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Construction Blueprint Reading Online

Introduce yourself to blueprints and the specifications used on construction projects while learning the skills necessary to reference through those documents. Topics include symbols, abbreviations and scaling of working plans. Online Textbook Required

2.0 CEU

Cost: $275 


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jun 2

Jun 25

8 TU, TH 6:00-8:30pm Joseph Scillieri



These classes are for general contractors who are seeking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. The New Jersey State Department of Community Affairs (DCA) offers tuition reimbursement for qualified applicants. The information below lists the courses Mercer County Community College will offer this term. All course work within a particular discipline must be taken in the appropriate sequence (i.e. RCS, ICS, HHS). For a complete list of the courses offered statewide, see the DCA website at


For hybrid courses that have an online component, students must have a computer with a speaker and microphone and Chrome browser and a valid email address.

Please note: After successfully completing the required courses, contractors also need to pass National Exams. Students that need additional material and training for the national exams or having questions about requirements or textbooks should contact the DCA Licensing Unit 609-984-7820 or go to All UCC courses will use the current New Jersey Uniform Construction Code textbook. Students are responsible for purchasing the required books. 

Subcode Official Online

Prepares inspectors for the administrative license of Subcode Official. Subcode administration, legal
aspects of code enforcement, and related legislation are covered. Topics include procedures and forms
for permit applications; stop construction orders; variations; notices of violation; emergencies; and record

4.5 CEU

Cost: $528


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

May 26 – Jun 25

15 TU, W, TH 5:30-8:30pm James Strang

Construction Official Online

Prerequisite: Subcode Official class or license
This course acquaints inspectors and subcode officials with the role of the construction official. Includes instruction in
such areas as: office organization, purpose and fundamentals of code enforcement, procedures for processing cases,
search warrants and administrative hearings, records, maintenance, warrants, relocation, housing maintenance, and
legal rights of landlords and tenants. Textbook: Current Uniform Construction Code


Cost: $528


Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jul 7 – Aug 6

15 TU, W, TH 5:30-8:30pm James Strang