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NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CODE ENFORCEMENT BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM
January - July 2018

 

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 International Fire Code and the International Property Maintenance Codes. 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 Uniform Code.  In the first module, “Systems and Equipment”, the organization, applicability and content of the International Mechanical Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Plumbing Code, International Energy Conservation Construction Code and International Residential Code will be addressed.  The second module, “Structural Requirements”, will consist of basic load and design theory and the resulting structural requirements in the International Building Code and International Residential Code. This course will provide 21 hours of classroom training including a 1.5 hour final exam.

COURSE 9E16________________________________
Residential Construction (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 International Residential Code 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 Construction (2016)
Prerequisite: Course 9A, 9B, 9D, 9E

Course 9F addresses the construction requirements for a commercial structure using the International Building Code 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.

Westchester County Sequence (Valhalla)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0929

Offered in October 2017

9B16-0825

December 5 - 7, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0824

January 23 – 25, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-0820

March 6 – 8, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-0823

April 24 – 26, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0821

June 12 – 14, 2018

8am - 4pm

 

Schuyler County Sequence (Montour Falls)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0930

Offered in November 2017

9B16-0826

December 12 – 14, 2017

8am – 4pm

9C16-0825

January 30 – February 1, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-0822

March 20 – 22, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-0822

April 17 – 19, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0820

May 22 – 24, 2018

8am - 4pm

 

Sullivan County Sequence (Monticello)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0927

Offered in September 2017

9B16-0823

Offered in October 2017

9C16-0822

Offered in November 2017

9D16-0818

December 19 – 21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-0815

January 9 - 11, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0813

February 20 - 22, 2018

8am - 4pm

 

Albany County Sequence (Voorheesville)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0926

Offered in September 2017

9B16-0822

Offered in October 2017

9C16-0821

Offered in November 2017

 

9D16-0817

December 19 – 21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9E16-0819

February 6 – 8, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0816

March 27 – 29, 2018

8am – 4pm

 

Long Island Sequence (Hauppauge)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0925

Offered in August 2017

9B16-0821

Offered in September 2017

9C16-0820

Offered in October 2017

9D16-0816

December 19 - 21, 2017

9am – 5pm

9E16-0818

January 30 – February 1, 2018

9am – 5pm

9F16-0818

April 24 – 26, 2018

9am – 5pm

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

Cattaraugus County Sequence (Olean)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0931

Offered in December 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0827

January 9 – 11, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-0826

February 6 – 8, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-0821

March 6 – 8, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-0821

April 3 – 5, 2018

8am - 4pm

9F16-0819

May 8 – 10, 2018

8am - 4pm

 

Erie County Sequence (Cheektowaga)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0924

Offered in August 2017

9B16-0819

Offered in September 2017

9C16-0819

Offered in October 2017

9D16-0814

Offered in November 2017

 

9E16-0816

January 16 – 18, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0814

February 20 – 22, 2018

8am – 4pm

 

Albany County Sequence (Latham)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0923

Offered in August 2017

9B16-0820

Offered in September 2017

9C16-0818

Offered in October 2017

 

9D16-0815

Offered in November 2017

 

9E16-0817

January 22 – 24, 2018**

8am – 4pm

9F16-0815

February 27 – March 1, 2018

8am – 4pm

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

Onondaga County Sequence (Clay)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0928

Offered in September 2017

9B16-0824

Offered in October 2017

9C16-0823

Offered in November 2017

 

9D16-0819

January 23 – 25, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-0820

March 13 – 15, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0817

April 24 – 26, 2018

8am – 4pm

 

Monroe County Sequence (Rochester)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0932

December 19 -21, 2017

8am – 4pm

9B16-0828

February 13 – 15, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-0827

April 10 – 12, 2018

8am - 4pm

9D16-0823

May 15 - 17, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-0824

June 19 – 21, 2018

8am – 4pm

9F16-0822

July 24 – 26, 2018

8am – 4pm

 

Nassau County Sequence (Westbury)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0933

January 9 – 11, 2018

8am – 4pm

9B16-0829

February 27 - March 1, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-0828

April 24 – 26, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-0824

June 19 – 21, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in June

9F16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

 

Suffolk County Sequence (Yaphank)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0934

February 13 – 15, 2018

8am – 4pm

9B16-0830

April 10 – 12, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-0829

June 5 -7, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-0825

July 24 – 26, 2018

8am - 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

9F16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

 

Erie County Sequence ( Cheektowaga)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0936

March 27 – 29, 2018

8am – 4pm

9B16-0832

May 1 – 3, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-0831

June 5 – 7, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

9E16-

Dates will be announced in June

9F16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

Rockland County Sequence (Pomona)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0938

May 15 – 17, 2018

8am – 4pm

9B16-0835

July 10 – 12, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

9D16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

9E16-

Dates will be announced in June

9F16-

Dates will be announced in June

 

Schuyler County Sequence (Montour Falls)

Course #

Date

Time

9A16-0939

June 12 – 14, 2018

8am – 4pm

9B16-0834

June 26 – 28, 2018

8am – 4pm

9C16-0832

July 10 – 12, 2018

8am – 4pm

9D16-0826

July 24 – 26, 2018

8am – 4pm

9E16-

Dates will be announced in June

9F16-

Dates will be announced in June

Course Materials:

New York State Uniform Code and Energy Code Supplements arerequired for the basic training courses.  These supplements include New York State Amendments to the International Codes.  The 2017 Uniform Code Supplement and 2016 Energy Code Supplement can be obtained by clicking here.

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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