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Uniform Construction Code Education Program

The community colleges listed below are offering a regional schedule of classes for Uniform Construction Code training:

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 2021 schedule. For specific information, visit the respective college’s website:

Click here for the Spring 2022 Uniform Construction Code Schedule

For a complete list of the courses offered statewide see the DCA website

Brookdale Classes:


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 7 – May 18, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, online live instruction 
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.

Returns Fall 2023 
Fee and Code: $859, 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, Sept 13 – Nov 17, 2022
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, online live instruction 
Fee and Code: $699, XUNCC 008


Construction Official

Michael Mastro, 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. 45 hours.

Mon & Wed, Jan 18 – Mar 13, 2023
6:15 pm – 9:15 pm, online live instruction
Fee and Code: $529, 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 7 – Dec 21 (no class 11/23)
6 – 10 pm, online live instruction

Fee and Code: $699, 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 12, 2023
6 – 9 pm
, online live instruction

Fee and Code: $529 (plus text), XUNCC 009


Fire Protection 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.

Tues & Thurs, Sept 6 – Jan 31, 2023 (no class 11/24-12/1, 12/22-12/29)
6:15 – 9:15 pm, online live instruction
Fee and Code: $1309 (plus text), XUNCC 004


Fire Protection Inspector, HHS

Michael Mastro, instructor

Covers advanced fire protection requirements pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 60 hours

Mon & Wed, Mar 29 – June 7, 2023 (no class 5/29)
6:15 pm – 9:15 pm, online live instruction 

Fee and Code: $699 (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 3, 2023 – Apr 13, 2023
5:30 – 9:30 pm
, Lincroft Campus

Fee and Code: $1339 (plus text), XUNCC 005


Plumbing Inspector, HHS

William Schmidt, Instructor

Advanced plumbing system design.

Tues & Thurs, Oct 4 – Nov 22, 2022
5:30 – 9:30 pm, Lincroft Campus
Fee and Code: $679, XUNCC 012


Elevator Inspector, HHS

Valerie Waricka, Instructor

Covers inspection and testing regulations for elevating equipment, machinery and equipment for elevators, escalators and lifts, plan review and inspection techniques pursuant to the Uniform
Construction Code.

Wed & Sat, Dec 7 – Mar 8 (no class 12/21-12/31)
Wed 6 – 9 pm, Sat 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Fee and Code: $989, XUNCC 014


Subcode Official

Russell Mickle, instructor
Michael Mastro, 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.

Mon, Sept 12 – Dec 19 2022
6:15 – 9:15 pm, online live instruction

Fee and Code: $519 (plus text), XUNCC 006


Technical Assistant

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: Sept 20 – Nov 8, 2022, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, online live instruction
Sect 2: Feb 7 – Mar 28, 2023, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Lincroft Campus
Fee and Code: $529 (plus text), XUNCC 023


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