Construction Administration and Licensing/UCC Courses

BI-609 | Technical Assistant Certification Program

This certification for Technical Assistants to Construction Officials is designed for the individuals working in a municipality (specifically, the building department), or contractors and their staff wanting to understand the construction permit process as required by the State. Course topics include construction and blueprint reading, record-keeping, forms and municipal procedures, understanding code requirements and standards, including UCC laws, construction, electrical, plumbing, and fire codes.
Total Program Hours: 45 hours, 19 class sessions

Technical Assistant Certification Program


Course: Technical Assistant Certification Program

Start Date End Date Fee
February 23rd, 2022 April 28th, 2022 $509
Course Content
Technical Assistant Certification Program - BI-609 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 23rd, 2022 Apr 28th, 2022 Wednesday, Thursday 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Linda Aiello Paramus 4

CD-062 | Construction Official

Building code officials or inspectors visit and confirm that existing or new structures are safe, and that they are in compliance with federal and local codes, contractual specifications and zoning laws. This course provides a comprehensive review of the regulations that comprise the Uniform Construction Code, and how those regulations apply to the duties and responsibilities to the daily operations of a code enforcement officer.
Total Program Hours:: 45 hours, 15 class sessions
Prerequisites: Possession of the Sub Code Official license, CD-063 | Sub-Code Official

Construction Official


Required Textbook: NJ Uniform Construction Code (Up to date)

 

 

Course: Construction Official

Start Date End Date Fee
November 15th, 2021 January 3rd, 2022 $525
Course Content
Construction Official - CD-062 001WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Nov 15th, 2021 Jan 3rd, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM Ronald Ferrari Online Synchronous 4

Course: Construction Official

Start Date End Date Fee
May 2nd, 2022 June 20th, 2022 $525
Course Content
Construction Official - CD-062 002WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
May 2nd, 2022 Jun 20th, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM Ronald Ferrari Online Synchronous 4

CD-063 | Sub-Code Official

This course covers the administrative and legal aspects of Code Enforcement, plan review, procedures and forms for permit applications, legal rights of landlords and tenants and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy.
Total Program Hours:: 45 hours, 12 class sessions
Prerequisites: Possession of an RCS, ICS, or HHS Technical license (Electrical Inspector-ICS, HHS, Plumbing Inspector-ICS, HHS, Building Inspector-RCS, ICS, HHS, Fire Protection Inspector-ICS, HHS, or Elevator Inspector-HHS)

Sub Code Official


Required textbook: NJ Uniform Construction Code

Course: Sub Code Official

Start Date End Date Fee
February 21st, 2022 April 18th, 2022 $525
Course Content
Sub Code Official - CD-063 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 21st, 2022 Apr 18th, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Anthony Merlino Paramus 4

CD-065 | Plumbing Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Plumbing inspectors examine and test new or existing plumbing systems in buildings to make sure they are installed properly and comply with federal, state, and local code requirements. This course satisfies the education requirement for licensure as a Plumbing Inspector I.C.S and covers systems design, inspection methods and public health requirements consistent with the regulations of the Uniform Construction Code related to plumbing.
Total Program Hours:: 120 hours, 30 class sessions
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Plumbing Codes and experience in the field

Plumbing Inspector ICS


The next course will be available in Fall 2022. Please visit our website to register after September 15, 2022.

This class meets virtually twice a week, Wednesday from 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm

Required textbook: National Standard Plumbing Code (2018 edition).

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CD-066 | Electrical Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Electrical Inspectors are responsible for inspecting the installation of electrical systems and equipment to detect faulty wiring and ensure they comply with electrical codes and standards. They also visit construction sites and residences, perform inspections, and make recommendations for improvement. The course topics include system design, electrical service design and sizing branch circuits, plan review, field inspection, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violation notices, and record-keeping.
Total Program Hours:: 60 hours, 20 class sessions
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Electrical Codes and experience in the field

Electrical Inspector ICS


Required textbook: National Electrical Code 2017

 

Course: Electrical Inspector ICS

Start Date End Date Fee
March 21st, 2022 May 25th, 2022 $669
Course Content
Electrical Inspector ICS - CD-066 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 21st, 2022 May 25th, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Norman Finkel Paramus 6

CD-075 | Building Inspector RCS (Residential Commercial Structures)

Building inspectors typically review plans to ensure they meet building codes, local ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications. They also monitor construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance. This course covers topics such as structural design, fire protection systems, systems design and installation practices, mechanical systems, general requirements of electrical and plumbing sub-codes, and plan review and field inspection:
Total Program Hours: 90 hours, 20 class sessions
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Building Codes and experience in the field

Building Inspector RCS


Required textbook: 2018 International Residential Code

Course: Building Inspector RCS

Start Date End Date Fee
January 10th, 2022 April 18th, 2022 $990
Course Content
Building Inspector RCS - CD-075 001WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jan 10th, 2022 Apr 18th, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM Ronald Ferrari Online Synchronous 9

