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2015 IBC- Commercial Building Inspector

This 14 module course, followed by a two-hour practice examination, is based on the 2015 International Building Code (IBC). It teaches the practical application of the IBC. Each module consists of an integrated video presentation, including presentation slides, explanation, examples and review quizzes. Modules are designed to be roughly 1 hr. in length. Each of the 14 practice quizzes, as well as the practice exam must be completed with a passing score of at least 75% in order to finish the course. This course is designed to be a complete overview of the IBC and serves as both an exam preparation course, as well as a review course for code professionals of all levels of expertise.

Subject Areas:

  • Test Preparation Techniques
  • General Administration
  • Use & Occupancy Classifications
  • Building Heights and Areas
  • Construction Types
  • Fire Rated Assemblies
  • Fire Sprinkler Requirements
  • Fire Separation Distances and Exterior Walls
  • Means of Egress
  • General Accessibility Requirements
  • Structural Provisions- Including Special Inspection Requirements
  • Concrete, Masonry & Wood Construction
  • Safety Glazing
  • Elevators
CEU's: Completion of this course will result in 1.4 CEU's being awarded by ICC as WC3 is a Preferred Education Provider.

Instructors: Chris Kimball, PE, SE, CBO is a Vice President with WC3. He is a licensed structural engineer, and is an ICC certified building official, combination plans examiner, and combination building inspector. He has performed plan reviews for thousands of projects throughout Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, California, Arizona, and Texas. In addition, Chris has provided numerous training classes to help design professionals, building officials, and contractors alike to understand the requirements of the adopted building codes.

George Williams, MCP, CBO serves as both a plans examiner and building inspector for WC3. He has been a building inspector for more than 10 years, has a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, and is an ICC Master Code Professional. George has been instrumental in the start-up of multiple building departments including the adoption of codes, implementation of permit processes, development of policies and procedures, as well as the hiring and training of staff.

Todd Snider, PE, SE has more than 12 years of plan review and structural engineering design experience. He has performed plan reviews for thousands of projects throughout the western United States. Todd is a licensed structural engineer, has a Master's degree in Structural Engineering, and maintains ICC Certifications as a commercial building, mechanical, energy, and accessibility plans examiner. Todd teaches code classes in several states.