Take these courses 100% online.  Once registered, you have access to the curriculum of your choice, completing it at your own pace.  When complete you will get a certificate noting the number of hours of credit.  

Check the individual course descriptions for information on applicability of courses toward continuing education credit.

In this course, the student will not only review the existing laws and rules concerning building officials and the building inspector vocation, but also look at new laws and rules.  There is a portion of the course that provides some practical application through simulation.

This course is a two-hour self-paced course.

In this course, students will review ethics and how to deal with the public, the business concerns and the government in a proper and ethical manner.

This is a one-hour self-paced course.

This course was designed to assist the Florida Principle and Practice Licensure Exam Candidate prepare for the exam by becoming familiar with the exam format; how the exam is presented; and how to use the P&P Manual to complete the exam successfully.

This course will help the participant improve verbal and written communication skills when interacting with customers, peers, supervisors and the public. This course is required for all Cross Training Programs.

 NUMBER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS:  One (1) Hour presented as online self-paced instruction 

 COURSE GOAL:  Inspectors must interact with a variety of people and situations daily.  The outcome of these interactions depends on the ability and skill of the inspector to properly communicate verbally and in writing – which includes effective listening skills.  This course will help the inspector improve these critical skills.

 COURSE OBJECTIVES:

After completion, the student will be better able to:

  • Describe and properly utilize the communications cycle.
  • Apply active listening skills to conversations with customers and the public.
  • Apply correct written composition skills to written communication, including email, written reports and other written instruments.

(This course is a required course for the Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Inspector Cross Training Programs)

In this course, students learn the tricks and techniques for reviewing plans as well as specific techniques for successfully completing inspections.  

(This course is a required course for the Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Inspector Cross Training Programs)

This course addresses the soft skills that are essential for construction inspectors to excel in their mission to ensure safe, code-compliant buildings for the public.

After completing this course, participants will be able to exhibit non-technical traits, positive behaviors, and problem-solving skills to enhance their ability to interact with others and carry out effective communication, diplomacy, customer service and public relations skills.

Introduction to Article 90

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course will help the participant better understand the requirements, provisions and recommendations found in the National Electrical Code, Article 90. This course is required for Electrical Cross Training Programs.

NUMBER OF CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS:  One (1) Hour presented as online self-paced instruction

COURSE GOAL:  This course will introduce the student to the National Electrical Code, Part 90, the basis for electrical installations in the United States.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  After completion, the student will be better able to:

  • Describe the history and development of the National Electrical Code.
  • Describe the organization of the National Electrical Code.
  • Identify what is covered and what is not covered in the National Electrical Code.

 STUDENT PREREQUISITES: None