Code Qualification

Please refer to the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes for upcoming dates and times.

Building Level I Standard Inspection

The Building Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial construction up to 20,000 square feet in size.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Building Code, the Residential code, and the Accessibility code of the North Carolina State Building code and will be able to apply the codes in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the building Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualifications Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level I State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
48 hours

Building Level II Standard Inspection

The Building Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Building Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Building Level I Standard Inspection course.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Building Code and the Accessibility Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Building Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualifications Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level II State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
40 hours

Building Level III Standard Inspection

The Building Level III course is designed for the education and training of the code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Building Level I and Building Level II Standard Inspection courses. With the successful completion of the Building Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Building Level III State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
40 hours

Electrical Level I Standard Inspection

The Electrical Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial electrical installations in construction up to 20,000 square feet in size.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Electrical Level I and the

Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualifications Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level I State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
40 hours

Electrical Level II Standard Inspection

The Electrical Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting electrical installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Electrical Level I Standard Inspection course.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Electrical Level II and the law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level II State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
30 hours

Electrical Level III Standard Inspection

The Electrical Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting electrical installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Electrical Level I and Electrical Level II Standard Inspection courses.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Electrical Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level III State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length: 30 hours

Fire Prevention Level I Standard Inspection

The Fire Prevention Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Fire Prevention Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting existing buildings (excluding high-rise) in the following occupancy classifications: Business, Small Assembly, Mercantile, Residential, and Storage.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Fire Prevention Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Fire Prevention Level I State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
36 hours

Fire Prevention Level II Standard Inspection

The Fire Prevention Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Fire Prevention Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting existing buildings (excluding high-rise) in the following occupancy classifications:  Business, Small Assembly, Large Assembly, Mercantile, Residential, Storage, Educational, and Industrial.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Fire Prevention Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Fire Prevention Level II State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
32 hours

Fire Prevention Level III Standard Inspection

The Fire Prevention Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Fire Prevention Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all existing buildings, including high-rise.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Fire Prevention Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Fire Prevention Level III State examination for inspector certification.

Prerequisite: Completion of Fire Prevention Level II or job experience approved by the qualification board.

Course Length: 24 hours

Mechanical Level I Standard Inspection

The Mechanical Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial mechanical installations in construction up to 20,000 square feet in size.  Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Mechanical Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level 1 State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
32 hours

Mechanical Level II Standard Inspection

The Mechanical Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting mechanical installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Mechanical Level I Standard Inspection course.   Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field.  In addition, with the successful completion of the Mechanical Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level 1I State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
24 hours

Mechanical Level III Standard Inspection

The Mechanical Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting mechanical installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Mechanical Level I and Mechanical Level II Standard Inspection courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas code of the North Carolina State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Mechanical Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level III State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
16 hours

Plumbing Level I Standard Inspection

The Plumbing Level I course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting residential and small commercial Plumbing installations in construction up to 20,000 square feet in size. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Plumbing Level I and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level 1 State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
32 hours

Plumbing Level II Standard Inspection

The Plumbing Level II course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting Plumbing installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet in size and is built upon information presented in the Plumbing Level I Standard Inspection course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Plumbing Level II and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level II State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
24 hours

Plumbing Level III Standard Inspection

The Plumbing Level III course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting Plumbing installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon information presented in the Plumbing Level I and Plumbing Level II Standard Inspection courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of the Plumbing Level III and the Law and Administration courses in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified buy the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level III State examination for inspector certification.
Course Length:
16 hours