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 NJ Code Licensing.

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 (Textbook(s) may be required at additional cost)
  • Section OW01-Live Online
    Mondays and Thursdays, beginning April 7 (ends May 26), 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Inspector R.C.S. course. 

This 75-hour program provides students with 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, and requirements for building subcode, testing materials, and uniform construction code.

CONS- 203 (75 hours)
Fee: $789 (Textbook(s) may be required at additional cost)
  • Section OW01-Live Online
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning February 3 (ends April 28), 6-9 p.m.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fire Protection I.C.S. course.

This 60-hour course is designed to provide students with the technical knowledge and educational experience required by the state for licensure under the Uniform Construction Code. Topics covered include: plan review of Class I structures, fire protection system design and plan review, code requirements for active and passive fire suppression systems, fire protection testing methods and required reports. 

CONS-302 (60 Hours)
Fee: $649 (Text required at additional cost)
  • Section OW01-Live Online
    Mondays and Thursdays, beginning January 24 (ends March 31), 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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 state’s construction permit processes. It provides an understanding of the Uniform Construction Code as it relates to the permitting 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.

CONS-107 (45 hours)
Fee: $489 (Textbook(s) may be required at additional cost) 
  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Tuesdays, beginning February 1 (ends May 10), 6-9 p.m

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Inspector R.C.S and I.C.S courses

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge of advanced structural systems, advanced fire protection systems, and advanced mechanical systems. This course is part of the requirement for individuals to be certified in high hazard structures.

CONS-301 (60 hours)
Fee: $649 (Textbook(s) may be required at additional cost)

  • Section OW01 - Live Online
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning June 2 (ends August 9),  6-9pm


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