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CPE Construction Program

Advance your career in the construction industry! Classes are open to anyone with an interest in construction and mandatory for those desiring licensure in any UCC area. UCC classes may have up to 75% tuition reimbursement upon successful completion of the course.

Continuing & Professional Education offers courses that meet the education requirements for licensure of New Jersey technical assistants. The NJ Department of Community Affairs DCA, pursuant to NJAC 5:23 UCC regulations, oversees licensing. Use this link for a complete listing of all courses offered in NJ.

Tuition reimbursement may be available for partial refund of tuition. To be eligible, you must complete the UCC course successfully and have a log number or a UCC license.

Upon applying for a license and paying the application fee, the Licensing Unit gives the log number. The college collects tuition reimbursement information and submits it to the DCA. Call the DCA’s Licensing Unit at 609-984-7834 for information.

Technical Licenses: Technical Assistant Certification

Required Textbooks

1. NJ Construction Codes

2. NJ Municipal Procedures Manual

Books take 4-6 weeks for delivery.

Order in advance @609-984-0040.

4.5 CEU

Learn more about NJAC § 5:23-5.1
Learn more about the Technical Licenses/Technical Assistant Certification.

Course cost, start dates, and meeting times are listed on page 36 of our Spring Catalog.

Learn basic, practical math & measurement skills required on a job site to work with craftsmen. We cover basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and measurements. 0.6 CEU

Course cost, start dates, and meeting times are listed on page 37 of our Spring Catalog.

Our course is designed for workers who interface with clients, homeowners, or third parties.
Learn to project a professional, friendly environment on the job site that wows your client. 0.3 CEU

Course cost, start dates, and meeting times are listed on page 37 of our Spring Catalog.

Our course meets the educational requirements for licensure as a fire protection ICS Inspector.

We provide you with instruction in administrative & technical areas using the specified texts as they apply to plan review of Class II & Class III structures and the inspection of all structures as established in the Uniform Construction Code UCC.

REQUIRED: Textbooks

  • 2015 New Jersey Uniform Construction Code
  • 2015 International Building Code

International Residential Code-$180.00 to purchase the building & residential codes together

  • 2015 International Fire Code $116.00
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code $63.50
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code $63.50
  • 2014 NFPA 70, National Electrical Code $86.50

Order IBC & IMC from International Code Council ICC at 888-422-7233 or www.iccsafe.org
UCC from Department of Community Affairs at 609-984-0040 and NFPA codes at www.nfpa.org. 12.00 CEU

We offer this course during the Fall Semester.

Our 60-hour program prepares you to obtain the licensing in the Fire Protection discipline of the NJ UCC, after you have completed Fire Protection ICS (CD 496).

The HHS class is for high-rise and hazardous structures only as stated in NJAC 5:23-5. Course work includes the building use groups, types of construction, height & area, fire protection systems, and means of egress.

Learn when the building codes require such systems and equipment in new or renovated structures along with the standards for systems installations & acceptance testing.

Textbooks

  • New Jersey Uniform Construction Code 2015
  • International Building Code 2015
  • International Residential Code
  • $180.00 to purchase the building & residential codes together
  • 2015 International Fire Code $116.00
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code $63.50
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code $63.50
  • 2014 NFPA 70 National Electrical Code $86.50.
  • Order IBC & IMC from International Code Council ICC at 888-422-7233 or www.iccsafe.org
  • UCC from Department of Community Affairs at 609-984-0040 or www.state.nj.us/dca/codes
  • NFPA codes at www.nfpa.org.

Textbooks must be current editions. 6 CEU

Course cost, start dates, and meeting times are listed on page 37 of our Spring Catalog.

You must possess at least 1 technical license in order to take this course.

We divide our 45-hour course into 3 main areas.

  • Administration
  • Legal Aspects of Code Enforcement
  • Related Legislation

Duties include reviewing construction documents and building plans for sub-code compliance.

You must order the textbook, UCC Book, @609-984-0040 for first class.

We offer this course during the Fall Semester.

This general industry course applies to employees in factories, warehouses, and all other industrial locations.
An OSHA-authorized instructor teaches the course.
It provides both entry level and experienced workers instruction in the following areas.

• Introduction to OSHA
• Confined Spaces
• Control of Hazardous Energy LockOut/TagOut
• Electrical Safety
• Fire Protection & Exit Routes
• Hazard Communication
• Materials Handling
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Walking/Working Surfaces & Fall Protection

Receive the official OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Card approximately 4-6 weeks after successfully completing this 10-hour course.

An OSHA-authorized instructor teaches this outreach training program. It provides both entry level and experienced construction workers instruction in the following topics.

• Introduction to OSHA
• Electrical Safety
• Excavation & Trenching
• Fall Protection
• Focus Four Topics
• Hand & Power Tools
• Health Hazards
• Materials Handling
• Personal Protective Equipment

Receive the official OSHA 10-Hour Construction Card approximately 4-6 weeks after successfully completing this 10-hour course.

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