Construction Management

New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Education Program

Atlantic Cape Community College and the Department of Community Affairs will offer Uniform Construction Code (UCC) classes for the spring semester. 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. These classes are for general contractors who are looking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. Courses must be taken in the proper sequence (R.C.S.-I.C.S.-H.H.S.)

Licensing questions and licensing application packet requests should be directed to the Licensing Unit at (609) 984-7834 or

Students must purchase all required textbooks, including the Uniform Construction Code Act and Regulations (blue book). Books can be ordered from the Department of Community Affairs at (609) 984-0040.

The Technical Assistant program is designed for individuals working in a municipality (specifically, the building department) or contractors and their staff who want to understand the construction permit processes required by the state. It provides an understanding of the Uniform Construction Code as it relates to permit processing.

This course covers UCC Law, Regulations, Administration, UCC Standard Blue Form, Building Print Reading, Reporting and Time Management, Technical Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution, and Critical Thinking. (4.5 CEUs)

CONS-107 (45 hours)
Fee: $459 (Textbook required at additional cost)

  • Section CW02-Cape May County Campus
    Wednesdays, beginning February 12 (ends May 20), 6-9 p.m.

This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and educational experience required by the State of New Jersey for licensure under the title. This course covers all of the code requirements, except for plumbing and electrical, for one- and two-family homes and small commercial structures. Topics include structural design and analysis techniques, wood framing construction and foundations, material standards, field identification of requirements, inspection techniques, tools, and methods, etc. (9.0 CEUs)

CONS-120 (90 hours)
Fee: $699 (Textbook required at additional cost)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning February 4 (ends May 14), 6-9 p.m.

Prerequisite: Possession of a license as an inspector in the same type and specialty as the subcode being applied for.

This course is designed to prepare inspectors to become subcode officials. The class will cover subcode administration, legal aspects of code enforcement and related legislation. Specific topics will include procedures and forms for permit application, stop orders, emergency situations, condemnations, case records, warrants relocation, housing maintenance and legal rights of landlords and tenants. (4.5 CEUs)

CONS-221 (45 hours)
Fee: $459 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section FW01-Vineland City Hall Annex
    Tuesdays, beginning February 4 (ends May 12) , 6-9 p.m.


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