Contractor licensing registration due

Published 6:54 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017

Today is the deadline to register for the next session of Basic Contractor Business Licensing at Paul D. Camp Community College.

This session will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 7 and 14 at the college’s Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin.

This is an eight-hour course that provides an overview of the statutes and regulations that govern contractor licensing in Virginia.

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The course, led by Donald Goodwin, city of Franklin director of community development, is approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Board of Contractors.

Successful completion earns a participant 0.8 continuing education units.

Topics will include starting a business in Virginia; laws and regulations; contractor limits and classifications; Virginia statutes relating to contractors; statement of consumer protections; the licensing process; obtaining a contract; customer service and new home warranties; the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code; underground utilities; insurance; Virginia taxes; labor law; erosion and sediment control; Virginia Occupational Safety and Health; and liens.

The cost, which includes the textbook, is $175. For more information, contact the Workforce Development office at 569-6050, or email