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UCC 230 ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR HHS

UCC 230 Electrical Inspector HHS

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  UCC 230 Electrical Inspector HHS

Credit Hours: 3.0              Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in UCC 130

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  This course is designed to meet the state’s standard for educational program requirements to become licensed, through the Department of Community Affairs, as a New Jersey Electrical Inspector HHS (NJAC 5:23-5.20(h)).  This course provides classroom instruction a covering the duties and responsibilities of hazardous and high-rise structures (HHS), electrical plan review, and inspection.  The instructor especially emphasizes code requirements, regulations, and manufacture specifications for the installation of the various types of electrical systems, as well as the rehabilitation and barrier-free subcodes, plan review, and field inspections.

Course Goals:  Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of  the adopted regulations that are used to make necessary electrical calculations in the field of electrical inspection and plan review;
  2. demonstrate knowledge of proper codes, rules, regulations, materials, and manufacturers’ specifications of the electrical systems;
  3. assist in review of electrical plans and specifications for all types of construction and use groups in class I, II, and III categories of residential, commercial, industrial, and hazardous and high-rise structures, multifamily residential structures and check for compliance with the adopted codes of the UCC (NJAC 5:23-3.14 through 3.22), the rehabilitation subcode (NJAC 5:23-6), barrier-free subcode (NJAC 5:23-7), and electrical code (NJAC 5:23-3.16) during on-site inspections; and
  4. explain the current practices and new and recent innovations in electrical construction technology and how the NEC 2008 is adopted and amended by the UCC regulations (NJAC 5:23-3.16).