Contractor CE Info
Electrical Courses
Plumbing Courses
Roofing Courses
HVAC Courses
Structures Courses
Contractor License CE Requirements
Online Course System Requirements
Become a Home Inspector
About Kaplan

Structures Courses - Contractor CE

We offer 5 Structures courses varying from 4 to 8 hours of CE credit. Online and book based home study options are available to accommodate your schedule and learning style. Online students will receive their login information by email within 1-2 business days after registration.

Click on a course title below to register online:

        Principles To Support a Solid Foundation – 4 hours
This 4-hour online study course discusses the principles of load paths, foundations, foundation types and common failures. Crack identification and possible causes are also discussed, as well as beams, columns and drainage.
        They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To – 4 hours
This 4-hour online study course discusses old-home characteristics along with the failures and construction methods used in older homes. Masonry, CMU, wood frame wall and attic framing techniques and defect recognition is discussed. Also covered are fireplaces, firestopping and chimney construction.
        Complete Contractor CE Structures Course – 8 hours
This comprehensive 8-hour online study course covers topics in both Principles To Support Solid Foundation and They Donít Make íEm Like They Used To. Historic and modern home construction techniques, solid fuel appliances and defect recognition are discussed using scores of illustrations and real-world photographs.
        When is a crack just a crack? The Ins & Outs of Structures, Interiors, and Roofing – 8 hours
Specific to residential dwellings, this popular 8-hour home study course covers all aspects of interior inspections with an emphasis on proper installation of systems and components!
        Building Codes Relevant to Contractors – 8 hours
This 8-hour home study course discusses common codes important to residential contractors.

Click on a course title above to register online.


"You folks are #1 bar none. I have never been more impressed with an organization such as yours. Totally professional. Outstanding teachers..."

Steve Dukette

Put hundreds of code facts at your fingertips with Code Check:

Code Check Complete
A Kaplan Professional Company.   © 2004, DF Institute, Inc. All rights reserved. Call Toll-Free: 1-866-602-7522