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. Software is not included with the purchase of the course, unless otherwise specified. Students are responsible for the purchase and installation of the necessary course software. **