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Continuing Education: Legal Updates

October 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Continuing Education for General Contractors classes to be held virtually via Zoom. You can register for full day (8 hours) as well as morning and/or afternoon session (4 hours).

MORNING SESSION:  8:00 am – 12:15 pm

2020 NCLBGC Mandatory CE Course  ( 2 hr )  

The NC Licensing Board for General Contractor’s 2020 mandatory course explains the statutes and regulations in which qualifiers and licensees must comply. Students will review current law, regulations, rules and statutory terminology used by the NCLBGC. Students will also participate in a practical exercise in the application of knowledge they learned and understood during the class. This course satisfies the two-hour mandatory course requirement for 2020.

Licensure, Administrative Law and Risk Management   ( 2 hr )               

This course covers the NC General Statutes and/or federal laws and regulations, and case law regarding the following topics: (1) licensure for general contractors; (2) employee eligibility requirements; (3) safety and OSHA; and (4) understanding CGL and builders-risk insurance policies. Students will become familiar with legal topics relevant to operating a contracting business in North Carolina. Students will be given statutory/regulatory information, as well as case law details, regarding each of the topics. After the class, students should understand the requirements of licensure, of obtaining and maintaining an eligible workforce, of maintaining a compliant safety program (including interaction with OSHA agencies), and the provisions and claims procedures for common construction insurance programs.

AFTERNOON SESSION:  1:30 – 5:30 pm 

Latest Updates in Lien Law Changes & Residential Litigation  ( 4 hr )         

Learn about North Carolina’s lien laws, updates on residential construction litigation and labor and employment law developments. This course will address all current laws relating to the filing and perfecting of mechanic’s liens for construction debts in North Carolina. In addition, the course will provide attendees with updates regarding residential construction litigation- such as cases affecting statutes of limitation and repose, contract clauses, and insurance and defect cases- and the most recent changes to the laws and regulations governing labor, employment, and safety for your workers.

Instructor:  Brian Schoolman

REGISTER by October 26.

Additional information, including registration form and computer requirements for the virtual class, can be found on our Continuing Education page.

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


Effective this year, NC general contractors are required to complete 8 hours of continuing education to renew their license in 2021. There is a 2-hour mandatory course along with 6 hours of electives required. We are offering a variety of topics for the elective courses, all of which will be NC Builder Institute (NCBI) courses.


October 29, 2020
8:00 am - 5:30 pm