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Construction Code Courses offered this summer at Union County College

CRANFORD – The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering Uniform Construction Code courses this semester for individuals interested in construction and licensure. These programs have been approved by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

The Building Inspector I.C.S. course is a 75 hour program which provides students with the educational information on building code requirements for medium-sized industrial and commercial structures. The course will cover building construction, foundation, design, wood and steel frame construction, fire resistance rating, requirements for building sub code, testing material and uniform construction code. The course will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from June 15 through September 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The tuition fee is $525.

The Sub code Official course reviews the duties and responsibilities of the Sub Code Official and discusses administration and legal aspects of code enforcement. Students will learn how to review construction documents and building plans for sub code compliance. The course will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from July 30 through September 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The tuition fee is $450, and students must already have a technical license (i.e., R.C.S., I.C.S., or H.H.S.) to enroll.

These courses will be held at the College’s Elizabeth campus located at 40 West Jersey Street. For more information on these classes, please view the Continuing Education catalog online at www.ucc.edu/noncredit.  To register online, visit http://www.ucc.edu/noncredit/instantenrollment.aspx. One can also enroll by calling the Office of Continuing Education at (908) 709-7600 or by visiting the office on the Cranford campus.

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