CD-225 | Building Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Building Inspector I.C.S. provides students with the educational information on building code requirements for medium-sized industrial and commercial structures. It will cover building construction, foundation design, wood and steel frame construction, fire resistance rating, requirements for building sub code, testing materials and uniform construction code.
Total Program Hours: 75 hours, 25 class sessions
Prerequisites: CD-075 | Building Inspector RCS (Residential Commercial Structures)

CD-227 | Plumbing Inspector HHS (High Rise and Hazardous Structures)

The H.H.S. course is for high-rise and hazardous structures and can be taken after you have completed Plumbing Inspector I.C.S. The course covers systems design, inspection methods and public health requirements consistent with the regulations of the Uniform Construction Code related to plumbing. A NJ ICS-HHS plumbing inspector in New Jersey earns an average of $66,415.
Total Program Hours: 60 hours, 20 class sessions
Prerequisites: CD-065 | Plumbing Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Plumbing Inspector HHS


Required textbook: National Standard Plumbing Code 2018

 

This class meets in person twice a week, Wednesday 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.,  and Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Course: Plumbing Inspector HHS

Start Date End Date Fee
March 23rd, 2022 May 21st, 2022 $679
Course Content
Plumbing Inspector HHS - CD-227 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 23rd, 2022 May 18th, 2022 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM James Zaconie Hybrid Paramus 6

CD-228 | Electrical Inspector HHS (High Rise and Hazardous Structures)

The Electrical Inspector H.H.S. course is for high-rise and hazardous structures and can be taken after you complete Electrical Inspector I.C.S. The course covers electrical service and sizing, branch circuit and feeder design, appliance and motor circuits, plan review and field inspection, systematic plans analysis, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violations notices, inspection and record keeping. A New Jersey ICS-HHS Electrical Inspector earns an average of $60,781.
Total Program Hours: 45 hours, 15 class sessions
Prerequisites: CD-066 | Electrical Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Electrical Inspector HHS


Required textbook: National Electrical Code 2017

Course: Electrical Inspector HHS

Start Date End Date Fee
October 25th, 2021 December 15th, 2021 $525
Course Content
Electrical Inspector HHS - CD-228 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Oct 25th, 2021 Dec 15th, 2021 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Norman Finkel Paramus 4

CD-229 | Elevator Inspector HHS

Elevator Inspector inspects, adjusts, and maintains installed freight and passenger elevators and escalators to meet specifications and safety codes. Course topics include inspection, testing, rules and regulations for elevators, escalators, lifts, and other lifting and elevator equipment. In addition, the course will focus on planning and review of inspection techniques. A New Jersey HHS Elevator Inspector earns an average of $73,907.
Total Program Hours: 90 hours, 22 class sessions
Prerequisites: Seven years related experience

Elevator Inspector HHS


This course meets virtually twice a week:  Wednesdays from 6 pm – 9 pm and Saturdays 9 am – 3 pm.

 

Required Textbook: ASME17.1-2016 Safety Code for Elevator and Escalators, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ISBN: 9780791871096

 

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CD-290 | Building Inspector HHS (High Rise and Hazardous Structures)

This course covers topics such as structural systems; design and analysis; fire protection and safety systems; special use of occupancy; advanced mechanical systems; design principles for heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; energy conservation and other related topics. A New Jersey RCS-ICS-HHS Building Inspector earns an average of $62,010.
Total Program Hours: 60 hours, 20 class sessions
Prerequisites: CD-075 | Building Inspector RCS (Residential Commercial Structures), CD-225 | Building Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Building Inspector HHS


Course: Building Inspector HHS

Start Date End Date Fee
February 7th, 2022 April 20th, 2022 $650
Course Content
Building Inspector HHS - CD-290 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Feb 7th, 2022 Apr 20th, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Thomas Cohen Hackensack 6

CD-496 | Fire Protection Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Fire inspectors inspect building plans to ensure that they meet fire codes. They also examine buildings in order to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. This course covers techniques for plan review, materials testing, field inspection, fire protection systems, and report writing.
Total Program Hours: 120 hours, 40 class sessions
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Fire Codes and Experience in the field

Fire Inspector ICS


Required textbooks:

International Building Code 2018

International Residential Code 2018

NFPA 13 2016

NFPA 72 2016

 

Course: Fire Inspector ICS

Start Date End Date Fee
January 24th, 2022 June 13th, 2022 $1099
Course Content
Fire Inspector ICS - CD-496 001WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Jan 24th, 2022 Jun 13th, 2022 Monday, Wednesday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Thomas Simpson Online Synchronous 12

CD-521 | Fire Protection Inspector HHS (High Rise and Hazardous Structures)

The H.H.S. course is for high-rise and hazardous structures and can be taken after you have completed Fire Protection I.C.S. This course covers techniques for plan review, materials testing, field inspection, fire protection systems, and report writing. A New Jersey ICS-HHS Fire Protection Inspector earns an average of $71,242.
Total Program Hours: 60 hours, 20 class sessions
Prerequisites: CD-496 | Fire Protection Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)

Fire Inspector HHS


The next course will be available in Fall 2022. Please visit our website to register after April 15, 2022.

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