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The four instructors in the Educational Services Unit travel throughout New York State providing the basic training required for initial certification as a Code Enforcement Official (CEO), and developing and delivering in-service training programs for maintaining that certification. Instructors also participate in and/or attend numerous conferences and seminars offered throughout the year.

While priority for seats in BSC courses is given to code enforcement officials, where space allows, design professionals, builders and contractors, and the general public are welcome to attend.

Courses offered by BSC staff are accredited for CEU's by the New York State Education Department.

The Educational Services Unit also reviews and approves Code-related courses submitted by private providers for in-service credit.

NEW - Summary of the New Code Enforcement Training Requirements and New Forms - Effective January 1, 2015

For More Information, Contact:
        John R. Addario, P.E.
        Assistant Director of Educational Services
        New York State Department of State Division of Building Standards and Codes
        One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1160, Albany, NY 12231
        Phone: (518) 474-4073
        Fax: (518) 474-5788