Code Training | New Construction Inspection

60 Hours / Unlimited / Mentor Supported

Course Overview:

If you are interested in working for your local city/municipality/county as a building inspector, use our materials to prepare for the International Code Council’s (ICC®) Examination. Learn code provisions from our DVDs of actual real-life scenes and defects. With these DVDs, you will be familiar with what you are inspecting when you get out on site. Also, use our extensive, specially designed and field-tested IRC® Index to increase your chances of passing the ICC® certification exams.

Course Outline:

  • 11-Volume DVD Series Code/New Construction Inspection Training. Topics include: General Types of Construction, Footings and Foundations, Building Interior, Building Exterior, Electrical Interior, Electrical Exterior, Supply Plumbing, Drainage Plumbing, General HVAC, Air Conditioning, Unit Related HVAC
  • Manual for The New Construction Training Series (450 pages). This manual contains a bound, removable ICC Exam Reference Book that is code cross-referenced, extensively indexed, and can be used when taking the ICC exams. The manual also gives the reasoning behind wood framing and structural issues--almost 400 illustrations
  • 3-Volume DVD Series Classroom, In-the-Field Training. These DVDs have in-the-field training that takes you out to actual construction sites.
    - Take virtually the same tours of homes at various stages of construction as provided to the students in our classroom.
    - Listen to our instructor provide detailed explanations of the defects that were found in a home at the "4-way" or "rough" stage of construction.
  • Homework that accompanies the DVDs and manual. Complete the homework and earn a diploma as documentation that you have completed training.
  • Our IRC Index to help find items faster in code books.

No computer needed—just use the DVD player connected to your television.

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
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**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**