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 related to the design, construction, and maintenance of building structures. These classes are for general contractors 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.

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

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, emergencies, condemnations, case records, warrants relocation, housing maintenance and legal rights of landlords and tenants.

CONS-221 (45 Hours)
Fee: $489 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Tuesdays, beginning September 21 (ends December 9), 6-9:30 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.

CONS-120 (90 hours)
Fee: $789 (Textbook required at additional cost)

  • Section OW01-Live Online
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning September 21 (ends December 21), 6-9:30 p.m

This 120-hour program prepares students to obtain licensing in the Fire Protection discipline of the NJ UCC. Coursework includes the building use groups, types of construction, height and area, fire protection systems, and means of egress. Students will learn when the building codes require such systems and equipment in new and renovated structures, along with the standards for system installation and acceptance testing. Course textbook information is provided on the first day of class.

CONS-200 (120 Hours)
Fee: $949 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section OW01-Live Online
    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, beginning September 20 (ends December 13) 6:30-9:30 p.m. and every other Saturday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


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