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You Might Wonder if There is a Benefit to take Online Courses at Titan University

Certificate construction courses for government construction projects. Pick your Profession or category and you’ll see all the courses available to you.

The answer is… YES!

  • TITAN not only develops and teaches online Safety, Quality Control, and Environmental Courses. We are on construction sites all across America every day providing Safety, Quality Control and Environmental expertise to some of the biggest names in the Government Construction industry.
  • Official Titan University Certificates can be downloaded immediately after a passing grade of 70% or higher.
  • Short quizzes between sections help you remember important information during the course test
  • Take breaks if you need to, the course and tests will wait for you.
  • Verifiable Certificates for your employer or the Government
  • Interactive Forums mean there are plenty of people to support you. For instance, if you’re on a project and get stuck with something, head over to the forum and get your questions answered.
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  • Get the App! One of the easiest ways to take Titan University’s onsite courses.
  • Take a certificate course in construction management today!

Big Benefit of Working on Government Construction Projects

The Davis-Bacon Act applies to every federal government contract with a contract price of $2,000 or more for the construction, alteration, or repair of public buildings or public works. Many federal laws which empower federal assistance for construction through loans, loan guarantees, grants, and insurance are Davis-Bacon related Acts.

Related Acts include arrangements requiring that Davis-Bacon labor standards apply to most federally assisted construction.

Basic Provisions/Requirements

Contractors and subcontractors must pay laborers and mechanics employed directly upon the site of the work at least the locally prevailing wages, including fringe benefits listed in the Davis-Bacon wage determination found in the contract, for the work performed and is a combination of the basic hourly rate and any fringe benefits listed in a Davis-Bacon wage determination. Davis-Bacon labor standards clauses must be included in covered contracts.

The contractor’s obligation to pay at least the prevailing wage listed in the contract wage determination can be met by paying each laborer and mechanic the applicable prevailing wage entirely as cash wages or by a combination of cash wages and employer-provided bona fide fringe benefits. Prevailing wages, including fringe benefits, must be paid on all hours worked on the site of the work.

Apprentices or trainees may be employed at less than the rates listed in the contract determination only when they are in an apprenticeship program registered with the Department of Labor or with a state apprenticeship agency recognized by the Department.

Contractors and subcontractors are required to pay covered workers weekly and submit weekly certified payroll records to the contracting agency.

Note: Construction Management positions such as Site Safety and Health Officers (SSHO), Construction Quality Control Managers (CQC Managers), Superintendents, and administrators such as Project or Construction Managers do not fall under the Davis-Bacon Act. Take a certificate course in construction management.