Skill Certificate in Construction Inspection

Division: Industry & Technology

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Construction Inspection. Students completing this certificate will acquire basic knowledge in building codes and code authority, enforcement, and basic concepts of building systems.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify the construction documents required for obtaining a building permit.
  • List the content of each chapter (1-10) in the International Residential Code.
  • List the sequence of inspections involved in a residential construction project. 

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment with city or county building inspection departments, permit technician, code enforcement, or home inspection.

Program Requirements 

CT 109Residential Codes and Inspections3
CT 271Life Safety for Construction3
CT 273Electrical Codes3
CT 275Plumbing Inspection3
CT 277Structural Inspection3

The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.