Certified Building Official

$595 Classroom or Online (30-Day Access)
$150 Retake Fee

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Purpose

Certified Building Official Exam: The Certified Building Official certification is for persons who may serve as building officials.  According to the ICC: “The Certified Building Official is responsible for the development, administration, interpretation, application and enforcement of the codes adopted by their jurisdiction. They will be able to manage their department’s budget and the certification and training of inspection staff. They will have an understanding of laws and regulations pertaining to human resources. They will have a thorough knowledge of customer service, develop and maintain effective relationships with all client groups, and be able to effectively communicate with contractors, homeowners, subordinates, superiors, news media, elected officials, and civic organizations.”

Exams Required & Reference Materials

CBO Management Module (MN) – 75 questions, 2 hour time limit.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 Building Department Administration
  • A budgeting Guide for Local Government, 3rd Edition
  • Human Resources Management for Public & Nonprofit Organizations, 4th Edition
  • Inspector Skills

CBO Legal Module (ME) – 75 questions, 2 hour time limit.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 Building Department Administration
  • 2005 Legal Aspects of Code Administration
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • Human Resources Management for Public & Nonprofit Organizations, 4th Edition

CBO Building Codes and Standards Module (FB) – 75 questions, 2 hour time limit.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 National Electrical Code
  • Special Inspection Manual, 2012 Edition
  • 2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Schedule and Pricing

Course are available in CLASSROOM. SIMULTANEOUS LIVE WEBINARS via the internet, or attend by viewing RECORDED WEBINARS. Classes are held at our Learning Center located in Hudson, Florida 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.  The course fee is $595.00 for any format and includes instruction and access to any webinar/recorded webinar(s) and online simulated exams (bring your own exam references) for 30 DAYS. If you wish to RETAKE this course after the 30 days has expired, there is a $150 Retake Fee. Students must have their own code or other reference material required for the test. All reference materials can be purchased from the Contractors Library.

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NOTE: This is a new course. As such, there are currently no recorded webinars for this class.