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NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CODE ENFORCEMENT BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM
JANUARY – JULY 2017

 

A building safety inspector performs fire safety and property maintenance inspections on existing buildings. To receive a building safety inspector certification, an individual must complete Courses 9A16, 9B16 and 9C16. These courses must be completed within 18 months of your appointment date to the position or within 18 months from the date of the first training course attended, whichever is the shorter. Failure to complete these courses within that time frame will result in the forfeiture of the accrued basic code enforcement training credit.

A code enforcement official performs any enforcement activity. To receive a code enforcement official certification, an individual must complete Course 9A16, 9B16, 9C16, 9D16, 9E16 and 9F16. These courses must be completed within 18 months of your appointment date to the position or within 18 months from the date of the first training course attended, whichever is the shorter. Failure to complete these courses within that time frame will result in the forfeiture of the accrued basic code enforcement training credit.

Course Names and Descriptions

COURSE 9A16_________________________________

Introduction to Code Enforcement Practices (2016) Part 1 - Regulations, Administration and Enforcement

This program will discuss the role of the Code Enforcement Official and the practices necessary to carry out the job for a local government, including the process; from permit issuance, inspections, records and paperwork, through enforcement actions and legal recourse. In addition, a quick historical side trip will provide a perspective for the laws and regulations which have been enacted to create a uniform statewide approach to code enforcement. This course is designed to provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1 hour final exam.

COURSE 9B16________________________________

Introduction to Code Enforcement Practices (2016) Part 2 - Fire Safe Design Prerequisite: 9A

The focus of this portion of the course is to understand the basic principles which create a building that will endure the effects of fire and enable its occupants to safely escape. The New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code provides this blueprint. This course addresses the basic concepts in the code which establish the minimum construction standards for all new buildings, and demonstrates how the code balances the potential hazards of the occupancy with the benefits of fire resistant construction techniques, notifications and suppression equipment and systems, and proper planning. This course is designed to provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1.5 hour final exam.

COURSE 9C16________________________________

Inspection Procedures for Existing Structures (2016) Prerequisite: Course 9A and 9B

Course 9C will provide the individual with the skills required to conduct inspections of existing buildings using the Fire and the Property Maintenance Codes of New York State. The course will consist of standard lecture on a topic, followed by a virtual inspection, requiring the student to utilize the information gained from the lecture. This course is designed to provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1.5 hour final exam.

COURSE 9D16 ________________________________ General Construction Principles (2016) Prerequisite: Course 9A and 9B

This program will acquaint code enforcement officials with the systems and equipment requirements and the structural requirements of the Code of New York State. In the first module, “Systems and Equipment”, the organization, applicability and content of the Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Plumbing, Energy and Residential Codes of New York Sate will be addressed. The second module, “Structural Requirements”, will consist of basic load and design theory and the resulting structural requirements in the Building and Residential Codes of New York State. This course will provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1.5 hour final exam.

COURSE 9E16________________________________

Residential Code of New York State (2016) Prerequisites: Course 9A, 9B, 9D

This course will address the construction requirements for one and two-family dwellings and low-rise multiple dwellings using the Residential Code of New York State as the compliance method. The program is designed to take the student through the steps of a typical code enforcement permit process, including code research, plan review and the inspection process. This course will provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1.5 hour final exam.

COURSE 9F16 _______________________________ Building Code of New York State (2016) Prerequisite: Course 9A, 9B, 9D, 9E

Course 9F addresses the construction requirements for a commercial structure using the Building Code of New York State as the method of compliance. This program will take the students through a typical plan review process utilizing information from the preceding courses as well as specific code references pertaining to the detailed drawings used for this course. An inspection form following the course outline is included in the student handout material. This course is designed to provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1.5 hour final examination. 

The basic training courses are being offered in the locations listed below. The exact location will be emailed to you if you are confirmed for the course. Individuals that are accepted into Course 9A16 and apply for the entire sequence at one location will be guaranteed a reservation in that sequence.

