College of Knowledge Minnesota Credit Course

Below is the 2018/2019 College of Knowledge Continuing Education Course schedule. The course outline is also listed below. This course has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for 7.2 hours (includes 1 hour of energy) of residential contractory continuing education credits. The cost of this course is $50.00. (lunch is provided)

Registration is only accepted online, please click here to register.

Space is limited to 60 people per location. Please register early as there will NOT be a wait list available. Please select the date and location that will work for you as there are no refunds, credits or transferring to another location or date.

If you have any questions, please contact Barb Olson at barb.olson@bpi.build or 605-336-3460

Training Events

Nov 27 Alexandria, MN Holiday Inn 5637 Hwy. 29 South
Nov 29 Willmar, MN Willmar Conference Center 240 23rd St. SE
Dec 4 Walker, MN Northern Lights 6800 Frontage Rd.
Dec 5 Walker, MN Northern Lights 6800 Frontage Rd.
Dec 6 Ottertail, MN Thumper Pond 300 Thumper Lodge Rd.
Dec 7 Ottertail, MN Thumper Pond 300 Thumper Lodge Rd.
Dec 11 Minneapolis, MN Radisson Hotel / Roseville 2540 N Cleveland Ave.
Dec 12 Hutchinson, MN Hutchinson Event Center 1005 MN - 15
Dec 13 Redwood Falls, MN Jackpot Junction 39375 County Rd 24
Dec 14 Redwood Falls, MN Jackpot Junction 39375 County Rd 24
Dec 17 Redwood Falls, MN Jackpot Junction 39375 County Rd 24
Dec 18 Worthington, MN Worthington Event Center 1447 Praire Dr.
Dec 19 Sioux Falls, SD Ramkota 3200 W Maple
Jan 3 Blue Earth, MN Hamilton Hall 209 S Main St.
Feb 6 Redwood Falls, MN Jackpot Junction 39375 County Rd 24
Feb 7 Worthington, MN Hickory Lodge 2015 Humiston Ave.

Schedule

7:00-8:00 a.m. Check in / coffee & rolls
8:00-9:15 a.m. Exterior Siding
9:15-10:30 a.m. Exterior Trims
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-12:00 p.m. Wall Science (conserving energy)
12:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
12:30-1:45 p.m. Engineered Wood Products
1:45-2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 –3:15 p.m. Aluminum Railing Systems
3:15 p.m. Adjourn
 

2018 – 2019 Building Products Inc. College of Knowledge Course Outline

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Check in/coffee and rolls
Class starts at 8:00 a.m.

(check in is anytime between 7:00 a.m. - 7:55 a.m.)

8:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Exterior Siding

A. Types of siding
B. Storage
C. Tools
D. Framing
E. Penetrations
F. Siding general requirements
G. Fastening
H. Finishing
I. Installation tips
J. Key rules
K. Board & Batten / Shake install

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Exterior Trims

A. Trim types
B. General Information
C. Sizes
D. Fastening
E. Rules for trimming
F. Fasteners to use
G. Flashing and gaps
H. Glazing
I. Painting and cleaning
J. Bending

Break 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

10:45 – 12:00 p.m.
Wall Science (conserving energy)
A. House wrap
B. Exterior insulation
C. Thermal bridging
D. Structural insulation sheathing
E. Sill sealers
F. Flashing
G. Air sealing the wall cavity
H. Interior insulation
I. Vapor barrier / vapor retarder

Lunch 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
Engineered Wood Products

A. Wood I-Joists features
B. Open Web Joists features
C. Douglas Fir Glulam beams
D. LVL insulated headers

Break 1:45 – 2:00 p.m.

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Aluminum Railing Systems

A. Rail styles
B. Sizes
C. Prep to install
D. Horizontal and vertical cable
E. Square balusters
F. Features
G. Stair application
H. Load bearing post wrap

3:15 Adjourn