General Contractors Seminar

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General Contractors Seminar of the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute

Louisiana Economic Development has announced the return of the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute’s (LCAI) General Contractors Seminar. This seminar will provide a technical understanding of what is essential for a general contractor in today’s construction industry.

Topics covered include but are not limited to:
  • Print Reading
  • Building Calculations
  • Site Work, Demolition, and Construction
  • Foundations, Formwork, and Retaining Walls
  • Interior Finishes and Exterior Finishes
  • Roofs and Roof Structures
  • Structural Loads
  • Concrete and Masonry
  • Steel Construction
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Related Trades
  • Types of Construction and Special Construction
  • Special Equipment
  • Safety Codes

The 10-week course will be offered March 11 through May 15. It will feature two-hour sessions twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. The course will be offered in interactive, distance-learning sessions broadcast live to the SOWELA Technical Community College, Lake Charles campus. Registration is currently open and will end on February 25, 2019. Seats are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. A $350 fee covers the cost of the course and materials. To learn more about LCAI’s General Contractors Seminar and apply, go to (opens new window).

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March 11, 2019 – May 15, 2019
Mondays and Wednesdays
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
SOWELA Lake Charles Campus
Regional Training Center (RTC)
Open now – Closes February 25, 2019
$350 (covers course and materials)