Home Improvement Contractors must have practical work experience in the construction trades such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. They also must know and understand the Maryland Home Improvement Law and the Door-to-Door Sales Act. As small businesspersons, they are responsible for business planning, start-up and operating practices, sales and estimating. Contractors must obtain a Home Improvement License to practice in Maryland.
View the Non-Credit Course Schedule for current course offerings. Not all courses are offered in every schedule.
Upon successful completion of this training, you will be prepared to sit for the written exam for a MHIC License through the Department of labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR).
Income is generated from self-owned business
*Unless noted, the cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are estimates only and are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which also provides more occupational information.