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Minnesota Contactor License Renewal Requirements

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Residential building contractor and residential remodeler licenses are issued for a two-year term that always ends March 31st. Contractors are required to complete 14 hours of state approved continued education, including 1-hour of Energy Code every 2 years. Continuing Education courses may not be completed on the same date, nor can they be duplicates from the previous license cycle. (Builders License Training Institute offers multiple approved course packages).

How do I renew my Minnesota Contractors License?

  • Take 14-hours of approved continued education
  • Fill out the renewal form found here
  • Submit renewal form to the state along with license fee

Builders License Training Institute offers many 7-hour continued education courses that give contractors a variety of topics to choose from. The following are just a few of the 7-hour courses that contractors can use to create a 14-hour package for their continuing education. Listed below are 3 of our most popular courses:

Estimating and Bidding for Success 7-hour Fully Narrated course

This course is an introduction to the construction estimating process. The course will explain the methods of construction delivery, different types of estimates, and the tools needed by the estimator to tender a bid.

Minnesota Construction Safety 7-hour Fully Narrated course

This course is a review of the safety codes required for residential construction. Students will be able to understand and describe the basic components of a construction safety program. They will recognize the hazards inherent at a construction jobsite, and describe ways to prevent those hazards.

Weatherization and Renewable Energy 7-hour Online HD Video

This course will show contractors the energy efficient products are available on the market for their clients in Renewable Energy. In Weatherization contractors will learn how moisture enters into the internal structural areas of a home and which procedures to use in the many tasks involved to head off these problems.