Building Official IBC-IRC-780CMR #1 | Massachusetts Approval C-3320

$119.00

10 Category 1 Credit Hours | Online Text | Instructor: J MacDowell
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.

Description

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

COURSE SYLLABUS
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

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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