Construction Management

New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Courses

New Jersey State Uniform Construction Code requires candidates for licensure to complete specified educational programs. The following courses are approved for licensure by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs pursuant to NJAC 5:23-5.20. Courses must be taken in the proper sequence (R.C.S.-I.C.S.-H.H.S.) A percentage of tuition may be refunded by the State of New Jersey. To qualify for the refund, guidelines must be followed and funding must be available. Contact the Licensing Unit of the Department of Community Affairs for details at
(609) 984-7834.

If you do not see a course you need, please contact us at (609) 343-5688. Community colleges regularly offer Uniform Construction Code classes.

Building Inspector R.C.S.

This 90-hour program is designed to satisfy the educational requirements for licensure as an R.C.S. The course also includes laboratory and field experience, including review of plans and inspection of a structure using a model checklist. (9.0 CEUs)

CONS-120 (90 Hours)
Fee: $699 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 16 (Ending Dec. 18; break Nov. 4-13, no class Nov. 27)
    6-10 p.m.

Building Inspector H.H.S.

Prerequisite: Building Inspector I.C.S.

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge on advanced structural systems, advanced fire protection systems and advanced mechanical systems. This course is part of the requirement for individuals to be certified in high hazard structures. (6.0 CEUs)

CONS-301 (60 Hours)
Fee: $599 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Sept. 29 (Ending Dec. 3)
    6-9 p.m.

Technical Assistant

The Technical Assistant program is designed for individuals working in a municipality (specifically, the building department), or contractors and their staff who want to understand the construction permit process required by the State. It provides an understanding of the Uniform Construction Code as it relates to permit processing.

This course covers: UCC Law, Regulations, Administration, UCC Standard Blue Form, Blue Print Reading, Reporting and Time Management, Technical Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution, and Critical Thinking. (5.0 CEUs)

CONS-107 (50 Hours)
Fee: $450 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
    Saturdays beginning Sept. 6 (Ending Oct. 25)
    9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. (with 30-minute break)

Uniform Construction Code Education Programs
Community College Course Offerings

Uniform Construction Code classes are offered across the state. Visit for current schedule of courses. If you do not see what you are looking for, contact Jean McAlister at (609) 343-5688.