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.) Up to 75 percent 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 or

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

Students must purchase all required textbooks, including the Uniform Construction Code Act and Regulations (blue book). Books can be ordered from the Department of Community Affairs at (609) 984-0040.

Building Inspector I.C.S.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Inspector R.C.S. course.

This 75-hour program provides students with the educational information on building code requirements for medium-sized industrial and commercial structures. It will cover building construction, foundation design, wood and steel frame construction, fire resistance rating, requirements for building subcode, testing materials and uniform construction code. (7.5 CEUs)

CONS-203 (75 Hours)
Fee: $649 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Feb. 3
    (Ending April 27)
    6-9 p.m.

Fire Protection I.C.S.

This 120-hour program prepares students to obtain licensing in the Fire Protection discipline of the NJ UCC. Coursework includes the building use groups, types of construction, height and area, fire protection systems and means of egress. Students will learn when the building codes require such systems and equipment in new and renovated structures, along with the standards for system installation and acceptance testing. Course textbook information is provided the first day of class. (12 CEUs)

CONS-200 (120 Hours)
Fee: $899 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
    beginning April 6 (Ending July 8)
    6-9 p.m.

NEW!  Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment – Hybrid Course

This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining water and wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing the use of safe practices and procedures. It includes the importance and responsibility of a water treatment plant operator, sources of water, reservoir management and intake structures, why wastes must be treated and detailed descriptions of the equipment processes used in a wastewater treatment plant. Students will be prepared for future advanced water and wastewater courses as well as licensing tests. Textbooks included. A percentage of this course will be taught Online in addition to the classroom hours.

CGRN-101 (180 Hours)
Fee: $1,199 (Tuition $449, Materials $400, Lab $350)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays beginning September 21, 2015
    (Ending April 13, 2016)
    6-9 p.m.
  • Construction Official

    This course introduces inspectors and subcode officials to the role of the construction official. Topics will include office organization, purpose and fundamentals of code enforcement, procedures for processing cases, administrative hearings, records maintenance and housing maintenance. (4.5 CEUs)

    CONS-122 (45 Hours)
    Fee: $399 (Text required at additional cost)

    For More Information

    Email Susan DeCicco, or call 609.343.5655 for information on future classes.

    Plumbing I.C.S.

    This course meets the NJ DCA educational program requirements to become licensed as a Plumbing Inspector ICS. This course provides the required 120 hours of classroom instruction and deals with the duties and responsibilities of plumbing plan review and inspections. The instruction emphasizes code specifications for plumbing and mechanical as well as the Rehabilitation and Barrier Free Sub-Codes.

    CONS-119 (120 Hours)
    Fee: $899

    For More Information

    Email Susan DeCicco and call 609.343.5651 for more information on future classes.