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 spring 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 codeslicensing@dca.state.nj.us.

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.

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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 beginning January 28, 2019
    (Ending May 20, 2019)
    6-9 p.m.

Construction Official

This course introduces inspectors and subcode officials to the role of the construction official. Topics will include office organization, purpose and fundamentals of code enforcement, procedures for processing cases, administrative hearings, records maintenance and housing maintenance. (4.5 CEUs)

CONS-122 (45 Hours)
Fee: $399 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Wednesdays beginning January 30, 2019
    (Ending May 8, 2019)
    6-9:30 p.m.

Building 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. (7.5 CEUs)

CONS-203 (75 Hours)
Fee: $649 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning February 21, 2019
    (Ending May 16, 2019)
    6-9 p.m.