Contractor’s License Renewal CEU Requirement Seminars

CEU Requirement Seminars

May 10 and 11, 2018
8:00am – 4:30pm (May 10)
8:00am – 1:45pm (May 11)
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ABC Institute Training Center
3720 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, FL 33066
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ABC Member – $99.95,
Non-Member – $124.95
(includes lunch for both days)

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Construction Defects: In this segment the instructor will discuss the requirements of Chapter 558, Florida Statute – Notice to Cure and the recent amendments to the statute. This segment will also focus on what comprises a construction defect claim.

Indemnity Provisions: This segment focuses on various contractual indemnity provisions in form contracts. The instructor will discuss Florida Statute 725.06. The subject covers how indemnification shifts risk and how insurance works with indemnification.

Construction Liens: This course covers all the practical aspects regarding Florida’s mechanic lien statute. Issues discussed will include, preliminary notices, recording the lien, perfecting the lien, lien defenses and lien releases.

Delay Damages: This subject focuses on the legal aspects of scheduling and project delays. The subject will focus on project scheduling, notice of delays, time extensions and the difference between compensable and non-compensable delays.

Issues in Public Procurement: This course will cover current issues with competitive bidding and bid protests. The instructor will discuss small business issues, local hiring requirements and implementation of dispute review boards.

Florida Rules and Regulations that Affect Your Bottom Line: This section deals with licensing requirements under Fla. Stat. 489. The instructor will discuss the authority of the CLIB, the duties and responsibilities of a license contractor, the duties and benefits of a Financially Responsible Officer and how contractors can violate their responsibilities under the licensing statute.

Worker’s Compensation: This segment covers the responsibilities of all construction companies working on a project to provide worker’s compensation insurance for all personnel on site, unless the contractor is exempted. The session will cover the Florida Worker’s Compensation Statute. The segment will cover the contractor’s EMR and changes to the methodologies for computing the EMR. The session will discuss ways and ideas to assist contractors to make sure that all workers on a project have the required coverage.

Bond Claims Deconstructed: This session will discuss bond claims under Florida Statute 713, 255 and 371 and Miller Act claims. The instructor will discuss preliminary notice and how to perfect a bond claim. The session will also discuss the surety defenses to a bond claim. The session will also discuss subcontractor default insurance as an alternative to subcontractor bonding.

Workplace Safety: This segment covers practical issues involving safety on the construction site. This topic will cover OSHA requirements, statistics relating to lost time injuries and how to promote safety-oriented mentality within the construction workforce and recent developments in safety equipment and enforcement.

Detangling Insurance: This segment covers current issues in construction defect insurance. The instructor will discuss what is a covered claim. Attendees will learn about how to detangle policy language as in who is an insured? What is an occurrence? And what is not covered by a standard commercial general liability policy and what to do to ensure you are covered. The segment will also cover different type of insurance products currently utilized on large construction projects.

Construction Contracts: Top 5 Sticking Points. This course will cover 5 of the top problematic contract clauses for contractors. The instructor will discuss the importance of understanding how these clauses shift risk between the owner, design professional, contractor and subcontractor.

Wind Mitigation Methodologies: This course discusses the wind mitigation methodologies found in F.S. 553.844. It covers the prescriptive methods in the Florida Building Code to mitigate property damage to single family residential properties constructed before the implementation of the Florida Building Code.

Florida Building Code: This course is an overview of the recent changes to the Florida Building Code.

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For more information contact Ruth Tirado at or call 954-580-2950.

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