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Residential Contracting Seminar Available at SOWELA


Professional Development for Small and Emerging Construction Businesses

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA – February 6, 2020

SOWELA’s Office of Workforce Solutions is offering a new 10-week course for residential contractors though the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute (LCAI). Class starts on Monday, February 17, and features sessions twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 – 8 p.m. The seminar will be offered in interactive, distance-learning sessions broadcast live to the SOWELA Regional Training Center, 3749 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles, LA 70616.

Residential topics covered include wood framing construction; site work, demolition, and construction; foundations, formwork and retaining walls; interior and exterior finishes; roofs and roof structures; concrete and masonry; print reading; types of construction and special construction; special equipment; safety codes.

Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. A $350 fee covers the cost of the course and materials. To register for the seminar or to learn more, visit www.sowela.edu/residential or call the Office of Workforce Solutions at (337) 421-6560.

About SOWELA Technical Community College
SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for 80 years and has locations in Jennings, Lake Charles, and Oakdale, LA.