Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.
Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.
This course covers the principles of construction codes enforcement including legal authority, codes format, code fundamentals, plan review, permit processing and inspection procedures. Lab work is also included. Fee.
This course covers the principles of construction code enforcement with an emphasis on single family concrete and framing inspections.
This course covers the principles of construction code enforcement with an emphasis on single family plumbing inspections. Fee.
Prerequisite: BLD 206
This course covers the principles of construction code enforcement with an emphasis on single family electrical inspections.
This course covers the principles of construction code enforcement with an emphasis on commercial and residential inspections.
Analysis of various methods of building design, construction and materials. Fire resistant features of materials and life safety methods of construction and an introduction to building codes. An in-depth study of automatic extinguishing and detection systems with emphasis on automatic sprinkler equipment. Included are water spray foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical systems, stand pipe system and protection systems for special hazards.
This course will help the student learn how to perform property maintenance inspection tasks and sub-tasks in order to determine code compliance for the maintenance of a residential single-family home, multi-family home and commercial properties. Covers the principles of construction code enforcement with an emphasis on light commercial and residential inspection.
This class will cover the International Energy Conservation Code as it applies to residential and light commercial construction.
Advanced-level course on the legal and ethical issues faced by professional code enforcers. Case studies will address practical situations inherent in public service and codes enforcement. Processes for evaluating alternate materials and methods under the equivalency concept will also be covered. Fee.
Prerequisite: BLD 105
Course will cover methods and procedures for reviewing construction drawings for codes compliance including plan review notations, calculations and reporting.
Prerequisite: BLD 105
This course covers the principles of Construction Code Enforcement with an emphasis on light commercial and residential inspection.
Prerequisite: BCD 101, 201, 202 and one of the following: BCD 103, 104, 105 or 106 and approval by coordinator
Supervised clinical experience at a local building inspection department. A minimum of 300 clock hours is required.
Students will be instructed in the requirements for energy efficient green technology for residential homes from indoor air quality to efficient use of land and green technology.
A class, seminar, or lab investigating a special topic or issue in code enforcement. Topics may not be offered more than two times in three years. This course may be repeated once for credit.
For more information contact Steve Kasper, Program Coordinator at 708-596-2000 ext. 2295