Building Inspector HHS

In Demand Occupation

This course covers topics such as structural systems; design and analysis; fire protection and safety systems; special use of occupancy; advanced mechanical systems; design principles for heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; energy conservation and other related topics. A New Jersey RCS-ICS-HHS Building Inspector earns an average of $62,010.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (60 classroom hours)
PrerequisitesCD-075 | Building Inspector RCS (Residential Commercial Structures), CD-225 | Building Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)
Cost: $669

Building Inspector ICS

In Demand Occupation

Building Inspector ICS provides students with the educational information on building code requirements for medium-sized industrial and commercial structures. It will cover building construction, foundation design, wood and steel frame construction, fire resistance rating, requirements for building sub code, testing materials and uniform construction code.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (75 classroom hours)
PrerequisitesCD-075 | Building Inspector RCS (Residential Commercial Structures)
Cost: $829

Building Inspector RCS 

In Demand Occupation

Building inspectors typically review plans to ensure they meet building codes, local ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications. They also monitor construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance. This course covers topics such as structural design, fire protection systems, systems design and installation practices, mechanical systems, general requirements of electrical and plumbing sub-codes, and plan review and field inspection:

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (90 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Building Codes and experience in the field
Cost: $990

Electrical Inspector HHS

In Demand Occupation

The Electrical Inspector HHS course is for high-rise and hazardous structures and can be taken after you complete Electrical Inspector ICS. The course covers electrical service and sizing, branch circuit and feeder design, appliance and motor circuits, plan review and field inspection, systematic plans analysis, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violations notices, inspection and record keeping. A New Jersey ICS-HHS Electrical Inspector earns an average of $60,781.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (45 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: CD-066 | Electrical Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)
Cost: $525

Electrical Inspector ICS

In Demand Occupation

Electrical Inspectors are responsible for inspecting the installation of electrical systems and equipment to detect faulty wiring and ensure they comply with electrical codes and standards. They also visit construction sites and residences, perform inspections, and make recommendations for improvement. The course topics include system design, electrical service design and sizing branch circuits, plan review, field inspection, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violation notices, and record-keeping.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (60 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: Knowledge of electrical codes and experience in the field
Cost: $669

Construction Official

In Demand Occupation

Building code officials or inspectors visit and confirm that existing or new structures are safe, and that they are in compliance with federal and local codes, contractual specifications and zoning laws. This course provides a comprehensive review of the regulations that comprise the Uniform Construction Code, and how those regulations apply to the duties and responsibilities to the daily operations of a code enforcement officer.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (45 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: CD-063 | Sub-Code Official
Cost: $525

Plumbing Inspector HHS

In Demand Occupation

The HHS course is for high-rise and hazardous structures and can be taken after you have completed the Plumbing Inspector ICS. The course covers systems design, inspection methods and public health requirements consistent with the regulations of the Uniform Construction Code related to plumbing. A NJ ICS-HHS plumbing inspector in New Jersey earns an average of $66,415.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (60 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: CD-065 Plumbing Inspector ICS
Cost: $669

Plumbing Inspector ICS

In Demand Occupation

Plumbing inspectors examine and test new or existing plumbing systems in buildings to make sure they are installed properly and comply with federal, state, and local code requirements. This course satisfies the education requirement for licensure as a Plumbing Inspector ICS and covers systems design, inspection methods and public health requirements consistent with the regulations of the Uniform Construction Code related to plumbing.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (120 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: Knowledge of plumbing codes and experience in the field
Cost: $1,099

Fire Protection HHS

In Demand Occupation

The Fire Protection HHS course is for high-rise and hazardous structures and can be taken after you have completed Fire Protection ICS. This course covers techniques for plan review, materials testing, field inspection, fire protection systems, and report writing. A New Jersey ICS-HHS Fire Protection Inspector earns an average of $71,242.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months ( 60 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: CD-496 | Fire Protection Inspector ICS (Industrial and Commercial Structures)
Cost: $650

Fire Protection ICS

In Demand Occupation

Fire inspectors inspect building plans to ensure that they meet fire codes. They also examine buildings in order to detect fire hazards and ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. This course covers techniques for plan review, materials testing, field inspection, fire protection systems, and report writing.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (120 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: Knowledge of fire codes and experience in the field
Cost: $999

Elevator Inspector HHS

In Demand Occupation

Elevator Inspector inspects, adjusts, and maintains installed freight and passenger elevators and escalators to meet specifications and safety codes. Course topics include inspection, testing, rules and regulations for elevators, escalators, lifts, and other lifting and elevator equipment. In addition, the course will focus on planning and review of inspection techniques. A New Jersey HHS Elevator Inspector earns an average of $73,907.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (90 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: Seven years related experience
Cost: $975

Sub-Code Official

In Demand Occupation

This course covers the administrative and legal aspects of Code Enforcement, plan review, procedures and forms for permit applications, legal rights of landlords and tenants and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months  (45 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: At least one technical license
Cost: $525

Technical Assistant Certification Program

This certification for Technical Assistants to Construction Officials is designed for the individuals working in a municipality (specifically, the building department), or contractors and their staff wanting to understand the construction permit process as required by the State. Course topics include construction and blueprint reading, record-keeping, forms and municipal procedures, understanding code requirements and standards, including UCC laws, construction, electrical, plumbing, and fire codes.

Time to Complete: 3- 5 months (45 classroom hours)
Prerequisites: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Cost: $509

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