72 Hour COMPLETE Building Official, Inspector & Plan Reviewer Course Package | Michigan Code Officials

This package fulfills all 72 hours of continuing education requirements for those licensed as a Building Official, Building Inspector, and Plan Reviewer ($864 Value)

  • Technical:  24 hrs
  • Specialty:  18 hrs
  • Administrative:  16 hrs
  • Plan Review:  12 hrs
  • Communication:  2 hr
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$648.00
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50 Hour COMPLETE Building Official Course Package | Michigan Code Officials

This package fulfills all 50 hours of continuing education requirements for Building Officials ($590 Value)

  • Administrative:  16 hrs
  • Communication:  2 hr
  • Technical:  24 hrs
  • Specialty:  8 hrs
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$449.00
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47 Hour COMPLETE Building Inspector Course Package | Michigan Code Official

This package fulfills all 47 hours of continuing education for Building Inspectors ($551 Value)

  • Administrative:  4 hrs
  • Communication:  1 hr
  • Technical:  24 hrs
  • Specialty:  18 hrs
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$419.00
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47 Hour COMPLETE Plan Reviewer Course Package | Michigan Code Official

This package fulfills all 47 hours of continuing education for Plan Reviewers ($560 Value)

  • Administrative:  4 hrs
  • Communication:  1 hr
  • Technical:  24 hrs
  • Specialty:  6 hrs
  • Plan Review:  12 hrs
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$419.00
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24 Hour Technical Course Package | Michigan Code Officials

This package fulfills all 24 hours of Technical education for Building Inspectors, Building Officials and Plan Reviewers and contains the following courses ($276 value)

  • 6-hour Technical I: Building Construction 2015 MRC #CP-19-00024  (6 hr Technical)
  • 6-hour Technical II Building Construction 2015 MRC #CP-19-00023 (6 hr Technical)
  • 6-hour  ANSI A117.1-09  #CP-19-00032 (6 hr Technical)
  • 6-hour  Residential Code Review  #CP-18-00220 (6 hr Technical)
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$239.00
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18 Hour Specialty Course Package| Michigan Code Officials

This package fulfills all 18 hours toward Specialty Category of continuing education for Building Inspectors and contains the following courses ($207 value)

  • 8-hour  Overview of Building Trades  #CP-18-00217 (8 hr Specialty)
  • 6-hour  Building Green  #CP-18-00224 (6 hr Specialty)
  • 2-hour  Drier By Design - Designing to Keep Water Out  #CP-19-00021 (2 hr Specialty)
  • 2-hour  Successful Use of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings  #CP-19-00020 (2 hr Specialty)
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$179.00
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16 Hour Administrative Course Package | Michigan Code Officials

This package fulfills all 16 hours of Administrative Category continuing education for Building Officials and contains the following ($187 value)

  • 6-hour   Business of Building #CP-18-00216 (6 hr Administrative)
  • 6-hour  Administration and Enforcement Review #CP-19-00050  (6 hr Administrative)
  • 4-hour   Responsibilities of Building Officials #CP-18-00217 (4 hr Administrative)
  • Includes Free Video Instructions on How to Market Your Construction Company on Social Media

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$159.00
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12 Hour Plan Review Package | Michigan Code Officials

This package fulfills all 12 hours of Plan Review Category continuing education for Plan Reviewers and contains the following courses ($147 value)

  • 6-hour  Successful Site Design and Michigan Energy Code  #CP-18-00221 (6 hr Plan Review)
  • 4-hour  Recreational Facilities and Construction Documents  #CP-18-00222 (4 hr Plan Review)
  • 2-hour  Construction Documents for Successful Projects  #CP-19-00019 (2 hr Plan Review)
  • Free Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

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$119.00
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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 Technical I: Building Construction 2015 MRC | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00024

6 Technical Hours | Online Narrated Class | Instructor: J. MacDowell
This course is a review of building construction and techniques, including the related 2015 Michigan Residential Code and covers Footings and Foundations, Concrete, Carpentry, and Masonry.

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$69.00
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Code Official Technical II Building Construction 2015 MRC | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00023

6 Technical Hours | Online Narrated Class | Instructor: J. MacDowell
This course is a review of building construction and techniques, including the related 2015 Michigan Residential Code and covers Roofing, Insulation, Ventilation, Windows, Doors and Skylights, Siding, Interior and Exterior Finishes and Specialities.

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$69.00
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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 ANSI A117.1-09 | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00032

6 Technical Hours | Online Narrated Class | Instructor: J. MacDowell
This course provides an overview of the ANSI A117.1-09 requirements for newly designed and constructed government, public and commercial facilities.  After completing this course, participants will be able to recognize what components comply with standards, know requirements for clearance and accessible routes, and outline at least one design strategy based on these standards.

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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 Administration and Enforcement Review | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00050

6 Administration Hours | Online Video Course | Instructor:  J. MacDowell
This course outlines the administrative process involved in inspections, the investigation of complaints, and the enforcement of the applicable codes.  It will also review best practices when evaluating construction projects that may have unusual circumstances or alternative materials, design or methods.

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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
This 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 Successful Use of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00020

2 Specialty Hours | Online  Narrated Course | Instructor:  Wayde Hoppe
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of using a pre-engineered metal building and why PEMB's are economical.  This course will cover foundations, building envelope and systems, industrial equipment and code considerations.

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$29.00
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Code Official Drier By Design - Designing to Keep Water Out | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00021

2 Specialty Hours | Online Narrated Class | Instructor: Paul Spite
Gain basic understanding of how water migrates, behaves and the typical sources of excess moisture.  Learn how to prevent unwanted moisture through planning, design, construction, post construction and through control of condensation.

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$29.00
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Code Official Construction Documents for Successful Projects | Michigan Approval #CP-19-00019

2 Plan Review Hours | Online  Narrated Course | Instructor:  Wayde Hoppe
Learn to integrate design concepts with current codes and how to identify code related issues while turning your customers goals and aspirations into a safe and cost-effective project.

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$29.00
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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

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

  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.)

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.

  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.

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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