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NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CODE ENFORCEMENT BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM
JULY - DECEMBER 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.

Schenectady County Sequence  (Niskayuna)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0910

This course was held in January

9B16-0807

This course was held in February

9C16-0806

This course was held in March

9D16-0802

This course was held in April

9E16-0803

This course was held in May

9F16-0801

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Nassau County Sequence  (Westbury)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0911

This course was held in January

9B16-0808

This course was held in March

9C16-0807

This course was held in April

9D16-0803

This course was held in May

9E16-0804

This course was held in June

9F16-0802

July 18 – 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Monroe County Sequence  (Henrietta)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0912

This course was held in January

9B16-0809

This course was held in March

9C16-0808

This course was held in April

9D16-0804

This course was held in May

9E16-0805

This course was held in June

9F16-0803

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Onondaga County Sequence   (Clay)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0917

This course was held in May

9B16-0814

This course was held in June

9C16-0814

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0811

August 15 – 17, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-0812

September 19 – 21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9F16-0810

October 24 – 26, 2017

8am – 4pm

 

Schuyler County Sequence  (Montour Falls)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0920

This course was held in May

9B16-0816

This course was held in June

9C16-0813

This course was held in June

9D16-0807

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0808

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0805

August 8 – 10, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Suffolk County Sequence   (Brookhaven)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0913

This course was held in March

9B16-0810

This course was held in March

9C16-0810

This course was held in May

9D16-0806

This course was held in June

9E16-0807

July 11 – 13, 2017

8am - 4pm

9F16-0806

August 8 – 10, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Albany County Sequence   (Loudonville)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0915

This course was held in April 

9B16-0812

This course was held in May

9C16-0811

This course was held in June

9D16-0808

July 18 - 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0809

August 15 – 17, 2017

8am – 4pm

9F16-0807

September 26 - 28, 2017

8am – 4pm

 

Westchester County Sequence  (Valhalla)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0918

This course was held in May

9B16-0815

This course was held in June

9C16-0815

July 18 – 20, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0810

August 15 – 17, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-0811

September 12 -14, 2017

8am – 4pm

9F16-0809

October 17 – 19, 2017

8am – 4pm

 

Nassau County Sequence  (Westbury)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0919

This course was held in May

9B16-0817

This course was held in June

9C16-0816

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0812

August 29 – 31, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-0813

October 3 – 5, 2017

8am – 4pm

9F16-0811

October 31 – November 2, 2017

8am – 4pm

 

North Country Sequence  (Malone)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0921

This course was held in June

 

9B16-0818

This course was held in June

9C16-0817

July 25 – 27, 2017

8am - 4pm

9D16-0813

September 12 – 14, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-0814

October 3 – 5, 2017

8am – 4pm

9F16-0812

October 31 – November 2, 2017

8am – 4pm

 

Orange County Sequence   (New Hampton)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0914

This course was held in March

9B16-0811

This course was held in April

9C16-0809

This course was held in May

9D16-0805

This course was held in June

9E16-0806

This course was held in June

9F16-0804

August 1 – 3, 2017

8am - 4pm

 

Erie County Sequence  (Cheektowaga)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0916

This course was held in April 

8am – 4pm

9B16-0813

This course was held in May

8am – 4pm

9C16-0812

This course was held in June

8am – 4pm

9D16-0809

August 8 – 10, 2017

8am - 4pm

9E16-0810

August 28 – 30, 2017**

8am – 4pm

9F16-0808

September 26 – 28, 2017

8am – 4pm

**Please note this is a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

 

Albany County Sequence  (Latham)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0923

August 15 – 17, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0820

September 26 – 28, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0818

October 11 – 13, 2017**

8am – 4pm

9D16-0815

November 28 – 30, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

**Please note this is a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

 

Erie County Sequence  (Cheektowaga)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0924

August 22 - 24, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0819

September 19 - 21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0819

October 17 - 19, 2017

8am – 4pm

9D16-0814

November 14 – 16, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Long Island Sequence  (Hauppauge)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0925

August 29 -31, 2017

9am – 5pm

9B16-0821

September 26 – 28, 2017

9am – 5pm

9C16-0820

October 24 - 26, 2017

9am – 5pm

9D16-0816

December 19 - 21, 2017

9am – 5pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

Please note course times are 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Albany County Sequence  (Voorheesville)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0926

September 5 - 7, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0822

October 10 - 12, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0821

October 31 - November  2, 2017

8am – 4pm

9D16-0817

December 19 – 21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Sullivan County Sequence  (Monticello)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0927

September 5 - 7, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0823

October 10 - 12, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0822

November 28 - 30, 2017

8am – 4pm

9D16-0818

December 19 – 21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Onondaga County Sequence  (Clay)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0928

September 12 - 14, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0824

October 17 - 19, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0823

November 28 - 30, 2017

8am – 4pm

9D16-

Dates will be announced in November

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Westchester County Sequence  (Valhalla)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0929

October 24 - 26, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0825

December 5 - 7, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16

Dates will be announced in November

 

9D16-

Dates will be announced in November

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Schuyler County Sequence  (Montour Falls)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0930

November 28 - 30, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0826

December 12 – 14, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16

Dates will be announced in November

 

9D16-

Dates will be announced in November

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Cattaraugus County Sequence  (Olean)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0931

December 4 - 6, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16

Dates will be announced in November

 

9C16

Dates will be announced in November

 

9D16-

Dates will be announced in November

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

 

Monroe County Sequence  (Rochester)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0932

December 19 -21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16

Dates will be announced in November

 

9C16

Dates will be announced in November

 

9D16-

Dates will be announced in November

9E16-

Dates will be announced in November

9F16-

Dates will be announced in November

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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