Construction Administration and Licensing/UCC Course List with Details

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


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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

Construction Official


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

Start Date End Date Fee
April 19th, 2021 June 9th, 2021 $525
Course Content
Construction Official - CD-062 002WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Apr 19th, 2021 Jun 9th, 2021 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Ronald Ferrari Online Synchronous 4


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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: At least one technical license

Sub Code Official


Course: Textbook: NJ Uniform Construction Code (Call DCA Publication at 609-984-7834)

Start Date End Date Fee
March 15th, 2021 May 3rd, 2021 $525
Course Content
Sub Code Official - CD-063 002WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 15th, 2021 May 3rd, 2021 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Anthony Merlino Online Synchronous 4


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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: Students must have Plumbing Inspector ICS

Plumbing Inspector HHS


Course: Textbook: National Standard Plumbing Code 2018 edition

Start Date End Date Fee
March 3rd, 2021 April 28th, 2021 $669
Course Content
Plumbing Inspector HHS - CD-227 001WB
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 3rd, 2021 May 1st, 2021 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM James Zaconie Online Synchronous 6


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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


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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 twice a week:  Wednesdays from 6:00-9:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am -3:00pm.

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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


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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


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CD-521 | Fire Protection 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


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