Classes in Code Inspection

STANDARD INSPECTION COURSES AND STATE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES FOR CODE OFFICIALS

Community colleges teaching any of the Qualification Board's Standard Inspection courses are REQUIRED to use the following course numbers and titles which have been established by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges.

COD 7100 Law and Administration

COD 7101 Building Standard Inspection Level I
COD 7102 Building Standard Inspection Level II
COD 7103 Building Standard Inspection Level III

COD 7104 Electrical Standard Inspection Level I

COD 7105 Electrical Standard Inspection Level II
COD 7106 Electrical Standard Inspection Level III

COD 7107 Mechanical Standard Inspection Level I
COD 7108 Mechanical Standard Inspection Level II
COD 7109 Mechanical Standard Inspection Level III

COD 7110 Plumbing Standard Inspection Level I

COD 7111 Plumbing Standard Inspection Level II
COD 7112 Plumbing Standard Inspection Level III

COD 8000 NC Residential Codes 2012 Update
COD 8100 NC Plumbing Code 2012 Update
COD 8200 NC Mechanical Code 2012Update
COD 8300 NC Mechanical/Fuel-Gas 2012 Update

CAR 114 - NC Residential Building Code


Law And Administration

COD - 7100-15 HOURS

The Law and Administration course is an overview of North Carolina's building regulation system and is designed for the education and training of building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and fire prevention code enforcement officials. Course participants will study the structure of the federal, state, and local governments, the history of the North Carolina State Building Code, the General Statutes relating to the Code and to code enforcement, and the enforcement responsibilities of local inspection departments. Upon completion, course participants will understand the scope of code enforcement and will be able to describe the powers and responsibilities of inspectors. In addition, with the successful completion of the Law and Administration course and others specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the State examination for inspector certification.

Building Level I Standard Inspection Course

COD 7101 - 48 Hours

The Building Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial construction up to 20,000 square feet in size. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Building Code, the Residential Code, and the Accessibility Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Codes in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Building Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level I State examination for inspector certification.

Building Level II Standard Inspection Course

COD 7102 - 40 Hours

The Building Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Building Level I Standard Inspection course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Building Code and the Accessibility Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Building Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level II State examination for inspector certification.

Building Level III Standard Inspection Course

COD 7103 -40 Hours

The Building Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Building Level I and Building Level II Standard Inspection courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Building Code and the Accessibility Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Building Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level III State examination for inspector certification.

Electrical Level I Standard Inspection Course

COD 7104 -40 Hours

The Electrical Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial electrical installations in construction up to 20,000 square feet in size. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Electrical Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level I State examination for inspector certification.

Electrical Level II Standard Inspection Course

COD 7105 -32 Hours

The Electrical Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting electrical installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Electrical Level I Standard Inspection course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Electrical Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level II State examination for inspector certification.

Electrical Level III Standard Inspection Course

COD 7106 - 32 Hours

The Electrical Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting electrical installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Electrical Level I and Electrical Level II Standard Inspection courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Electrical Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level III State examination for inspector certification.

Mechanical Level I Standard Inspection Course

COD 7107 - 32 Hours

The Mechanical Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial mechanical installations in construction up to 20,000 square feet in size. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Mechanical Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level I State examination for inspector certification.

Mechanical Level II Standard Inspection Course

COD 7108 - 24 Hours

The Mechanical Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting mechanical installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Mechanical Level I Standard Inspection course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Mechanical Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level II State examination for inspector certification.

Mechanical Level III Standard Inspection Course

COD 7109 - 16 Hours

The Mechanical Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting mechanical installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Mechanical Level I and Mechanical Level II Standard Inspection courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Mechanical Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level III State examination for inspector certification.

Plumbing Level I Standard Inspection Course

COD 7110 - 32 Hours

The Plumbing Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial plumbing installations in construction up to 20,000 square feet in size. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Plumbing Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level I State examination for inspector certification.

Plumbing Level II Standard Inspection Course

COD 7111 - 24 Hours

The Plumbing Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting plumbing installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Plumbing Level I Standard Inspection course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Plumbing Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level II State examination for inspector certification.

Plumbing Level III Standard Inspection Course

COD 7112 - 16 Hours

The Plumbing Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting plumbing installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Plumbing Level I and Plumbing Level II Standard Inspection courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Plumbing Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level III State examination for inspector certification.

NC Residential Building Code 2012 Update

COD 8000 - 6 hours

Course Description: 

This course will cover significant changes in the NC 2012 Residential Building Code (except for chapter 11). Course will cover chapters 1-10 and appendix M. Class is open to code officials, designers, builders and contractors. This class is approved to meet the full 6 hours required NC Qualification Board Mandatory Continuing Education Credits for Code Officials. Handouts on changes will be given out at start of class.

NC Plumbing Code 2012 Update

COD 8100 - 6 hours 

Course Description: This course is designed for Code Officials, General Contractors and anyone working in the construction industry.

This course will cover the changes and differences between the 2009 and 2012 North Carolina State Plumbing Code with special emphasis on particular  code sections, State requirements, chapter by chapter, along with some documentation on backflows, wells, gray water. Will be using video stand, handouts, code books, group discussions, visual and verbal, code books during presentation. This course is open to code officials, builders, designers and contractors.

 
 NC Mechanical Code 2012 Update 
COD 8200 - 6 Hours
 
Course Description: This course is designed for Code Officials, General Contractors, builders, designers and anyone working in the construction industry. 

This course will cover the changes and differences between the 2009 and 2012 North Carolina State Plumbing Code with special emphasis on particular  code sections, State requirements, chapter by chapter, along with some documentation on backflows, wells, gray water. Will be using video stand, handouts, code books, group discussions, visual and verbal, code books during presentation. This course is open to code officials, builders, designers and contractors.

 
NC Mechanical/Fuel Gas Code 2012 Update 
COD 8300 - 6 Hours

Course Description: This course is designed for Code Officials, General Contractors, builders, designers and anyone working in the construction industry. This course covers all major code changes between the 2009 and the 2012 NC State Fuel Gas Codes (Chapters 1-8 and Appendices A-C).

 NC Residential Building Codes

CAR 114 - 45 Hours

Course Description:  This course covers building codes and the requirements of state and local construction regulations. Emphasis is placed on the minimum requirements of the North Carolina building codes related to residential structures. Upon completion, students should be able to determine if a structure is in compliance with North Carolina building codes.