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Michigan Building Official Continuing Education

Whether you need all of your Building Official continued education or just want to make up a few hours, we have it available online anytime.  You can even complete your CE on your phone.

Our HD-Video Code Official continuing education courses can be taken on any computer or mobile device 24/7. They are easy to use and will not let you fail. Come and go as you please; the course keeps track of what you complete.  Start immediately and print your certificate of completion as soon as you finish.

COURSE PACKAGES

50-Hour COMPLETE Building Official Course Package

This package fulfills all 50 hours of continuing education requirements for Building Officials:

  • Administrative 16 Hours
  • Communication 2 Hours
  • Technical 24 Hours
  • Specialty 8 Hours

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Price: $449.00

47-Hour COMPLETE Building Inspector Course Package

This package fulfills all 47 hours of continuing education for Building Inspectors:

  • Administrative – 4 Hours
  • Communication – 1 Hour
  • Technical – 24 Hours
  • Specialty – 18 Hours

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Price: $419.00

47-Hour COMPLETE Plan Reviewer Course Package

This package fulfills all 47 hours of continuing education for Plan Reviewers:

  • Administrative – 4 Hours
  • Communication 1 Hour
  • Technical – 24 Hours
  • Plan Review – 12 Hours
  • Specialty – 6 Hours

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Price: $419.00

24-Hour Technical Course Package

This package contains 24 hours toward the Technical requirement and is approved for Michigan Building Inspectors, Building Officials and Plan Reviewers.

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Price: $239.00

18-Hour Specialty Course Package

This package contains 18 hours toward the Special requirement and is approved for the Michigan Building Inspector, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers.

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Price: $179.00

16-Hour Administrative Course Package

This package contains 16 Hours toward the Administrative requirement and is approved for Michigan Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers.

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Price: $159.00

12-Hour Plan Review Package

This package contains 12 hours toward the Plan Review requirement and is approved for Michigan Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers.

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Price: $119.00

 

INDIVIDUAL COURSES

8-Hour Overview of Building Trades for Code Officials

Approval #18294 for 8 Hours Specialty for Building Inspectors, Building Officials and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

Price: $89.00

6-Hour Weatherization and Renewable Energy for Code Officials 

Approval #18295 for 6 Hours Technical for Building Inspectors, Building Officials and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

 
Price: $69.00

6-Hour Successful Site Design and Michigan Energy Code

Approval #18301 for ­6 Hours Plan Review

Course Syllabus

Price: $69.00
 

6-Hour Business of Building for Code Officials 

Approval #18299 for 6 Hours Administration for ALL Registrant Categories

Course Syllabus

Price: $69.00
 

6-Hour 2010 ADA Standards: Exterior & Interior Code Elements for Code Officials

Approval #18296 for ­6 Hours Technical for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

 
Price: $69.00

6-Hour Contracts, Liabilities and Risk Management

Approval #18300 for 6 Hours Administration for ALL Registrant Categories

Course Syllabus

Price: $69.00
 

6-Hour Building Green for Code Officials 

Approval #18293 for 6 Hours Specialties for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

Price: $69.00
 

6-Hour Residential Code Review for Code Officials 

Approval #18297 for 6 Hours Technical for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

Price: $69.00
 

6-Hour Michigan Construction Safety Standards for Code Officials

Approval #18298 for 6 Hours Technical for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

Price: $69.00
 

4-Hour Responsibilities of Building Officials

Approval #18302 for 4 Hours Administration for All Registrant Categories

Course Syllabus

 
Price: $49.00

4-Hour Code and Energy Efficient Building for Code Officials

Approval #18303 for 4 Hours Specialty for Building Inspectors, Building Officials, and Plan Reviewers

Course Syllabus

 
Price: $49.00

4-Hour Recreational Facilities and Construction Documents for Code Officials

Approval #18304 for ­4 Hours Plan Review

Course Syllabus

Price: $49.00
 

2-Hour Legal Descriptions for Code Officials

Approval #18305 for 2 Hours Plan Review

Course Syllabus

 
Price: $29.00

1-Hour Inspection and Complaint Process for Code Officials 

Approval #18306 for 1 Hour Communication for All Registrant Categories

Course Syllabus

Price: $19.00

1-Hour Positive Communication Strategies for Code Officials 

Approval #18307 for 1 Hour Communication for All Registrant Categories

Course Syllabus

Price: $19.00

 

Continuing Competency requirements
for Michigan Code Officials:

Please click on the image for an overview of
license requirements and topics approved for each course.

Inspector Only (any kind)

Administration: 4 hours
Communication: 1 hour
Specialty: 18 hours
Technical: 24 hours
TOTAL HOURS: 47

Plan Reviewer

Administration: 4 hours
Communication: 1 hour
Specialty: 18 hours (Must include 12 hours of Plan Review)
Technical: 24 hours
TOTAL HOURS: 47

Building Official

Administration: 16 hours
Communication: 2 hours
Specialty: 8 hours
Technical: 24 hours
TOTAL HOURS: 50

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I become a Registered Building Code Official, Inspector or Plan Reviewer?

Step #1: You must first be hired by a municipality.

Step #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

 

What topics/ subjects do your courses cover?

Please click the image for a chart of what topics/ subjects each course is approved for.

 

 

What is the renewal process for Michigan Code Officials?

The renewal process for Michigan Code Officials is:

  1. Licensee’s 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.

For more information on the required continuing education topics and hours, please click here.

  1. Around the end of July/ early August, renewal notices will be sent to licensees.
  2. Licenses will need to be renewed before September 16th of the licensee 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
Charlie Curtis
Phone: 517-241-7053

 

 

 

 

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