|For Immediate Release|
February 16, 2017
|Contact: Tracy Lendi|
1-888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233), ext. 4302
Take Control of Your Career at ICC’s Training & Certification Summit
Held in conjunction with the 25th Building Professional Institute, the International Code Council’s (ICC) Training & Certification Summit, May 22-26 at the University of Texas at Arlington, is offering unique educational tracks, Continuing Education Units, and opportunities to take ICC Certification Exams all in one place.
“No matter what stage industry professionals are in their careers, there is something advantageous for everyone to learn at the ICC Summit,” explained Code Council Board of Directors President M. Dwayne Garriss. “Not only are we offering the technical training you have grown to trust from ICC, we also are bringing tracks on Leadership and Generations in the Workplace that will give attendees the tactical skills to enhance your offices and plans for the future.”
Summit attendees will earn CEUs from ICC for participating in any of the three-day training tracks that may be applied toward renewal of certifications issued by ICC. Summit tracks include:
Track 1: Leadership Institute. This institute provides an overview of leadership principles, the characteristics of effective leaders, and how to apply basic leadership skills.
Track 2: Principles of Building Safety Institute. This institute covers the unique concepts of building safety while addressing the principles and the science behind code provisions.
Track 3: Residential Building Inspector Certification Academy. This new academy provides information and the opportunity to study for and take the 2015 B1 Residential Building Inspector certification exam.
Track 4: Multigenerational Communications in the Workplace Institute. This institute explores how to create a mentoring program, discovers how to use practical communication and leadership strategies, and teaches how to solve workplace problems with others from different generations.
Training for each track will be provided by ICC’s nationally-recognized instructors including John Gibson, Sandra Hyde, Tracy Lendi, Ron Lynn, David Rabiner, Tim Ryan, Kevin Scott, Haydn Shaw, Terrell Stripling, Michael Temesvary, Doug Thornburg, Steve Van Note, and Jay Woodward.
ICC Certifications will be administered May 25-26 during the Summit. To pre-register for an examination, click here for an application. Walk-in registration at the Summit will be available from 8:00-8:30 for the morning session and from 12:30-1:00 p.m. for the afternoon sessions.
Several pre-Summit events will be held, as well, including individual ICC Membership Council meetings, Education and Certification Committee meetings, a Professional Development Council meeting, and a Members Forum session.
“Our training attendees will walk away with smart strategies, actionable tactics, improved skills and real connections with the people who are shaping the future of building safety,” said Code Council Chief Executive Officer Dominic Sims, CBO. “This is a great opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge on building safety, inspections, leadership and communication in the workplace from nationally recognized instructors. We invite you to join industry professionals from across the nation at ICC’s Training & Certification Summit.”
About the International Code Council
The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.
About the Building Professional Institute
The Building Professional Institute (BPI) was originally established at the University of Texas at Arlington in 1992 by the Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT) and the Construction Research Center (CRC) at UTA. The BPI is typically an annual week-long program of quality education and training for the Building Professionals including Builders, Building Officials, Contractors, Municipal Inspectors, Real Estate Inspectors, Architects, Engineers, Plumbers, Fire Protection Personnel, Code Enforcement, Permit Technicians, Electricians, and Environmental Health and Safety Personnel. Many of these professionals need areas of certifications and approved continuing education to maintain their licensing and expertise. Such courses and training are developed and offered by BPI.