New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Courses
New Jersey State Uniform Construction Code requires candidates for licensure to complete specified educational programs. The following courses are approved for licensure by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs pursuant to NJAC 5:23-5.20. Courses must be taken in the proper sequence (R.C.S.-I.C.S.-H.H.S.). A percentage of tuition may be refunded by the state of New Jersey. To qualify for the refund, guidelines must be followed and funding must be available. Contact the Licensing Unit of the Department of Community Affairs for details at 609/984-7834.
If you do not see a course you need, please contact us at 609/343-5651. Community
colleges regularly offer Uniform Construction Code classes.
Building Inspector I.C.S.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Inspector R.C.S. course.
This 75-hour program 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 subcode, testing materials and uniform construction code.
CONS-203 (75 Hours)
Fee: $580 (Text required at additional cost)
- Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Feb. 10
(Ending May 5)
Prerequisite: Possession of a license as an inspector of the same type and specialty as the subcode official being applied for.
This course ensures competency in subcode administration and enforcement and includes instruction in the following subjects:
- Subcode administration,
- Legal aspects of code enforcement, and
- Related legislation.
CONS-221 (45 Hours)
Fee: $399 (Text recommended at additional cost)
- Section: MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
15 Tuesdays beginning Feb. 11 (Ending May 20)