Nassau County Sequence (Westbury)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0795

February 7 – 9, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0798

March 14 – 16, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0797

April 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Rockland County Sequence (Pomona)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0796

February 7 – 9, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0797

March 14 – 16, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0798

April 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Erie County Sequence (Cheektowaga)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0797

February 7 – 9, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0796

February 28 - March 2, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0794

March 28 -30, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Suffolk County Sequence (Yaphank)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0798

February 14 – 16, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0799

March 21 – 23, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0799

May 2 – 4, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Onondaga County Sequence (Clay)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0799

February 14 – 16, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0800

March 21 – 23, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0796

April 18 – 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Schuyler County Sequence (Montour Falls)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0800

February 22 - 24, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0801

March 21 – 23, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0795

April 18 - 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Albany County Sequence (Loudonville)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9B16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9C16

This course was offered in 2016

 

9D16-0801

February 28 - March 2, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0802

April 4 - 6, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0800

May 23 – 25, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Schenectady County Sequence (Niskayuna)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0910

January 18 – 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0807

February 22 - 24, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0806

March 21 – 23, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0802

April 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0803

May 31 - June 2, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0801

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Nassau County Sequence (Westbury)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0911

January 24 – 26, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0808

March 7 – 9, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0807

April 4 – 6, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0803

May 9 – 11, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0804

June 13 – 15, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0802

July 18 – 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

 

Monroe County Sequence (Henrietta)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0912

January 24 – 26, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0809

March 7 – 9, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0808

April 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0804

May 16 – 18, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0805

June 20 – 22, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0803

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Suffolk County Sequence (Brookhaven)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0913

February 28 - March 2, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0810

March 28 – 30, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0810

May 9 – 11, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0806

June 13 – 15, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0807

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0806

August 8 – 10, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Orange County Sequence (New Hampton)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0914

February 28 - March 2, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0811

April 4 – 6, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0809

May 2 - 4, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0805

May 30 - June 1, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0806

June 27 - 29, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0804

August 1 – 3, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Albany County Sequence (Loudonville)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0915

April 19 – 21, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0812

May 16 – 18, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0811

June 20 – 22, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0808

July 18 - 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9F16

Dates will be announced in May

 

 

Erie County Sequence (Cheektowaga)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0916

April 25 – 27, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0813

May 30 – June 1, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0812

June 27 – 29, 2017

8am – 4pm

9D16-0809

August 8 – 10, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9F16

Dates will be announced in May

 

 

Onondaga County Sequence (Clay)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0917

May 9 – 11, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0814

June 6 – 8, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0814

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9E16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9F16

Dates will be announced in May

 

 

Westchester County Sequence (Valhalla)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0918

May 9 – 11, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0815

June 6 – 8, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0815

July 18 – 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9E16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9F16

Dates will be announced in May

 

 

Nassau County Sequence (Westbury)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0919

May 23 – 25, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0817

June 20 – 22, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0816

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9E16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9F16

Dates will be announced in May

 

 

Schuyler County Sequence (Montour Falls)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0920

May 23 - 25, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0816

June 13 – 15, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0813

June 27 – 29, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0807

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0808

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0805

August 8 – 10, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

North Country Sequence (Malone)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0921

June 6 – 8, 2017

8am - 4pm

9B16-0818

June 27 – 29, 2017

8am - 4pm

9C16-0817

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9E16

Dates will be announced in May

 

9F16

Dates will be announced in May

 

 

New York State Uniform Code and Energy Code Supplements are required for the basic training courses. These supplements include New York State Amendments to the International Codes. A link for both of these supplements is available by going to the following site on our web page:

http://www.dos.ny.gov/dcea/CodeUpdate.html (The supplements are located at the bottom of the page.) 

Uniform and Energy Code Books are required for each of the basic training courses. Please use the table below to determine which books are needed for each course. Under the title of the basic training course, an X is provided next to each code book that will be used in that course. Please note that you must have the exact edition or printing of each book as indicated below. Please contact the International Code Council at 1-800-786-4452 to order these books.

Inventory Item#

Required Code Books for Basic Courses

Course 9A16

Course 9B16

Course 9C16

Course 9D16

Course 9E16

Course 9F16

3000S15NY

2015 International Building Code, 3rd printing as adopted by New York State

X

X

 

X

 

X

3100S15NY

2015 International Residential Code, 2nd printing as adopted by New York State

     

X

X

 

3400S15NY

2015 International Fire Code, 3rd edition as adopted by

New York State

 

X

X

   

X

3800S15NY 

2015 International Energy Conservation Code, 2nd edition as adopted by New York State

     

X

 

X

3550S15NY

2015 International Existing Building Code, 5th printing as adopted by New York State

   

X

     

3500S15NY

2015 International Property Maintenance Code,

4th printing as adopted by New York State

   

X

     

3200S15NY

2015 International Plumbing Code, 3rd printing as adopted by New York State

     

X

 

X

3300S15NY

2015 International Mechanical Code, 3rd printing as adopted by New York State

     

X

   

3600S15NY

2015 International Fuel Gas Code, 3rd edition as adopted by New York State

     

X

   




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