Uniform Construction Code Education Program 2018-19
The community colleges listed below are offering a regional schedule of classes for Uniform Construction Code training:
- Brookdale Community College
- Mercer County College
- Middlesex County College
- Union County College
These classes are for general contractors who are looking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. They are open to anyone with an interest in construction and mandatory for those desiring licensure in building, electrical, elevator, fire protection, plumbing; and administrative licensure in sub code official, construction official, and technical assistance. The courses focus on technical needs for contractors, estimators, architects, engineers, and government officials as they relate to the design, construction, and maintenance of building structures. 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). Licensing application packets and related inquiries should be directed to the DCA Licensing Unit at 609-984-7834. It is recommended to review this packet before undertaking a course. Students who successfully complete a course and apply for licensing may be refunded up to 75% of tuition by submitting a license number or log number to the college they attend. (Information provided in class)
The chart below lists the courses offered for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. For specific information, visit the respective college’s website:
For a complete list of the courses offered statewide see the DCA website
Building Inspector, RCS
Charles Lasky, instructor
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, Feb 4-May 14, 6:30-9:30 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $966 (plus text), XUNCC 001
Electrical Inspector, HHS
Kenneth Verbos, instructor
Includes systems design and field inspection pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code.
45 hours. 15 SESSIONS.
Wed, Jan 8-Apr 15, 6-9 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $496 (plus text), XUNCC 009
Plumbing Inspector ICS
William Schmidt, instructor
Covers systems design, inspection methods and public health requirements pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 120 hours. 30 SESSIONS.
Tues & Thurs, Jan 7-Apr 16, 5:30-9:30 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $1279 (plus text), XUNCC 005
Russell Mickle, instructor
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.
Tues, Jan 7-Mar 24, 5:30-9:30 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $496 (plus text), XUNCC 006
Valerie Waricka, instructor
This administrative seminar is designed for all building department personnel who are looking to receive their State Certification as a Technical Assistant to the Construction Official. All participants will benefit by learning the construction fundamentals of the Uniform Construction Code. Various topics are discussed in detail and explained. Participants will have a much clearer and concise idea of the administrative process for each topic reviewed which is the basis for all construction departments. References to the Uniform Construction Code will be interjected as required.
45 hours. 15 SESSIONS.
Tues & Thurs, Feb 4-Mar 24, 5:30-8:30 pm, Freehold
Fee and Code: $496 (plus text), XUNCC 023