Contractors Continuing Education

As of April 1, 2016, the Contractors Registration and Licensing Board has approved the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® to offer 4 Continuing Education courses for contractor licensing renewal.

For any questions regarding renewing or obtaining a license issued by the Contractors’ Registration and Licensing Board please refer to  or by phone at 401-222-1268.

Real Estate Licensees NOTE: If you hold a real estate license and would to count this CE course for both Real Estate and Contractor renewal you will need 2 separate certificates.   Please register online and when checking in for the class request a Contractors Certificate in addition to your Real Estate CE certificate.

About Our Classes

Cost: $40.00 (Per Class)
Continuing Education Hours: 3 (Per Class)
Location: RI REALTORS® Headquarters – 100 Bignall Street, Warwick, RI
To Register: Licensed contractors who do NOT hold a Real Estate license MUST call 401-785-9898 option 1 during business hours and register with a credit card or visit in person at RI REALTORS® headquarters.

*Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance for a refund by calling RI REALTORS® or emailing *


Classes, Dates & Times

3 – 1 Wetlands & Coastal Real Estate
Learn about regulations regarding the protection of land which is recognized to be wetlands or coastal shores, identification of freshwater and coastal wetlands, DEM’s activities protecting wetlands, disclosure responsibilities of real estate agents, and ISDS regulations.
3 – 2 The Truth About Mold & Risk Management
Explores the impact of mold on the real estate industry.  This course provides you with practical information on remediation, reducing liability, sampling and testing kits, health effects of mold and the differences between mold and other environmental red flags.
3 – 3 Don’t Play With Fire – Understanding the Fire Code
This course is designed to educate the student on the many issues involved in making sure that your client/customer has a potential home that is fire-safe.  The instructor will introduce topics related to:  how to notice issues on fire safety; how to correct an unsafe situation; how to point out to your client/customer the need for fire safety when purchasing or selling a home.
3 – 4 Floods & FEMA: What You Need to Know
This course will explain the most updated information from FEMA concerning the new guidelines on floods and flood impacts. This will help the licensee to assist their customer/client by guiding them through transactions that may be affected by the new regulations.  Things are changing quickly and you need to be on top of this “hot potato” issue!

View upcoming approved CE courses for contractors here:

If you have any questions about these classes or registering please contact the RI REALTORS® Professional Development Center during business hours (Monday – Friday 8:15am – 5:00pm) at 401-785-9898 option 1.