic discussions and real-world examples.

    CE RequirementsEach qualifying person (QP) of a licensed residential building contractor, residential remodeler, and residential roofer must complete 14 hours of continuing education per two-year licensure period. Each licensees QP must, during each reporting period, complete and report one hour of continuing education relating to energy codes or energy conservation measures applicable to residential buildings.

    Brightwood provides one hour of energy efficiency in most of its Residential Building Contractor, and Remodeler continuing education courses.

    MN AccreditationEach course in this catalog has been submitted to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for contractor/remodeler continuing education.

    WI AccreditationOur Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program has been approved by the Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services for Dwelling Contractor Qualifier continuing education. See page 12 for course information.

    YOUR 2018 CONTINUING EDUCATION & RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

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    Continuing Education Courses

    METRO 12/11 Monday Bloomington12/20 Wednesday St. Paul

    1/4 Thursday St. Paul1/8 Monday St. Paul1/12 Friday Bloomington1/17 Wednesday St. Paul1/20 Saturday St. Paul1/24 Wednesday St. Paul1/29 Monday Bloomington2/1 Thursday Maple Grove2/6 Tuesday St. Paul2/9 Friday St. Paul2/12 Monday Bloomington2/15 Thursday St. Paul2/17 Saturday Bloomington2/20 Tuesday St. Paul2/23 Friday St. Paul2/26 Monday Bloomington3/3 Saturday St. Paul3/5 Monday Maple Grove3/12 Monday Bloomington3/23 Friday St. Paul3/28 Wednesday St. Paul

    OUTSTATE1/8 Monday Rochester1/10 Wednesday Fergus Falls1/11 Thursday Alexandria1/17 Wednesday Owatonna1/19 Friday Duluth1/23 Tuesday Detroit Lakes1/24 Wednesday Thief River Falls1/26 Friday St. Cloud1/29 Monday Worthington1/30 Tuesday Mankato2/5 Monday Baxter2/6 Tuesday Bemidji2/8 Thursday Winona2/12 Monday Duluth2/13 Tuesday Hinckley2/19 Monday Rochester2/21 Wednesday Walker2/22 Thursday Grand Rapids2/27 Tuesday St. Cloud

    NEW! Minnesota Residential Contractor/Remodeler Update: Competitive AdvantageKnowledge is Power7 Credit Hours | $98 | 8:00 am4:00 pm Current, relevant industry topics and data that will help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of the construction industry are the focus of this course. Youll learn how competitive advantage is gained through successful use and application of knowledgethe knowledge that is the power behind your successful contracting business.

    Topics include: Energy: solar water heaters, small wind turbines Insulated concrete forms Wetland and waterfront building Protect your business Building code exceptions Project break-down: one chunk at a time Upgrading homes to sell or rent In the news

    Join us for this thought-provoking learning experience. Its not a lectureits a discussion about important topics that impact your business and clients.Approved for Building Officials, Residential Contractors, and Plumbers.

    This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7 hours for contractor continuing education.

    DATES AND LOCATIONS

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    Continuing Education Courses

    NEW! Tour d Real Estate: What Homeowners Want7.5 Credit Hours | $98 Congratulations! We have survived the recent economic crisis and many indicators show that the housing market has rebounded and continues to grow. So what has changed in the last ten years in terms of the house and its components? What are homeowners expecting when building or remodeling a property?

    This class will help both real estate agents and contractors achieve business success by understanding how the physical house has changed and what their clients are looking for when making housing decisions.

    Topics include: How has new construction changed? How has the remodeling industry changed? What are other living styles that people are

    embracing? What housing components are considered old

    and what are considered new? What are the latest technical offerings in housing? How are occupant health and well-being being

    addressed? What are other considerations and how can we

    avoid obstacles?

    This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.5 hours for contractor continuing education.

    This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

    This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of appraisal continuing education.

    The Weird, Wild, and Wonderful World of Real Estate7.5 Credit Hours | $98 Cater your services to the needs of todays buyers.

    Join us for a journey through some of the weird, wild, and wonderful trends in the industry today. Well examine emerging trends in design and product selection. You will see some non-traditional shelters and learn about a variety of the unusual products being used in building, including recycled and reused products, and the hazards associated with them.

    Next, you will take a walk on the wild side, exploring some wild living arrangements; and learn how mother nature can play a large role in affecting real estate. You will understand the signs to watch out for and what to do if a property sustained damage from forces such as wind, water, or pests.

    You will leave this class with an understanding of how weird and wild industry trends affect the real estate market. Finally, youll see some wonderful new alternatives that will help you work with todays clients like never before.

    Topics Include: Weird shelter options in the market today Unusual building products and potential hazards How weird shelters and building products affect

    the real estate transaction How wild weather and animals can damage

    structures Energy efficiency advancements Alternative energy sources Air and water quality to improve occupants health How real estate professionals can help clients with

    special considerationsThis course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.5 hours for contractor continuing education.

    This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of real estate continuing education.

    This course has been approved by the Minnesota Commissioner of Commerce for 7.5 hours of appraisal continuing education.

    VISIT OUR WEBSITEFOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE

    COURSE OFFERINGS & SCHEDULESwww.KapRE.com/Contractors

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    Continuing Education Courses

    The Tiny House: Is it a Phase or Craze?3.75 Credit Hours | $49 Whats all the hype about? Witn