The following courses are approved for licensure by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) pursuant to NJAC: 5:23-5. These courses are open to anyone with an interest in construction and mandatory for those desiring licensure.
Licensing questions should be directed to the Licensing Unit at (609) 984-7834 where you can obtain a licensing application packet. It is suggested that you review this packet before you take the course. Tuition reimbursement may be available.
Classes must follow RCS, ICS, HHS sequence. The Uniform Construction Code Act and Regulations or “Blue Book” is a required text for any and all Uniform Construction Code Courses. Please contact the DCA’s Publications Unit at (609) 984-0040 to order books.
A 15-week session that will satisfy the state requirements for a certificate as a Technical Assistant to the Construction Code Official. You will learn about the Uniform Construction Code administration and law.
This 60-hour course prepares the student to serve as Electrical Protection Inspector for Class 1 and all other structures as established in N.J.A.C. 5:23-3
This course is designed to satisfy the educational requirements for mastery of the Fire Protection Sub-code for residential and small commercial structures. The course is based on the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code and the International Building Code. It covers techniques for plan re-view, materials testing, field inspection, and report writing. It is Part I of a two-part 120-hour course required for licensure as Fire Protection Inspector ICS. Textbook information will be provided in the first class session.
This course covers techniques for plan review and field inspection of fire protection systems and electrical system. It is a detailed study of the NJ UCC and International Building Code, focusing on its relation to fire prevention. It is Part II of the 120-hour course required for licensure as Fire Protection Inspector. Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or better in Part I.