Construction Management

New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Courses

Atlantic Cape Community College and the Department of Community Affairs will offer Uniform Construction Code (UCC) classes for the fall 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 via email

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. 

Subcode Official

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: $449 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Sept. 25, 2017 
    (Ending Nov. 13, 2017)
    6-9 p.m.

Building R.C.S. 

This course is designed to provide students with 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, with the exception of 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 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 19, 2017 
    (Ending Dec. 19, 2017)
    6-9:30 p.m.

Building H.H.S. 

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

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge on 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. (6.0 CEUs)

CONS-301 (60 Hours)
Fee: $549 (Text required at additional cost)

Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Oct. 2, 2017 
(Ending Dec. 4, 2017)
6-9:30 p.m.

Fire Protection I.C.S. 

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 the first day of class. (12 CEUs) 

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

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus 
    Beginning Sept. 27, 2017
    (Ending Dec. 13, 2017) 
    6-9 p.m. (Monday & Wednesday) and 
    8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Saturdays)