Continuing Education

North Carolina General Contractors are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education annually for license renewal. There is a 2-hour mandatory course along with 6 hours of electives required each year.

As an approved NC Licensing Board for General Contractors (NCLBGC) education provider, the Greensboro Builders Association will continue to offer CE courses during the year with discounted pricing for GBA members.

You have the option to register for a full day (8 hours) or select different dates for morning and/or afternoon sessions. We will be offering a variety of topics for the electives, including NC Builder Institute (NCBI) courses. All courses will be offered virtually via Zoom. We are looking into providing a few in-person classes based on interest. 2023 Classes are currently being scheduled with one upcoming course confirmed for February.

  • Friday, February 17, 2023

See below for course descriptions and additional information

2022 Mandatory Course

Do you need to complete the Board’s 2022 Mandatory Course to renew a license(s) for 2023? Beginning January 1, 2023, you may enroll for the eLearning version of the 2022 Mandatory Course at This site is the only place the 2022 Mandatory Course will be offered.

Course Descriptions

Mandatory Courses

2023 NCLBGC Mandatory CE Course (2 hours) (M2023)

The NC Licensing Board for General Contractors (NCLBGC) requires a mandatory 2 hour class to be taken. Our instructors will teach the mandatory course, along with the 6 hours of electives that are required for license renewal.

The required two hour mandatory course explains the statutes and regulations for which qualifiers and licensees must comply. Students will review current law, regulations, rules and statutory terminology used by the NCLBGC. Students will participate in a practical exercise in the application of knowledge they learned and understood during the class. This course satisfies the two-hour NCLBGC mandatory course requirement for 2023.

Available Dates:
  • February 17 8:00 – 10:00 am

Please review above tab with Virtual Class Requirements.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Common Contracting Mistakes Caused by Poor Communication   (2 hours) (CS103)  

This course will help students to better understand the need to, and how to, communicate with trade partners, suppliers and the client. There will be applied learning in “mirroring” listening techniques to help the student learn how to communicate clearly with another party. What is learned will then be applied in case study format.

Instructor: Rusty Kling

  • Friday, February 17, 2023 10:15 am – 12:15 pm (Mandatory course 8-10 am)

Basic Business Planning  (4 hours)  (BM201)

Just as you wouldn’t start driving without directions or a road map to your destination, a business plan is critical to reaching your business goals. Learn how to create a business plan around which you can organize your priorities to ensure that you reach your goals.

Instructor: Rusty Kling

  • Friday, February 17, 2023 1:30 – 5:30 pm

Registration Information:

Note you can sign up for morning (8:00 am – 12:15 pm) and afternoon (1:30 – 5:30 pm) sessions on different dates as well as full day registration.

Information Needed: To complete registration, you will need to list your name and individual qualifier number as it appears on the North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors website –

GBA Members: Make sure under GBA Membership Status to check Member before proceeding to receive discounted member pricing.

NCLBGC Requirements: This class requires an identification check; registrants to present a picture ID (valid state or federal ID preferred) at check-in.  Registrants are required to be present for the entire duration of the course to receive NCLBGC Continuing Education Credit.

Cancellation Policy: If you need to change a course date, you can be reassigned to another date with no penalty. Must submit cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the course for a full refund, minus credit card fee (if applicable).

Questions / Additional Information:
Amy Jones
(336) 855-6255 office (336) 707-0760 (mobile)