Plan Review Institute

Plan Review Institute

Plan Review Institute

Plan Review Institute

This institute will focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a plan review referencing the 2015 International Residential Code and the structural and nonstructural provisions of the International Building Code. At this five-day institute, you will learn to effectively perform structural and nonstructural and residential plan reviews. You will also learn how to increase your efficiency in determining if a given set of plans and specifications complies with the applicable 2015 International Codes (I-Codes). A step-by-step process to perform specific plan reviews and receive detailed checklists to accurately review plans for code-compliant buildings will be presented. The first two days will focus on performing a residential plan review. Day three will focus on performing a structural plan review. Days four and five will focus on performing a nonstructural plan review. Each participant will receive all necessary reference materials. 

Available Dates & Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA: November 13 - 17, 2017
  • Birmingham, AL: March 12 - 16, 2018
Price Course Duration # CEUs Awarded PP AIA HSW
$1030.00 30.00 Hours 3 1010-8298 8769 Yes

Course Objectives

  • Identify related plan review provisions in the 2015 IRC.
  • Perform steps in completing a residential plan review.
  • Apply the 2015 IRC to the plan review procedure.
  • Identify where minimum code requirements have not been met and cite applicable code sections.
  • Describe the purpose of performing a structural plan review.
  • Perform a structural plan review.
  • Verify that structural loads are in compliance with code requirements.
  • Verify that foundation system design is in compliance with code requirements.
  • Verify that structural components and materials are in compliance with code requirements.
  • Comply with the applicable standards of 2015 IBC regarding nonstructural plan reviews.
  • Perform a building plan review.
  • Perform a review of fire-resistance-rated construction and interior finishes.
  • Perform a review of the fire protection systems.
  • Perform a review of the means of egress.

NOTE: Discounts will be taken at time of checkout.

The following references are included with this Institute:

  • 2015 IBC Performing Residential Plan Reviews
  • 2015 IBC Performing Structural Plan Reviews
  • 2015 IBC Performing Nonstructural Plan Reviews