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National Electrical Code

Upcoming Dates
  • Nov. 11-15, 2024 (D259)
    Live Online
    $1,495
The National Electrical Code® is the "benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect consumers and property from electrical hazards," according to the National Fire Protection Association. This course is designed to help you work safely and more efficiently by applying the National Electrical Code to your daily work. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to design electrical systems that are code compliant and will be aware of the liabilities associated with noncompliance.
Customizable
Discipline: Electrical
RA00001

Introduction to the International Building Code (IBC) - Fire and Life Safety

Upcoming Dates
  • Nov. 12-13, 2024 (D222)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,195
  • May 7-8, 2025 (D444)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,195
Code compliance is one of the more challenging aspects of the design, construction, and operation of a building. Attend this practical, two-day course, to jump start your understanding of the International Building Code by learning the major changes in the 2021 edition, and how to effectively apply the fire and life safety requirements on your projects.
Customizable
RA00672

Complying with the International Existing Building Code (IEBC)

Upcoming Dates
  • Nov. 14-15, 2024 (D223)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,095
This course will help you recognize the limitations and extent of codes for existing buildings, and use one of three compliance paths to evaluate buildings.  It is intended for architects, engineers, contractors, code inspectors, and owner’s reps interested in applying the International Existing Building Code (IEBC) on their renovation projects.
RA01613

Applying the International Residential Code (IRC)

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  • Not scheduled at this time. Click the course title for program description and contact information.
This course examines concepts of the 2021 International Residential Code (IRC) that provide the basis for design and construction of single-family homes, duplexes and townhouses. A clear understanding of minimum requirements allows a designer to prepare drawings that will receive permit approval, and the plan reviewer and inspector to apply the IRC for construction.
RA01819

Property Maintenance Code Compliance and Enforcement

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  • Not scheduled at this time. Click the course title for program description and contact information.
Ensure that your property maintenance and rental inspection programs are protecting the health and safety of the residents in your community. Learn key field inspection points to preserve the integrity of the housing stock, including residential construction, building systems, and health requirements. You will also learn practical ways to organize and effectively manage the programs in your office.
RA01552

Structural Provisions in the Building Code and Referenced Standards

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Solidify your understanding of the 2021 International Building Code (IBC) structural provisions and referenced standards from ASCE, AISC, and ACI, and confidently apply these provisions during structural design and plan review. This course will examine wind and seismic loads, steel and aluminum, concrete, masonry, foundations, wood design, and special inspections.
Customizable
RA00621

Wisconsin Commercial Building Code Refresher

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  • Not scheduled at this time. Click the course title for program description and contact information.
Get current, hands-on information to understand and use the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code (WCBC). Presented by UW–Madison and the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), this annual event is a valuable opportunity to learn the latest updates. Discover best practices to make your plan submittal process a success.
RA00303
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