Building Officials 30 Hour Continuing Competency Package | Massachusetts

$279.00

This 30-hour package fulfills state Continuing Education requirements for 30 hours of Category 1.

  • 10 Hour IBC-IRC-780CMR #1
  • 10 Hour IBC-IRC-780CMR #2
  • 10 Hour IBC-IRC-780CMR #3

Description

PACKAGE CONTENTS:

 


MA Building Official IBC-IRC-780 CMR
10 Hrs CE #1


Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive review of the most pertinent portions of the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), and the 780 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) Residential and Base Code Amendments Ninth edition.


Code Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes (45 minutes)

  • Scope & Purpose
  • Codes
  • Girders, Headers, Steel Framing
  • Code Officials
  • OSHA Tables & Footnotes
  • Energy Code (IECC)

Administrative Responsibilities (1 hr 30 minutes)

  • Permitting, Zoning, Building Department
  • Health Department
  • Water Wells and Septic Systems
  • Soil Erosion
  • Environmental Quality & Federally Protections
  • Licensing of Construction Supervisors (*unique to Massachusetts)
  • Certification of Inspectors (*unique to Massachusetts)

General Building and Construction Knowledge (30 minutes)

  • International Building Code (IBC) 2015
  • Use and Occupancy
  • IBC Building Types
  • Section 503 – General Building Height and Area Limitations
  • Types of Construction

2015 International Building Code (IBC) 780 CMR Ninth Edition—Basic/Commercial (2 hrs 45 minutes)

  • Duties of the Building Official
  • Permits
  • Inspections
  • Fees & Violations
  • Use and Occupancy Classification
  • High-Rise Buildings & Atriums
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Bulk Merchandising Retail Buildings
  • General Building Heights and Areas
  • Types of Construction
  • Exterior & Fire Walls
  • Means of Egress, Sizing & Illumination

Plus:

  • Interior Environments & Weather Protection
  • Structural Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Loads, Soils, Foundations, Etc.
  • Quality and Standards

2015 International Residential Code (IRC) 780 CMR Ninth Edition (2 hrs)

  • Applicability
  • Permits
  • Inspections
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Exterior Wall Location
  • Fire Resistant Construction
  • Light, Ventilation & Heating
  • Minimum Room Area & Ceiling Height
  • Sanitation
  • Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings
  • Foam Plastic
  • Protection of Wood and Wood-Based Products Against Decay
  • Footings
  • Foundation and Retaining Walls
  • Waterproofing & Damp proofing
  • Framing
  • Masonry Construction
  • Coverings
  • Roof Framing, Ventilation, Attic Access & Reroofing

Energy Efficiency (1 hr and 30 minutes)

  • International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • Commercial Provisions
  • Inspections
  • Design Conditions
  • Materials, Systems, and Equipment 
  • Building Envelope Requirements
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Residential Provisions (*found in the second half of the IECC)
  • Electrical Power and Lighting Systems
  • Insulation
  • Window Selection
  • Lighting
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Accessibility (1 hr)

  • Architectural Access Board
  • Measurements + workable tolerances
  • Parking and Passenger Loading Zones
  • Ramps, Entrances, Doors, and Doorways
  • Stairs & Elevators
  • Floor Surfaces

MA Building Official IBC- IRC- 780 CMR
10 Hrs CE #2


Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive review of the most pertinent portions of the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC) and the 780 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) Residential and Base Code Amendments Ninth edition as it relates to sitework, foundations, concrete and concrete reinforcement, moisture intrusion, safety and lead remediation.


Sitework and Foundations (3 hrs)
Sitework

  • Soil at the Site
  • Groundwater
  • Soil Classification
  • IBC Section 1806
  • Soils Tests
  • Surveying and Site Prep
  • Erosion Control
  • Grading, Trenching and Equipment
  • Excavation
Foundations
  • Structural Design
  • Lateral and Flood Loads
  • Shallow Foundations
  • Footings
  • Deep Foundations
  • Concrete
  • Foundation Walls
  • Anchoring
  • Damp proofing/ Drainage
  • Precast Panels
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement (1 hr 50 minutes)

Concrete

  • Introduction to Concrete
  • Portland Cement
  • Slump Cone Test
  • Compressive Strength Tests
  • Durability Requirements
  • Slabs and Forms
  • Vibration or Consolidation
  • Finishing Concrete
  • Joints
  • Sidewalks & Driveways
  • Use of Fiber
  • Unbonded Post-Tensioning
  • Cold/Hot Weather
  • Curling Prevention, Efflorescence, Crazing, etc.

Concrete Reinforcement

  • Masonry
  • Brick Size / Nomenclatures
  • Cutting Bricks & Blocks
  • Pattern Bonds
  • Masonry Veneer
  • Cavity Walls & Weep Holes
  • Concrete Blocks
  • Foundation Walls
  • Mortar types
  • Sills & Lintels
  • Arches, Columns, Pilasters
  • Chimney & Fireplaces
Moisture Intrusion/Protection (1 hr 10 minutes) 
  • International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • Lateral Loads
  • Soils and Foundations
  • Performance Requirements
  • Siding
  • Masonry Veneer
  • Exterior Coverings + Stucco
  • Underlayment and Flashing
  • Flood Resistant Materials
  • Roof Truss Anchor to Gable End Walls
  • Corrosion and Decay Resistance

Safety and Lead Remediation (3 hrs 15 minutes)
Safety

  • Access and Egress
  • OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Compliance – General Interpretations
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Fire Protection and Prevention
  • Materials Handling & Tools
  • Scaffolds, Ladders, Stairs
  • Fall Protection
  • Excavation
  • Concrete, Steel, & Underground
  • Asbestos

Lead Remediation

  • Renovation, Repair, & Painting
  • Regulations
  • Standards & Practice
  • Duct Containment
  • Recordkeeping
  • plus Massachusetts requirements ~

MA Dig Safe (15 minutes)

  • Dig Safe at 811
  • Utility Color Code
  • Excavators
  • How to white-line your next project

MA Building Official IBC-IRC-780CMR
6 Hr CE #3


Course Description

This course provides a comprehensive review of several key topics; structural framing, fenestration, roofing, interior environment and fire protection, as they relate to the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), and the 780 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) Residential and Base Code Amendments Ninth edition.


Structural Framing for Wood & Steel –  (2 hrs 15 minutes)

  • Wood Framing 
  • Lumber and Material
  • Flooring
  • Light Frame Construction
  • Roof/ Attic
  • Trusses, Cornices, Notching and Boring
  • Structural Engineering
  • Cold-Formed Steel Framing
  • Hole Patching
  • In-Line Framing
  • Roofing
  • Structural Steel
  • Joists Types and Placement
  • Summaries of Dos and Don’t

Windows and Doors​ (50 minutes)

  • Means of Egress & Sizing
  • Glass and Glazing
  • Skylights
  • Doors, Stairways, Ramps​

Roofing/Exterior Walls (1hr 40 minutes)

  • Roof Styles
  • Pitch
  • Loads/Bracing
  • Truss Design Data Sheets
  • Shingles and Repair
  • Siding
  • Underlayment and House Wrap
  • Masonry Veneer
  • Vinyl, Aluminum and Steel Siding
  • Fiber Cement
  • Exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS)

Interior Environment (50 minutes)

  • Ventilation
  • Temperature Control
  • Lighting
  • Yards or Courts
  • Sound Transmission
  • Dimensions
  • Requirements for Bathrooms

Fire Protection (40 minutes)

  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Automatic Sprinkler Systems
  • Smoke and COAlarms
  • Egress

Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 8am and 6pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to info@onlinecti.com. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.

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