Construction Management

New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Courses

Atlantic Cape Community College and the Department of Community Affairs will offer Uniform Construction Code (UCC) classes for the spring semester. These classes are for general contractors who are looking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. Courses must be taken in the proper sequence (R.C.S.-I.C.S.-H.H.S.) The New Jersey State Department of Community Affairs offers a 75 percent tuition reimbursement for qualified applicants. The courses focus on technical needs for contractors, estimators, architects, engineers and government officials, as they relate to the design, construction and maintenance of building structures. Contact the Licensing Unit of the Department of Community Affairs for details at 609-984-7834 or

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.

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)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesdays beginning Jan. 25, 2017 (Ending May 3, 2017)
    6-9 p.m.

Building 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. 21, 2017
    (Ending May 16, 2017)
    6-9 p.m.

Fire Protection H.H.S.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Fire Protection I.C.S. course.

This 60-hour course is designed to provide students with the technical knowledge and educational experience required by the state for licensure under the Uniform Construction Code. Topics covered include: plan review of Class I structures, fire protection system design and plan review, code requirements for active and passive fire suppression systems, fire protection testing methods and required reports. (6 CEUs)

CONS-302 (60 Hours)
Fee: $599 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays and Wednesdays beginning March 13 (Ending May 17)
    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 processes 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, Building Print Reading, Reporting and Time Management, Technical Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution, and Critical Thinking. (4.5 CEUs)

CONS-107 (45 Hours)
Fee: $450 (Text required at additional cost)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Mondays beginning Jan. 30, 2017 (Ending May 8, 2017)
    6-9 p.m.