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Building Standard Inspection Level III
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 41 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
277203 Public Safety Education Campus 08/12/2023 08/26/2023 M. Hejduk $150.00 10/16
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
This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all types of construction of unlimited size. It is built on information presented in the Building Levels I and II Standard Inspection courses.
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, Interior Environment, Structural Design, Structural Tests and Special Inspections, Soils and Foundations, Concrete
  5. Steel, Glass and Glazing, Plastic, Emergency and Standby Power, Special Construction, Elevators and Conveying Systems, Encroachments into the Public Right-of-way, Safeguards During Construction
  6. Final Examination (2 Hrs)
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
NC Code Officials Qualification Board
Website URL
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 lll 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
Text and Supplies Needed
2012 North Carolina Building Code
2012 North Carolina Residential Code
2012 Manufactured Housing Code
or the then most current versions
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
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 Level lll; Home Inspectors; Real Estate Professionals; City, County and State Planning and Real Estate Officials
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Building Inspector
  • Real Estate
  • Home Inspectors
  • Planning Departments
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Course Contact Information
Vocational Training Department