No formal education is required in Michigan for commercial contracting but a builders license is required to build residential housing. This license will require a general knowledge of house building in all trades required
A professional landscaping contractor does not have any higher education requirements. If a landscaper desires to start their own business, a college education in business might help, but it is not required.
You need to be familiar with building and have a licsence and pass the test
If he can't he shouldn't be a general contractor
In order to become a contractor, education and training are needed. A degree or certification in HVAC is necessary, along with experience in working with these types of units.
The job of a building contractor is to oversee the process of building a home or business. The building contractor will oversee the planning and supervise employees on the job. The contractor is responsible for hiring and the payroll of the employees. They are also in charge of obtaining building materials needed for the project. Necessary permits should also be obtained by the building contractor.
General Contractor Lic.
The General Builder does the work himself. The General Contractor has other people do the work.
You must be licensed as a general contractor, although no formal education is required. Experience is key. Most general contractors have worked in the business for many years, having started at the ground floor and worked through the various areas of the profession. There is a licensing exam that is relevant to experience. Read more: http://www.handyamerican.com/articles.asp?id=161-How-To-Become-A-General-Contractor
A contractor Buys Commercial Liability Insurance in the contractor class, not professional liability insurance. The amount needed is typically determined by the exposures presented or as specified by the employer.
No formal training, although there are some courses you can take. If you are interested in this area I would suggest work with a contractor as an apprentice. In this way you can learn the business and what works and what doesn't.
The qualifications you need to be a building contractor are
So they can work as a general contractor and not have to work for someone else.
An insured contractor is a contractor who carries a Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy.
Are you the contractor, the subcontractor, or the person who hired the contractor in the first place? If you're the person who hired the general contractor, you don't have to do anything - this is between the general contractor and the subcontractor. As long as you pay the contractor the agreed-upon price, you can wash your hands of the matter. If you're the subcontractor, and the general contractor who hired you is not paying what he owes, you can sue him for breach of contract. If you are the general contractor, you better have a really good reason for not paying the subcontractor (the subcontractor materially breached its contract with you, for example).
That means he is an unlicensed general contractor. He has not set up a bond or registered with the state licensing board. Complaints in your state would not be readily available.
a general contractor is who is license with a general building license (b) and is permitted to take jobs in whole a contractor or specialty contractor are the contractor that specialized in one trade only and are permitted to take only special trades on the job for example an electrical contractor can only take electrical job
general contractors differ in that they are familiar with all aspects of the building process, from vacant land all the way through the processes to complete a home, office building and so forth. a contractor will and can be hired BY a general contractor to accomplish a certain aspect of the process of construction. general contractors can roughly be compared to a general practitioner. a contractor, to a doctor who only specializes in one area of practice
all u need is post secondary education
The general contractor is in charge of the project and hires the sub contractor for the various parts of construction. Framer, plumber, electrician, gets the material and sees that the job is completed.
Degree programs in heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) or HVAC installation and repair, home appliance repair or, with more education, HVAC engineering
None. General Contractor implies self employed. A relevant degree would be a bachelors in Construction Management.In most states contractors are licensed by the state government. Each state sets its own requirements. Your best option is to contact the relevant state licensing board in your location and find out what education/training is required.
It is true that when having renovation work done on your property, if the general contractor hires a sub-contractor to perform duties and doesn't pay him...we as homeowners are liable. It was the general contractor who hired the sub-contractor with no involvement from us as the homeowner's.
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Get into an accredited apprentice program that includes OJT, or get a entry-level job with a non-union electrical contractor, and learn from the old pros.
There's no resemblance whatsoever between the general contractor and the Project Manager in job functions.