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+ Live Seminars
When will live seminars begin?
2024 Live Seminars will begin in February, please view the schedule on our Live Seminars page
Do you meet all the CILB requirements to renew my contractors license?
Yes, Florida Contractor Course A & B satisfies all 14 required hours for the Construction Industry Licensing Board. THESE 14 HOURS DO NOT INCLUDE THE NEW 1 HOUR POOL AND SPA ELECTRICAL C.E. REQUIREMENT BEGINNING WITH 2020 RENEWAL
I am an electrical contractor - can I take your course?
Yes, you can take Florida Contractor Course A which is approved by the ECLB and receive 1 hour of CE Credit in Advanced Module, BSP, WPS, and W/C. Please be advised that the Laws & Rules CE hour along with any Technical hours you need to satisfy your Electrical Contractors License Renewal are not covered in the Live Seminar, but can be completed on our website/online courses. Please view the online courses page for these hours or contact Kelly at 941-924-5825.
Will I get credit towards my Home Inspectors license?
The Home Inspectors Board will apply 7 General C.E. hours towards your Home Inspector license by taking both Florida Contractor Course A and Florida Contractor Course B Live Seminars for your Construction License.
How many Florida Board of Professional Engineers pdh credits can I receive?
By taking either Florida Contractor Course A or B you will receive 4 pdh hours for Areas of Practice
Do you report to the State that we have completed our CE hours?
You will receive a certificate of completion after class and we take care of reporting your completed CE hours electronically to the State within a week of the class
What are the classroom times?
The All in One Day (14 hr) Seminar begins at 7:00 am and ends at 7:30 pm. You get 4 mini breaks throughout the day. Bring your own lunch.
The 2 Day Seminars begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m., both days. You get one morning break and an hour for lunch from Noon to 1:00 pm., both days.
Do you have any other instructors other than Carmen?
What is your cancellation/refund policy for Live Seminars?
You may cancel your live seminar registration and receive a full refund up to 1 week prior to your scheduled class date. All cancellations must be submitted in writing and emailed to email@example.com There are NO refunds for cancellations within the week of the seminar. You will receive a credit to reschedule for a future seminar class date (based on availability) or you may request to be transferred to our online continuing education courses.
What is your rescheduling policy for Live Seminars?
We will reschedule your live seminar 1 time as a courtesy at no additional charge. Any further rescheduling of your seminar is subject to availability, and will incur a $25 rescheduling fee. All requests for rescheduling must be submitted in writing and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
What happens if I miss my Live Seminar class?
You can email our office email@example.com and request to be rescheduled into another live seminar class (subject to availability) or to be transferred to our online continuing education courses. There are NO refunds for missed seminar classes.
+ Online Courses
If I log off while I am taking an online course will the computer remember where I left off?
Yes, you can log off once you complete a section and hit finished - all of your progress will be saved
Can I check my online class progress?
Yes, On your Student Menu it shows each class you are in and what your status is.
What makes your online courses so different from all the other schools?
Our presentation.of the material. Carmen has voiced over the Construction courses in the most interesting way possible. Every course is sprinkled with the appropriate amount of humor and wit.
How do you make your online courses move along and not boring?
We have broken up each course into timed sections, mostly around 10 minutes long (with the exception of some Electrical Technical courses) so you're not looking at the same screen too long. All Construction online courses contain audio and text!
Do I have to listen to the audio on the online school?
No, you can turn your computer's volume off. Our courses have full text if you prefer to read.
How do I register for Online Classes?
Click Online Classes at the top of the Home page or the computer laptop icon in the center, this will bring you to the One Step Button for you to enroll in the CILB approved 14 hours of Continuing Education. You will then need to complete and save the New Student Sign Up form before proceeding to the checkout for payment of your online classes.
I am already an existing user how do I access my information and purchase Online Classes?
Click on the Login at the top right hand corner of the Home Page and enter your existing user name and password, then sign-in.
When and How can I start taking my Online Classes?
Once you have completed the payment process/checkout and have confirmed your order you will be asked if you would like to enter the classes at this time. If you prefer to take them later, simply Logout and when you are ready to start taking them, click on the Login button at the top of the Home Page, enter your user name and password, sign in and your classes will be in your student menu. Simply scroll down that page until you see Active Online Web Classes and below that are the courses you purchased and need to complete. Click on the words Enter Class that appears to the left above each course to begin taking them.
I am taking 14 hours but I only see 13 courses that I purchased?
The 13 courses total the 14 hour C.E. requirement. 12 of the courses are 1 CE credit hour and the Workers Compensation B is a 2 hour CE credit course.
Can I listen and read the courses at the same time?
Yes, our Online Classes are audio instructed by Carmen Ciricillo and you are able to read the course content material as you listen to him instruct.
Do I have to be online for the entire 14 hours?
No you do not. These courses contain timed sections. If you choose to complete only 1 or 2 sections at a time within a course and need to logoff, you can do so and it will pick up in the next section where you left off. Please remember, DO NOT logoff in the middle of a timed section, wait for the timer to expire before you logoff or proceed to the next section.
How long do I have to complete the Online Classes?
These courses once purchased must be completed within the same 2 year renewal cycle that you are currently in. They can be completed at your own pace, any time of the day/week, as long as you finish them prior to the renewal expiration of your Contractors License every 2 years.
How do I know if I completed a course(s)?
A course status bar appears above each course when you login to your profile, this will show how many sections you have completed in each course you are taking. After the final section is completed within a course you will be asked to verify that you completed the course. It will then Finish the course and you can return to Student Menu and/or print your certificate
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
You are able to print certificates for each course that you complete. When you login to your student profile all courses that have been completed will show at the bottom of the Student Menu page with the date of the completion and the option to Print Certificate. They will remain in your Student Menu for any future use.
Do I need to send in my certificates to the State?
No the state does not require you to send in your certificates of completion unless you are re-activating an inactive license. These certificates are for your own records and will remain in your student menu on our website.
Who takes care of reporting the CE hours to the DBPR?
We take care of reporting your Completed CE hours to the DBPR electronically. Your hours get reported on a daily basis as you complete the courses. The DBPR takes between 24-48 hours to upload the completions on their website. You are responsible for renewing your license with the State www.myfloridalicense.com prior to your renewal expiration date.
Where can I verify that my C.E. hours have been posted to the DBPR website?
The DBPR website to view your continuing education requirements and completions is www.myfloridalicense.com
Who can I contact for any further questions or technical problems?