Dozens of Pennsylvania students earn building code certificates
Thirty-four Pennsylvania College students earned certification as building code specialists through the ICC Technical Training Program
Thirty-four Pennsylvania College of Technology students – half of whom subsequently earned degrees last month – recently attained International Code Council certification as building code specialists.
The students comprised three sections of construction technology instructor Harry W. Hintz Jr.’s Codes in Construction class during the spring semester. To earn certificates, students had to score 70 percent or better on a 60-question, two-hour-allotted, written examination on the building provisions of the International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings.
Penn College was the first post-secondary institution in the United States to offer the Code Council’s Technical Training Program, which uses the qualifying exam that the students took and has since been adopted by many colleges nationwide.
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