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




Business of Building

Course Description

This six hour course focuses on the primary responsibilities of running a successful contracting business according to the rules and regulations surrounding the industry.  This especially includes statutory regulations regarding qualifications, standards of practice and licensing requirements. This course will review the fundamentals of business practice for building professionals in Michigan. This course applies 6-Hours towards Administrative credit.

Licensing (80 Minutes)

1. Branches
2. Board and Duties
3. Fees and Expiration
4. Complaints and Hearings
5. Disputes and Violations
6. Continuing Education and Qualifiers
7. Application and Arbitration
8. Enforcement Fund

Assessment: 5 questions

Lien Law (50 Minutes)

1. Notices
2. Sworn Statements
3. Waivers
4. Enforcement

Assessment: 5 questions

Business Organization (20 Minutes)

1.  Types

Assessment: 5 questions

Finance (60 Minutes)

1.  Forecasts
2.  Accounting

Assessment: 5 questions

Taxes (15 Minutes)

1.  Withholding

Assessment: 5 questions

Labor Law (30 Minutes)

1.  Minors
2.  Disabilities

Assessment: 5 questions

Fair Housing (15 Minutes)

1.  General Information

Assessment: 5 questions

Estimating (30 Minutes)

1.  Bids
2.  Change Orders

Assessment: 5 questions

Administration and Enforcement Review 

Course Description

This six hour course outlines the administrative and logistical process involved in inspections, the investigation of complaints, and the enforcement of the applicable codes. The course will also review best practices when evaluating construction projects that may have unusual circumstances or alternative materials, design or methods.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Outline the process of an inspection, recognize and enforce applicable codes, and understand the process of filing, receiving and investigating complaints.
  • Recognize the requirements set forth by the state of Michigan regarding building codes, ordinances, and zoning requirements.
  • Be able to create a logical method of inspection (sequence of events) that will reduce the risk of oversights that may endanger the health, safety and welfare of the general public.
  • Monitor and evaluate construction projects to ensure overall compliance even when there are unique circumstances and variables that may not fall under “normal” protocol, and recognize the guidelines for approval of alternative materials, design and methods of construction.


Inspection Report (20 Minutes)

1.  Inspection Process: Checklist/Report
2.  Types of Inspections 

3. Certificate of Occupancy
Assessment: 5 questions

Violation Notice (20 Minutes)

1. Notices
2. Common Violations
3. Repairs and Alterations
3. Stop Work Order

Assessment: 5 questions

Complaint Investigation (30 Minutes)

1.  Purpose
2.  Elements and Types of Complaints
3. Typical Complaints: Indoors and Outdoors
4. Enforcement Steps

 Assessment: 5 questions

Methodology (40 Minutes)

1.  Section 110 Inspections
2.  Section 111 Certificate of Occupancy
3.  Purpose, Systems and Methodology
Assessment: 5 questions

Coordination (40 Minutes)

1.  Special Inspections and Trades
2.  Administration and Support
3.  Enforcement
Assessment: 5 questions

Inspection Procedures (35 Minutes)

1.  The Building Site
2.  Mechanicals
4.  Evaluation and Follow-up
Assessment: 5 questions

Special Inspection (30 Minutes)

1.  Definitions
2.  Section 1701 General
3.  Section 1704 Mandatory Special Inspections
4.  Responsibilities and Duties of Building Official
5.  Competency

Assessment: 5 questions

Manufacturer Installation Instructions (30 Minutes)

1.  Independent Testing
2.  Instructions
3.  OSHA: Onsite Safety and the Manufacturer
Assessment: 5 questions

Alternate Approvals and Product Acceptance (55 Minutes)

1. Role of the Bureau of Construction Codes
2. Guidelines for ApprovalAlternative Materials, Design and Methods
3. Product Evaluation
4. Documentation
5. Quality
6. Manufacturer Responsibility
7. Sections 1707 – 1709

Responsibilities of Building Officials

Course Description

Building inspectors employed by a county, city or other unit of government for the express purpose of enforcing the state building code shall be registered with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Construction Codes, Building Division; (517) 241-9347. Registered building inspectors are required to have experience in the construction industry and demonstrate ability to perform competent inspections throughout all phases of the construction project. This 4-Hour course applies four hours to Administration.


1972 PA 230  (70 Minutes)

1.  Construction Codes
2.  Administration and Enforcement
3.  Use and Occupancy

Assessment: 5 questions

Licensing  (60 Minutes)

1.  Education and Experience Requirements
2.  Application and Registration Process
3.  Act 54 of 1986

Assessment: 5 questions

1980 PA 299 (70 Minutes)

1.  Powers and Duties: LARA
2.  Rules, Penalties and Fines
3.  Complaints and Hearings

Assessment: 5 questions

School Site Plan (60 Minutes)

1.  Submission Requirements
2.  ADA and Public Schools
3.  Turning Space

Assessment: 5 questions


Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Course Description

Learn the ins and outs of social media marketing from experts that work in both social media and the construction industry. Use these tools and tricks to upgrade your personal and professional profiles, drive leads, and increase business.

Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm 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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