Code Official Continuing Education Courses

Code Official Overview of Building Trades | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00223

8 Specialty Hours | Online HD Video Course | Instructor:  Scott Corbat This course is approved for 8 hours specialty for Building Inspectors, Building Officials and Plan Reviewers.  It provides an overview of building trade skills and outlines the fundamental requirements involved in residential construction or remodeling.

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$89.00
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Code Official Successful Site Design and Michigan Energy Code | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00221

6 Plan Review Hours | Online Video and Narrated Course | Instructors:  Wayde Hoppe and J. MacDowell
Learn to navigate through the challenges and pit falls of site development without compromising building design and also the new changes to the Michigan Uniform Energy Code.  Approved for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers.

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$69.00
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Code Official Business of Building | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00216

6 Administration Hours | Online HD Video Course | Instructor:  Scott Corbat
Gain an understanding of the Code of Conduct and your responsibilities as a business owner and how to maneuver through new business startup stages.  This course fulfills 6 hours for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers.

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$69.00
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Code Official Building Green #CP-18-00224

6 Specialty Hours | Online HD Video Course | Instructor:  Scott Corbat
Learn methods of green building that allow homes to have less impact on the environment while providing great economic benefits to the homeowner and also the importance of incorporating them into their building projects.

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$69.00
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Code Official 2015 Residential Code Review | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00220

6 Technical Hours | Online HD Video Course | Instructor:  J. MacDowell
The 2015 MRC establishes minimum requirements for one and two family dwellings.  This course is a review of the codes required for residential construction and focuses on the 2015 Michigan Residential Code Book and the latest changes.  Approved for all Registrant Categories.

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$69.00
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Code Official Responsibilities of Building Officials | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00217

4 Administration Hours | Online Video Course | Instructor:  J. MacDowell
Registered building inspectors are required to have experience in the construction industry and demonstrate ability to perform inspections throughout all phases of construction.  Approved for all Registrant categories.

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$49.00
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Code Official Recreational Facilities and Construction Documents | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00222

4 Plan Review Hours | Online HD Video and Narrated Course | Instructor:  Rodger Peck
his course covers the ADA requirements for amusement parks, fitness equipment, and other recreation facilities as well as documentation and coordination of the plan review process and is approved for 4 hours of Plan Review

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$49.00
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Code Official Positive Communication Strategies | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00218

1 Communication Hour | Online Fully Narrated Course | Instructor:  J. MacDowell
Learn strong interpersonal and communication skills that will foster effective, cooperative working relationships and strategies used to create a positive work environment.  Approved for all Registrant Categories.

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$19.00
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Code Official Inspection and Complaint Process | Michigan Approval #CP-18-00215

1 Communication Hour | Online Video Course | Instructor:  J. MacDowell
Building officials often inform, advise and resolve conflicts between the local jurisdictions, architects, contractors and homeowners with regard to code compliance.  This course addresses the process of inspection, complaints and violations.

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$19.00
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Michigan Code Official Frequently Asked Questions

When is my license due for renewal?

Licenses are due for renewal every 3-years by September 16th.

How do I become a Registered Building Code Official, Inspector or Plan Reviewer?
  1. You must first be hired by a municipality.
  2. Fill out the application provided by the State and submit within 30 days.
    (Page #2 of this application gives further information on specific requirements.)
Do you report my continued education completion to the state of Michigan?

No, the state of Michigan does not require continuing education be submitted unless they perform an audit. We will keep track of your records for 6-years at no extra cost.

What is the renewal process for Michigan Code Officials?
  1. Licensees will receive a statement at the end of April. The statement will show the continuing education hours and courses the licensed individual has completed their license cycle.
    Continuing education will need to be completed and submitted before renewing your license.  The State of Michigan MUST receive your continuing education no later than 5 p.m. on September 16th.  As an approved provider, we submit proof of completing your continuing education to the State of Michigan.  If your continuing education is completed prior to 3:30 p.m. on September 16th, we will be able to submit your continuing education on time.
  2. Around the end of July/ early August, renewal notices will be sent to licensees.
  3. Licenses will need to be renewed before September 16th of the renewal year.
Who do I contact at the State level for questions regarding my continued education?

Please contact the Bureau of Construction Codes:

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Construction Codes
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-10575—,00.html

Building Division
Phone: 517-241-7053

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