Certificate In The Principles Of Construction Management

Thomas Bianchi, MS, general contractor, builder, project manager

For individuals seeking a career in construction or those currently employed at an entry level, gain a solid foundation of construction management principles.  Required text: Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction by Alison Dykstra, ISBN 978-0982703496, available for purchase in the College bookstore. 11 SESSIONS.  Program Outline

Tues, Sep 30-Dec 9, 2014, 6:30-9:30 pm
Fee and Code: $699 (plus text), XBUSS 028 W

Uniform Construction Code Training

Advance your career in the construction industry. These courses are open to anyone with an interest in construction and mandatory for those desiring licensure. Courses are approved for licensure by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) pursuant to NJAC 5:23–5.20 and must be taken in the proper sequence (RCS-ICS-HHS). The DCA issues Technical licenses in five areas: Building, Electrical, Elevator, Fire Protection, and Plumbing. Administrative licenses are issued in Subcode Official and Construction Official. Licensing application packets and related inquiries should be directed to the DCA Licensing Unit at 609-984-7834.

It is suggested that you review this packet before you undertake the course. For registration information e-mail or call 732-224-2813.

Students who successfully complete a course and have applied for licensing may be refunded a percentage of their tuition by submitting a license number or log number to Brookdale. (Information provided in class.)


Building Inspector RCS

Covers a review and instruction of field inspection, structural design and analysis, material standards, and inspection techniques pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 90 hours. 30 SESSIONS

Tues & Thurs, Sept 2-Dec 16, 2014, 6:30-9:30 pm (no class Nov 27)
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $941, XUNCC 001 W


Fire Inspector ICS

Covers the administrative, plan review and inspection requirements for passive and active fire protection systems; use and occupancy classification, fire rated assemblies and means of egress for Class II and Class III structures. 120 hours. 30 SESSIONS

Tues & Thurs, Sept 2-Dec 16, 2014, 5:30-9:30 pm (No class Nov 27)
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $1254, XUNCC 004 W


Plumbing Inspector HHS

Advanced plumbing system design. 60 hours. 15 SESSIONS

Tues & Thurs, Sept 9-Oct 28, 2014, 5:30-9:30 pm
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $627, XUNCC 021 W


Electrical Inspector ICS

Covers a review and instruction of systems design and field inspection pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 60 hours. 15 SESSIONS

Wed, Sep 10-Dec 17, 2014, 6-10 pm
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $627, XUNCC 003 W


Subcode Official

Covers administration, legal aspects of Code Enforcement, and related legislation; plan review, sign off on job, and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy. 45 hours. 12 SESSIONS

Thurs, Sep 18-Dec 11, 6-10 pm (no class Nov 27)
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $471, XUNCC 006 W

Solar Energy Test Prep Course NABCEP*: PV Installation Professional Certification

George Dzurina, electrical engineer; NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional and Certified PV Technical Sales; member Solar Instructor Training Network of DOE

This is an online exam prep course for NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional certification exam. Obtain this voluntary certification and demonstrate to employers and customers that you have superior competency in the field of photovoltaic energy and have met the high standards and qualifications set by NABCEP – the gold standard for professional accreditation in the solar industry.

Who Should Register: solar panel installers, project managers, installation foremen and supervisors, and designers of solar installations. Successful completion of this 8-week, 40-hour course, demonstrated by passing all quizzes and assessments, would count towards NABCEP’s required training contact hours in advanced PV installation and design principles and practices. Note: Besides NABCEP’S training requirements, there are several other requirements for certification. Go to for complete details including test application deadlines and test dates.

October 15-December 3, 2014 (ONLINE)
Fee and Code: $799, XBUSS 093 W

*North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners