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
    Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 3
    (Ending April 28)
    6-9 p.m.

Electrical Inspector I.C.S.

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge of electrical systems and system design, along with specific plan review and field inspection aspects pertaining to Class II and Class III structures. (6 CEUs)

CONS-115 (60 Hours)
Fee: $599 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesdays beginning Jan. 28
    (Ending June 10)
    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.

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, email Esther Gandica or call (609) 343-5688.

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.

Project Management Certificate

Prerequisite: Some professional project management experience or coursework.
Prepare for the Project Management Institute issued Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam with the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide to review project management fundamentals, explore study and test taking tools and techniques, and identify topics and key areas where you need to improve. The course includes class discussion, exercises, practice exams, self-study and assessments.

This class is ideal as a refresher, introduction to formal project management standards or examination of best practices based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide).

*To sit for the PMI exam, participants must take a 35-hour course; those without a bachelor’s degree have to have 5 years professional PM experience and proof of 7,500 project hours spent leading and directing projects. Participants with a 4-year bachelor’s degree must have 3 years professional PM experience and 4,500 hours spent leading and directing projects. Funding maybe available for this program.

PDEV-123 (36 Hours)
Fee: $699 (Tuition $450, Lab $249)
(Textbook required at an additional fee.)

For More Information

Email Esther Gandica, or call (609) 343-5688 for more information on future classes.

Building Information Modeling and Legal Issues Facing New Jersey Design Professionals

This workshop offers hands-on practical application of Building Information Modeling in architectural and engineering design as well as an overview of the legal issues involved in such use. The course will include an instructional presentation on the use of BIM, how the system can be applied to various projects, and the system’s practical benefits to the construction industry. In addition, the various legal implications involved in the use of BIM systems, including coordination, instruments of service, contractual agreements, and the impact on a design professional’s potential legal liability and exposure, will be discussed. Finally, the use of risk management techniques in using BIM systems is covered. This course is designed for architects, engineers, landscape architects and other design professionals. Six CPC credits or six AIA credits will be awarded.

CONS-186 (7 Hours), Continental breakfast and lunch included
Fee: $199 ($149 for current AIA members)
Mays Landing Campus

For More Information

Email Esther Gandica, or call (609) 343-5688 for more information on future classes.