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How Much Work Can You Do Without A Contractor License In Florida?

Wondering if you need to become a licensed contractor in Florida? Perhaps you’ve found a steady income doing odd jobs and the occasional repair. Certainly, there is always a demand for handyman work in any state and Florida is no exception. If you want to find work for yourself as a contractor, you will need a business license in the Sunshine State. Additionally, you will need to understand what Florida defines as “handyman” work and what would require a contractor license. Like many states, Florida has a limit on what services you can provide as a handyman before you would be required to get a contractor license.
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How to Get A Food Handler’s License In Texas

Foodborne illnesses affect 1 in 6 people, according to estimates from the CDC and roughly 3,000 of these cases are fatal. Even with milder incidents, restaurants can lose a lot of money when employees mishandle food. Thus, restaurants encourage proper education of food handling for both the physical protection of patrons and financial well-being of the restaurant itself.
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Everything You Need To Know About Texas Plumbing License

Getting your plumbers license in Texas involves multiple steps, but can be a financially rewarding process. Additionally, becoming a plumber is a great career choice with many rewarding benefits for those that choose this profession. Water damage can happen in any home or business, and when it does, everyone wants it fixed. Yet, only those who become licensed plumbers can guarantee to fix it correctly. Most importantly, with this level of licensure and skill comes job security, no matter what’s going on with the economy.
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What Are The Differences In A, B, and C Contractor Licenses in Virginia?

There are a lot of opportunities within the state of Virginia for those who want a career as a contractor. The state requires a license for any work exceeding $1,000, though the type of license may vary. According to the Virginia Board For Contractors, contractor licenses consist of two parts. First, the class of license which determines if any restrictions are placed on the contracts/projects performed. The second part is the classification or specialty that determines the type of work the licensed contractor may perform. Once you determine the license class you need, you will determine your specialty.
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Typical Requirements To Become An Electrician

Thinking about becoming a licensed electrician? It’s a great career choice today as the demand for electricians is climbing. It’s also a unique career path where much of the training can be obtained while working and receiving a pay-check. Even people who work in manufacturing or skilled trades can benefit from a baseline knowledge of electricity, which can be done with our Basic Electricity course.
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How To Prepare For A Continuing Education Exam

There’s a multitude of reasons why you might not immediately think of “fun” and “continuing education” in the same sentence. Perhaps it’s been awhile since you’ve been in a school and the general thought of learning isn’t appealing. Perhaps it is the thought of the time and effort required to absorb new credentials. Or perhaps it is just general anxiety about test taking. Regardless of what the reason is, with proper preparation continuing education can be both easy and enjoyable.

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Why You Need Professional Continuing Education

Professional development is an incredibly important aspect of maintaining a career. First and foremost, continuing education is often a required part of maintaining professional licensure in many fields. Whether you want to operate a forklift or practice cosmetology, you’ll begin with training and (usually) an exam to receive your initial license. However, professional continuing education credits are needed to keep that license over time. In the past, getting these CE credits meant taking time off work to attend conferences or lectures. Thankfully, many continuing education prep, training and courses are available online today. This makes it easy to fit in your education when it’s most convenient for you.
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How to Get a Food Handler License Online

According to US statistics, one in six Americans is affected by foodborne illnesses annually and about 3,000 of those cases are fatal. These incidents can also cost a restaurant a lot of money (from thousands to millions), according to this recent report. Thus, proper food handling education is important both for our physical well being and a restaurant’s financial health.
Foodborne illness typically happens when people consume either contaminated or mishandled products. Even minor mishandling, such as germs from employees, can cause foodborne outbreaks.
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