Plans Examiner I/II

Instructional Hours: 33.00

Course ObjectiveTo provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to function as an entry level Plans Examiner.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include review of plans, preparation of correspondence and plan review reports, communications with fire inspectors and emergency response personnel, handling of complaints, maintenance of records, participation in the legal proceedings, identification of when additional expertise is required, procedures used by the jurisdiction, research, interpretation of codes, implementation of policy, and creation of forms and job aids for job performance requirements. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, complete all required online and classroom activities and homework assignments, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final practical examination. This course satisfies the professional certification requirements for Plans Examiner I/II.

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