Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Minnesota Contractor Education

Minnesota Contractor School

Whether you need to get your contractor’s license, become EPA lead-safe certified, or complete your required CE, we have the training you need!

Contractor Pre-Licensing Exam Prep

Do you need to pass the Minnesota Residential Contractor Exam? Kaplan Real Estate Education has the exam prep course you need to pass the contractor exam the first time. Our exam prep course, How to Pass the Minnesota Contractor Exam, is your key to success on exam day! We give you the choice between our engaging live classroom course or the convenient home-study option. Our live classroom exam prep courses are taught by experienced instructors who can provide you with real-world examples. Choose our home-study option if you would like an exam prep course that works with your schedule, giving you the convenience to study when and where you want. 

Contractor Continuing Education

During each 2-year licensing period, residential contractor and remodeler licensees in Minnesota must complete 14 hours of required continuing education. As part of this 14-hour CE requirement, each student must complete one hour of CE related to energy codes or energy conservation measures applicable to residential buildings adn 1 hour of business mangement. Our contractor school offers you a complete library of the continuing education that has been approved by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. These classes are developed and presented by experts in the industry and come in a wide range of topics, giving you the option to choose what interests you most.

Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (RRP)

Are you compliant with the EPA 2008 lead rule? Because this rule became fully active in 2010, the EPA has the ability to fine up to $37,500 per offense, per day. The RRP program is a federal regulatory program affecting contractors, property managers, and others who disturb lead-based paint. Our Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program course fulfills the 8-hour EPA requirement for a lead-safe certification class and has also been approved for contractor CE in Minnesota.