Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:30 - 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 reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
Prestressed and precast concrete
Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement
Pre-engineered metal buildings
Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design
AWC and AISI publication references in Code
Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
Lateral framing inspection practices
Seismic resistance/isolation systems
Exterior Insulation/Finishes and Fire Resistance/Smoke Control
Exterior insulation and finish systems
Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
Material Standards and Load Tests
Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
In-situ load tests
Pre-construction load tests
Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports
Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
Final report, required documentation and distribution
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW PDHs
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW PDHs to architects in most states, including Nebraska. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Nebraska.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA information under this course listing.
Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This seminar also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has been submitted to any state contractor licensing board for continuing education credit approval.
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.
Jared Agee, MCP, CBO
Division Director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri
Mr. Agee is the division director of building and code enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri. Previously, he worked in urban and suburban municipal governments managing building code enforcement, facilities, and information technology. Prior to his public sector positions, he worked in the construction industry in design and project management.
Mr. Agee has an undergraduate degree in Architectural and Mechanical Design and a graduate degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. As a Master Code Professional, he is one of approximately 800 people to obtain the highest level of certification from the International Code Council.
Mr. Agee is a former president of the Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors (MABOI). In addition, he founded Regimen Consulting LLC, which provides code training and technology consulting to various organizations.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.
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AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: Special Inspections Under the International Building Code Chapter 17
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This 7.0 live lecture presentation examines special inspection guidelines, inspection standards for soils and foundations, concrete and masonry construction, steel, wood, cold-formed steel, wind and seismic design, exterior insulation, finishes and fire resistance, smoke control, material standards, and load tests. This course also covers ethical issues related to special inspections.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe special inspection requirements for site preparation, foundations, concrete reinforcement, concrete placement and masonry placement.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify special inspection requirements for wood and cold-formed steel framing and fasteners.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to meet special inspection requirements for exterior insulation and finishes, and for fire resistance and smoke control.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with requirements for design strength of materials and in-situ load tests.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction, code compliance and inspections.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/06/2022
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