WABO Code Official Accreditation Program

 

The first-in-the-nation program designed to provide in-depth training tailored to prepare you for jobs in Washington State building departments.  This three-year program awards a certificate upon satisfactory completion of each three quarters (one class per quarter) for a total of three certificates.  By completing an International Code Council Certification exam for each certificate awarded, you have the option of gaining Accreditation through the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO), up to a total of three accreditations. *  *Contact WABO directly for details.

Everyone deserves to live and work in safe buildings. Do your part by finding a rewarding career in protecting the public as a building code official. Enroll in this three-year online program to fill a continuing demand for qualified:

  • Permit Technicians
  • Building Inspectors
  • Plans Examiners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For A Detailed List Of
Learning Objectives

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Year 1:  Working Knowledge of City and County Permit Centers – Permit Technician

  • Administrative and legal aspects of working in the regulatory side of the construction industry

  • Customer service and communication basics at a public service center

  • Basic understanding  of construction codes

  • Optional ICC Certificates Required to Achieve WABO Accreditation (Pick 1) – Permit Technician, Residential or Commercial Building Inspector, Residential or Building Plans Examiner


Year 2:
  Field Application of Construction Codes – Building Inspector

  • Inspecting development at construction sites

  • Communication techniques with builders & contractors

  • Report writing and properly documenting permit records

  • Inspector-level knowledge of construction codes

  • Optional ICC Certificates Required to Achieve WABO Accreditation (Pick 2 Additional) – Residential or Commercial Building Inspector, Residential or Building Plans Examiner


Year 3:
  Construction Code Reviews of Permit Applications – Plans Examiner

  • Multi-discipline permitting, process and procedures

  • Technical writing and presentation development

  • Understanding the interaction of plans examiners and permit applicants

  • Optional ICC Certificates Required to Achieve WABO Accreditation (Pick 2 Additional) – Residential or Commercial Building Inspector, Residential or Building or Mechanical or Plumbing Plans Examiner, Residential or Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Residential or Commercial Plumbing Inspector

 

Class Size is Limited – Click Here to Enroll Today!!

Questions? Call Melissa (360) 628-8669 or email [email protected]

 
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