Michigan Code Official Course Matrix

Continuing Education Requirements

Each license type requires a specific amount of continuing education hours in different subject areas. Please view the chart below for infomation on the amount of hours needed.

Required Topic Hours Needed
Hours
Total
Admin-
istrative
Comm-
unication
Technical Plan
Review
Specialty
Inspector:  Building 47 4 1 24, any 18, any
Inspector:  Electrical 47 4 1 24* 18**
Inspector:  Mechanical 47 4 1 24* 18**
Inspector:  Plumbing 47 4 1 24* 18**
Plan Reviewer 47 4 1 24, any 12 6, any
Building Official 50 16 2 24, any 8, any

* If Inspector is Mechanical, Plumber, or Electrical, 24 hours of Technical MUST be taken in specific code for EACH trade.

** If Inspector is Mechanical, Plumber, or Electrical, 18 hours MUST be taken in inspection or construction techniques for EACH trade category.

 

Course Topic Matrix

Click on a course title to view more information on each course.

Approved Topic Hours
Course Title and Approval Number Course
Duration
Admin-
istrative
Comm-
unication
Technical Plan
Review
Specialty
Building Green #18293 6 6
Overview of Building Trades #18294 8 8
Code and Energy Efficient Building #18303 4 4
Weatherization and Renewable Energy #18295 6 6
Residential Code Review #18297 6 6
2010 ADA Key Exterior & Interior Elements #18296 6 6
Construction Safety Standards #18298 6  6
Business of Building #18299 6 6
Contracts, Liabilities & Risk Management #18300 6 6
Responsibilities of Building Officials #18302 4 4
Successful Site Design & MI Energy Code #18301 6 6
Recreational Facilities & Construction Documents #18304 4 4
Legal Descriptions #18305 2 2
Inspection and Complaint Process #18306 1 1
Positive Communication Strategies #18307 1  1