This program provides students with the technical knowledge and skill reading and interpreting building codes.Understanding materials used to meet the demands of the codes and the documentation needed to comply with inspections taking place during construction, remodel of maintenance of structures. With these new skills, students will be able to obtain entry level employment as an inspector or an inspector’s helper in new construction, remodel construction, or operation of an existing building.
Enrollment completer projections are 25 students annually with a 2-3% annual growth.
Describe the relationship between the codes and how they affect building and maintaining structures.
Determine needed compliance documents for building construction, remodel, and routine maintenance.
Apply the California Building Codes and California Energy Efficiency codes in the design of a structure.
Obtain the necessary skills to become and inspector or an inspector’s helper.
|EST-20||California Energy Codes||3|
|EST-21||California Building Codes||3|
|EST-22||California Mechanical Codes||3|
|EST-23||California Plumbing Codes||3|
|EST-24||California Electrical Codes||3|
|EST-26||California Residential Codes||3|
|EST-26||California Fire Codes||3|
|EST-32||Architectural Practice I||3|
|EST-33||Materials of Construction||3|
As each course covers varying codes, it is recommended that students begin with EST 20, EST 32 and EST 33.
Students can then take the other codes courses as they prefer.
Diann Thursby · 10/15/19
Received regional recommendation at 10-14-19 IEDRC Deans Meeting.