Michigan 60 hour Contractor's Prelicensure Course

Taking 60 hours of approved Prelicensure Education courses will assist the applicant in being eligible for a Michigan Individual Residential Builder or Maintenance and Alteration Contractor license before taking the exam or submitting a license application to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).

Prelicensure Education course subjects

  • At least 6 hours in each subject must be included within the 60 hours of approved pre-license courses:
    • Business Management, Estimating, and Job Costing (6 hrs)
    • Marketing and Sales (6 hrs)
    • Design and Building Science (6 hrs)
    • The Michigan Residential Code (6 hrs)
    • Project Management and Scheduling (6 hrs)
    • Contracts, Liability, and Risk Management (6 hrs)
    • MIOSHA Construction Safety Standards (6 hrs)
    • The rest of the subjects can come from other topics on the approved course list (18 hrs)

Approved Prelicensure Courses for the state of Michigan

Newaygo County RESA
Address: 4645 West Career Pathway, Fremont, MI 49412
Phone Number: 231-924-0380

Northwestern Michigan College
Address: 2525 Aero Park Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686
Phone Number: 231-995-2777

Ogemaw Heights High School
Address: 960 S. M-33, West Branch, MI 48661
Phone Number: 989-343-2020

Petoskey Public Schools
Address: 1130 Howard Street, Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone Number: 231-348-2161

Real Estate Training for U
Address: 1486 Washtenaw Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone Number: 877-755-2121

Residential Builders Proprietary School, LLC
Address: 269 Harris Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone Number: 734-487-8770
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Train 2 Build
Address: 959 Carver Road, Climax, MI 49034
Phone Number: 517-719-1690

Washtenaw Community College
Address: 4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Phone Number: 734-973-3622

West Shore Educational Service District
Address: 2130 West US-10, Ludington, MI 49431
Phone Number: 231-843-5935

Westwood Heights Schools
Address: 3400 N. Jennings Rd., Flint, MI 48504
Phone Number: 810-591-4321

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