New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Education Program

Atlantic Cape Community College and the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs will offer Uniform Construction Code (UCC) classes for the spring semester. The courses focus on technical needs for contractors, estimators, architects, engineers, and government officials related to the design, construction and maintenance of building structures. These classes are for general contractors looking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. Courses must be taken in the proper sequence (R.C.S.-I.C.S.-H.H.S.)

Licensing questions and licensing application packet requests should be directed to the Licensing Unit at 609.984.7834 or

Students must purchase all required textbooks, including the Uniform Construction Code Act and Regulations (blue book). Books can be ordered from the Department of Community Affairs at 609.984.0040.

Technical Assistant

The Technical Assistant program is designed for individuals working in a municipality (specifically the building department) or contractors and their staff who want to understand the state’s construction permit processes. It provides an understanding of the Uniform Construction Code as it relates to the permitting process. This course covers UCC Law, Regulations, Administration, UCC Standard Blue Form, Building Print Reading, Reporting And Time Management, Technical Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution, and Critical Thinking.

CONS-107 (45 hours)
Fee: $499 (Textbook(s) may be required at additional cost)

Section CW01-Cape May County Campus
Wednesdays, beginning February 1 (ends May 10), 6-9 p.m

Building Inspector ICS – LIVE ONLINE

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Building Inspector R.C.S. course.

This 75-hour program provides students with educational information on building code requirements for medium-sized industrial and commercial structures. It will cover building construction, foundation design, wood and steel frame construction, fire-resistance rating, and requirements for building subcode, testing materials, and uniform construction code.

CONS-203 (75 hours)
Fee: $799 (Textbook(s) may be required at additional cost)

Section OW01-Live Online
Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning February 16 (ends May 11), 6-9 p.m.
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Full payment must be made at the time of online registration via credit/debit card. Early registration is recommended to ensure a spot in your workshop, many courses fill quickly.
Still have questions? Contact us at or 609.343.5655.