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Online Code Training

Some approved In-service Code training programs are available online. These courses are approved by DBSC.

Online training is recognized as an acceptable format and means of obtaining up to 24 hours of New York State Code Enforcement In-service Training annually.

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Any costs incurred by participating in these programs are the responsibility of the participant.

The 2015 Training Regulations now require at least 3 hours of approved training in the following topics:

Topic 1 - Code Enforcement and Administration

Topic 2 - Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code

Topic 3 - Energy Conservation Construction Code


Approved Online Courses

Although many courses may be available from the listed providers, only those programs specifically listed on this webpage have been pre-approved. Unapproved online classes can still be used toward Professional Development Electives.

Simpson Strong-Tie
Click here for the online courses listed below, course description and registration pageExternal Link
Course Title CEU's
Concrete Repair Installation Topic 2 -2 hours 2
Concrete Repair Design Topic 2 -2 hours 2
Shear Wall Design with 2015 SDPWS Topic 2 - 2 hours 2
Soft Story Retrofit Topic 2 - 3 hour 3
Diaphragm Design with 2015 SDPWS Topic 2 - 1 hour 1
Wood, Steel and Concrete Deterioration Topic 2 - 1 hour 1
Deck Building - Beginner On-Line Course Topic 2 - 1 hour 1
Wind Design with ASCE 7 Topic 2 - 2 hours 2
Wind Design with the 2015 WFCM Topic 1 - 1 hour 1
Strengthening with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Topic 2 – 1 hour
This course was formerly known as: Composite Strengthening of Structural Concrete Elements
Boring and Notching in Wood Frame Construction Topic 1 - 1 hour 1
Wall Bracing for Wind Design with the 2015 IRC Topic 1- 1 hour 1

For calendar year 2018, you must take online courses with a course code that begins with “NY18.”  Please make sure to start and finish the course in the same calendar year.  Do not restart courses from your Transcript from a previous calendar year.  You will not get in-service credit for course codes that do not match the current calendar year.


FEMA EMI Online Courses
For more information on these courses and how to apply toward in-service CEO credit click here
Course Title Credit Hours
IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command Systems, ICS-100
Topic 2 – 1 hour
1hrs Credit
IS-200.b ICS for Single resources and Initial Action Incidents
Topic 2 – 1 hour
1hrs Credit
IS-700.a NIMS An Introduction
Topic 2 – 1 hour
1hrs Credit