General Contractors Seminar

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)