Uniform Construction Code Education Program 2020
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 100% 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
Dates coming soon!
Fee and Code: $966 (plus text), XUNCC 001
Building Inspector, ICS
Charles Lasky, Instructor
Covers a review and instruction of technology, structural systems, fire protection systems and mechanical systems, together with field inspection techniques pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 75 hours.
Tues & Thurs, Sept 14 – Dec 9 (no class 11/25), 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Lincroft.
Fee and Code: $839, XUNCC 007
Building Inspector, HHS
Charles Lasky, Instructor
Covers the instruction of advanced structural systems, advanced fire protection systems, and advanced mechanical systems. 60 hours.
Tues & Thurs, Feb 1 – Apr 7, 2022, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Lincroft
Fee and Code: $679, XUNCC 008
Russell Mickle, Instructor
Covers administration, legal aspects of code enforcement, and related legislation and subcodes regarding construction code administration. Also includes on-site inspections and administration of paperwork. 12 sessions, 45 hours
Tues, Sept 7 – Nov 23, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, online live instruction
Fee and Code: $509, XUNCC 002
Electrical Inspector, ICS
Kenneth Verbos, Instructor
Covers a review and instruction of systems design and field inspection pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 60 hours.
Wed, Sept 8 – Dec 22 (no class 11/24), 6 – 10 pm, online live instruction
Fee and Code: $679, XUNCC 003
Electrical Inspector, HHS
Kenneth Verbos, instructor
Includes systems design and field inspection pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 45 hours. 15 SESSIONS.
Wed, Jan 4 – April 20, 2022, 6 – 9 pm, online live instruction
Fee and Code: $519 (plus text), XUNCC 009
Fire Inspector, ICS
Michael Mastro, instructor
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.
Fall 2021 dates coming soon!
Fee and Code: $1309 (plus text), XUNCC 004
Fire Inspector, HHS
Michael Mastro, instructor
Covers advanced fire protection requirements pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 60 hours
Spring 2022 dates coming soon!
Fee and Code: $679 (plus text), XUNCC 011
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 4 – Apr 14, 2022, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, Lincroft
Fee and Code: $1309 (plus text), XUNCC 005
Plumbing Inspector, HHS
William Schmidt, Instructor
Advanced plumbing system design.
Tues & Thurs, Oct 5 – Nov 23, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, Lincroft
Fee and Code: $679, XUNCC 012
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 4 – Mar 22, 2022, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, online live instruction
Fee and Code: $519 (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.
Sect 1: Tues & Thurs, Sept 21 – Nov 9, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, online live instruction
Sect 2: Tues & Thurs, Feb 8 – Mar 29, 2022, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Fee and Code: $519 (plus text), XUNCC 023