Permit Tech Webinar Series

This webinar series will provide an overview of general topics that pertain to the Permit Technician position. Each webinar will build an understanding of the intent and application of the code, discuss how to apply the code to specific situations as well as discuss best practices.

Time: All webinars being at 12:00 PM CT

Price (each webinar): $49 (member) $59 (non-member)

CEUs (each webinar): 0.15 (except where noted)

Permit Tech Institute (Virtual Training)

This institute is designed to educate permit technicians with, skills and abilities necessary to perform their jobs more effectively. Topics covered include code administration, legal aspects, code language, code enforcement, reading construction documents and the permitting and inspection process. Participants will become familiar with the International Building Code® (IBC®) and the International Residential Code® (IRC®) and sharpen their customer relations skills.

The following course references are included with this Institute:
Basic Code Enforcement
Permit Technician Study Companion
Lunch is included with this event

This Course is in a Virtual Training Room: This type of online classroom allows you to see and hear the instructor and classroom and they will be able to see and hear you. This is not a web session with voice over. Ensure you have a dependable internet connection. Details regarding access into the Virtual Classroom will be sent to you prior to the start of the class.

Permit Tech Institute (Physical Classroom)

This institute is designed to educate permit technicians with, skills and abilities necessary to perform their jobs more effectively. Topics covered include code administration, legal aspects, code language, code enforcement, reading construction documents and the permitting and inspection process. Participants will become familiar with the International Building Code® (IBC®) and the International Residential Code® (IRC®) and sharpen their customer relations skills.

Simple Plan Review Webinar

This webinar will teach participants how to perform a simple plan review in compliance with the International Residential Code. Participants will gain a better understanding of the requirements for a simple structure as well as why those requirements are critical in the building process. Participants will use this knowledge as our subject matter expert walks us through the plan review process for a simple structure. Best practices will be shared, including materials that will ensure a smooth plan review process for both staff and customers.

Permit Tech Webinar: Finding the Answers in the I-Codes

This is a single topic within a webinar series which will provide an overview of the basic concepts of the International Building Code® (IBC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IBC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them. This particular webinar will provide the permit technician with an overview of the of the IBC and IRC, as well as summarize the IZC and other codes or guidelines that the permit department uses. Participants will have a better understanding of the I-Codes after attending this webinar.

Permit Tech Webinar: Legal Principles

This is a single topic within a webinar series which will provide an overview of the basic concepts of the International Building Code® (IBC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IBC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them. This particular webinar will the participants with an overview of the legal aspects of code administration. Participants will become familiarized with guidelines for effective administration and enforcement of the legal aspects of the code.

Permit Tech Webinar: Building Department Processes

This is a single topic within a webinar series which will provide an overview of the basic concepts of the International Building Code® (IBC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IBC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them. This particular webinar will discuss Building Department Processes as it relates to the Permit Technician role. Participants will have a better understanding of efficient procedures and processes of a building department.

Permit Tech Institute (Virtual Training)

This institute is designed to educate permit technicians with, skills and abilities necessary to perform their jobs more effectively. Topics covered include code administration, legal aspects, code language, code enforcement, reading construction documents and the permitting and inspection process. Participants will become familiar with the International Building Code® (IBC®) and the International Residential Code® (IRC®) and sharpen their customer relations skills.

Permit Tech Webinar: Reading Construction Documents

This is a single topic within a webinar series which will provide an overview of the basic concepts of the International Building Code® (IBC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IBC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them. This particular webinar will provide the participants with an overview of the construction documents, symbols and abbreviations associated with the technical aspects of code enforcement. Participants will become familiar with the plan review process and different types of inspection.

Permit Tech Webinar: Overview of Code Enforcement

This is a single topic within a webinar series which will provide an overview of the basic concepts of the International Building Code® (IBC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IBC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them. This particular webinar will provide the participants with an overview of basic code enforcement, including an overview of the Building Code, history of the Building Code and purpose of the International Building Code® (IBC®). Participants will become familiarized with the administrative aspects as well as the technical aspects of code enforcement.