Uniform Construction Code Training


Uniform Construction Code Education Program 2017-2018

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 2017 and Spring 2018. For specific information, visit the respective college’s website:

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


Brookdale Classes:



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. 25 SESSIONS.
Tues & Thurs, Mar 13-June 7, 2018, 6:30-9:30 (no class May 3)
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $785, XUNCC 007

Electrical Inspector, HHS

Kenneth Verbos, instructor
Includes systems design and field inspection pursuant to the Uniform Construction Code. 45 hours. 15 SESSIONS.
Wed, Jan 10-Apr 18, 2018, 6-9 pm
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $471, 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 2-Apr 12, 2018, 5:30-9:30 pm
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $1254, XUNCC 005

Subcode Official

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.
Wed, Jan 3-Mar 21, 2018, 5:30-9:30 pm
Freehold Campus
Fee and Code: $471, XUNCC 006

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