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Building Codes Professional, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CT_BCPRO

Control Number: 20373

Financial Aid Eligible

Coastline’s Building Codes Professional program (BCT) is a comprehensive building codes program taught by experts in the field which includes structural, mechanical, and technical aspects of construction; building, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning codes; and related laws. International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), International Code Councils (ICC), and California Code exams and licenses are covered to prepare students for employments in residential, commercial, and code enforcement.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Assess new and existing residential, commercial, public and industrial buildings, and offer recommendations for property improvement before or after purchase or for a specific project.
  2. Working with architects, engineers, contractors, and property owners, inspect and evaluate construction plans, use of materials and workmanship to assure they comply and meet minimum code requirements.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BCT C300Introduction to International Building Code3
BCT C301Residential/Construction Blueprint Reading3
BCT C302California Administrative Code (Title 24)3
BCT C303Non-Structural Provisions of Building Code3
BCT C304Concrete Code3
BCT C305Framing Requirements of Building Code3
BCT C306Electrical Code3
BCT C307Mechanical Code3
BCT C308Plumbing Code3
BCT C311The International Residential Code3
Units Required for Major30