Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:15 - 5:00 pm
Overview of Special Inspections
General program guidelines
Special inspector qualifications
Testing and inspection agency accreditation
Forms, schedules and agreements
Soil and Foundation Inspections
Existing soil conditions
Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections
Concrete placement, testing and inspection
Prestressed and precast concrete
Masonry mortar, joints and connections
Grout and grout placement
Tension and slip-critical bolts
Structural steel assemblies
Joint and connection details
Pre-engineered metal buildings
Wood Construction, Fire-Resistance and Exterior Insulation Inspections
Inspection of wood structural elements:
Wood fasteners and connections
Architectural wall panels
Exterior insulation and finish systems
Seismic and Wind Resistance
Seismic requirements: inspections, tests, observations
Wind resistance: observations
Load Testing and Material and Test Standards
Discrepancies and Reports
Reports and discrepancy list
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours*
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
*does not qualify for California accessibility requirement
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in all states with continuing education requirements, excluding Florida architects. This seminar does not qualify for California’s mandated accessibility continuing education requirement.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina,and North Dakota.
The International Code Council has approved this course for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of building.
This course also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity for construction contractors. Credit approval is not being sought in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Neville R. Pereira, P.E., CBO
Chief of Building Services and the Interim Deputy Director for the Resource Management Agency over Public Works, Parks and Facilities for the County of Monterey in California
Mr. Pereira is currently the Chief of Building Services and the Interim Deputy Director for the Resource Management Agency over Public Works, Parks and Facilities for the County of Monterey in California. As registered professional engineer in the state of California, he has spent the past thirty years of his career facilitating construction as a design engineer and city official. Mr. Pereira is also currently ICC certified as a plans examiner, building inspector, accessibility specialist and building official. His experience includes several jurisdictions including the County and City of Los Angeles, City of Glendale, City of Santa Monica, Temple City, and City of Pasadena, where he has served in various capacities ranging from plans examiner, inspector, Building Official and City Engineer. He was an adjunct professor for the College of the Canyons, teaching architecture, construction, and building codes. His service to his profession includes several years on the Board of Directors, culminating in President of the Los Angeles Basin Chapter of ICC. Mr. Pereira has served on the Administration Code Committee as Vice Chair, ICC's Technology Advisory Group and chaired the Higher Education Task Group for the Building Official’s Membership Council. He currently serves on the CALBO State Licensing Boards Committee and has is a commissioner on the Monterey County Commission on Disabilities. During the past fifteen years consistently attending ICC code hearings, Mr. Pereira has strived to raise the profile of the code official though building consistency, education, and participation of the membership.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.