Mass Timber Building and the IBC Seminar (Virtual Training)

This course will provide an overview of mass timber which includes any product currently permitted for use in Type IV (heavy timber) construction such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), structural composite lumber (SCL), glue laminated timber (glulam), mechanically laminated decking (aka nail-laminated timber, NLT), and large section sawn timbers. NLT, glulam, SCL, and solid-sawn timbers have been adopted in the International Building Code (IBC) and utilized throughout the world for several decades on a wide variety of buildings. Learn what`s new in 2015/2018 IBC for Mass Timber Construction as well as an overview of Tall Mass Timber Construction per the 2021 IBC. Topics include heights and areas, construction fire safety, fire and connection design and special inspection, with Tall Mass Timber Construction in accordance with the 2021 IBC will be discussed.

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.

Effective Communication (Virtual Training)

This course teaches employees techniques and strategies that will allow them to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. It also will empower your staff to maintain a calm demeanor when faced with crisis situation. This is a scenario based training course. This course is beneficial for anyone that has direct contact with citizens and staff. Business and corporations who strive to improve customer service will see a decrease in customer complaints as a result of this course.

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.

Essential Skills for Rising Leaders Seminar (Virtual Training)

If you aspire to hold a leadership role or have recently assumed one, now is the time to build upon your skill set. This interactive workshop will help learners gain valuable insights and take your skills up a few notches. This training will help you be the best leader you can be while also providing you the tools to develop a plan for getting even better!

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.

Basic Code Enforcement (Virtual Seminar)

This seminar educates new code officials in basic concepts of code enforcement and provides an opportunity to master skills that are fundamental to performing the duties of a code official. This course will enhance your understanding of the code and its basic concepts.

The following publication is included with the course:
Basic Code Enforcement
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.

Inspector Skills (Virtual Training)

This seminar addresses the necessary soft skills for success as an inspector—those non-technical traits and behaviors that enhance an inspector’s ability to interact with others and to successfully carry out their job duties. These include people skills such as effective communication, diplomacy and customer service, but also include skills for problem solving, professionalism, integrity, and time management. In addition to a solid understanding of the technical provisions of the codes, developing appropriate soft skills are essential in pursuing the goal of safe, healthy and durable buildings for the community. Developed specifically for construction inspectors in all disciplines, the topics covered are equally important to all employees of public service agencies including permit technicians, plan reviewers, managers, building officials and fire code officials. The information is also beneficial for developing policies and procedures to promote consistent and fair inspection practices while improving communications and public relations.

2018 IRC Essentials (Virtual Training)

This 6-hour seminar examines basic concepts of the 2018 International Residential Code® (IRC®). 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 IRC 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.

Advances Legal Aspects of Code Administration for Building Officials and Inspectors (Virtual Training)

This course covers the terminology, concepts, and principles of legal issues that affect building officials and inspectors in the administration of their duties. It will assist the building official or inspector, or persons interested in said discipline in understanding the legal concepts related to the model building codes. The course will address the specific legal issues that building officials and inspectors face in carrying out their duties and will focus on administrative issues such as the permit, inspection, plan review and appeal processes as well as enforcement issues including stop work orders, notices of violation, and complaints. Writing administrative search warrants and legal issues and liability specific to building officials and inspectors will also be covered.

2018 IECC Essentials (Virtual Seminar)

Participants will apply the critical concepts of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code. These concepts provide a basis for the correct use of the code in the design, plan review, inspection, and analysis of projects. It will provide a clear understanding and correct use of the requirements identified by these basic code provisions, tables and categorizations. Participants will apply the code in clear-cut situations and build their understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make code compliance decisions. Participants will be to apply the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code to increase the efficient use of energy in the construction of new buildings and alterations to existing buildings.

Mass Timber Building and the IBC Seminar (Virtual Training)

This course will provide an overview of mass timber which includes any product currently permitted for use in Type IV (heavy timber) construction such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), structural composite lumber (SCL), glue laminated timber (glulam), mechanically laminated decking (aka nail-laminated timber, NLT), and large section sawn timbers. NLT, glulam, SCL, and solid-sawn timbers have been adopted in the International Building Code (IBC) and utilized throughout the world for several decades on a wide variety of buildings. Learn what`s new in 2015/2018 IBC for Mass Timber Construction as well as an overview of Tall Mass Timber Construction per the 2021 IBC. Topics include heights and areas, construction fire safety, fire and connection design and special inspection, with Tall Mass Timber Construction in accordance with the 2021 IBC will be discussed.

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.

Basic Code Enforcement (Virtual Seminar)

This seminar educates new code officials in basic concepts of code enforcement and provides an opportunity to master skills that are fundamental to performing the duties of a code official. This course will enhance your understanding of the code and its basic concepts.

The following publication is included with the course:
Basic Code Enforcement
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.