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The career outlook for the building inspection and code enforcement industry is bright! Many North Carolina towns are in need of new, trained code enforcement officers due to the increase in business and residential construction projects, and because experienced inspectors are reaching retirement age.

Wake Tech offers both CEU credits for inspectors already in the field, as well as classes aspiring inspectors need to be prepared to work in the field of code inspection -- a career with plenty of opportunities. Wake Tech offers building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical inspection; fire code; general contractor exam prep; and administration classes. Search our catalog below, or contact us to inquire about courses that may not be currently listed.

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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Building Standard Inspection Level II
Name
COD-3106A3
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 36 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Contractors, Construction Personnel, Building Inspectors, Home Owners, Real Estate Personnel and City, County, and State Personnel
Description
This course trains the Building Level 2 Code Enforcement Official who is responsible for plan review and inspection of residential and commercial construction up to 60,000 square feet. The forty-hour course includes code enforcement instruction in building and occupancy classifications, accessibility, and special inspections for structural and foundation characteristics. Successful participants may request pre-qualification for the NC Building Level 2 Code Enforcement Exam through the Code Qualifications Board.
Course Objectives
  1. ... understand the structure and requirements of the North Carolina Building Code.
  2. ... be able to determine code compliance when submitting/evaluating applications for permits, performing site inspections and/or conducting plan reviews when applicable.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Administration, Use and Occupancy Classification, Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy, General Building Heights and Areas
  2. Types of Construction, Fire Resistance Rated Construction, Fire Protection Systems
  3. Means of Egress
  4. Accessibility, Structural Design, Structural Tests and Special Inspections, Soils and Foundations, Concrete
  5. Steel, Glass and Glazing, Plastic, Elevators and Conveying Systems, Final Examination (2 Hrs)
Contact Hours
40
CEU's
4
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Yes
Certification
NC Code Officials Qualification Board
Website URL
http://www.ncdoi.com/OSFM/Engineering_and_Codes/Default.aspx?field1=Code_Officials_Qualification_Board_USER&user=Code_Officials_Qualification_Board
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Upon successful completion of this class and in conjunction with other requirements as set forth by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, students will be able to sit for the Building Standard Level ll exam.
  2. Upon successfully passing the State exam and by complying to the rules as stated in Section 11 NCAC 08.0706 of the NC Code Officials Qualification Board Regulations, a standard certificate will be issued.
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Text and Supplies Needed
2018 North Carolina Building Code
2018 North Carolina Residential Code
2018 Manufactured Housing Code
or the most current versions of each of the respective code enforcement manuals.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
None
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Minimum passing score of 70% on end of course exam
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board Accredited School
North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board Approved Coursework
North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board Certified Instructor and
Successful completion of an instructor training workshop conducted by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board
Intended Audience
Contractors, Construction Personnel, Building Inspectors, Home Owners, Real Estate Personnel and City, County, and State Personnel
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Building Inspector ll, Home Inspectors, Real Estate Professionals, City, County and State Officials
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Yes
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Building Inspector ll
  • Real Estate
  • Home Inspectors
  • Planning Departments
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Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department
919-866-7221