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The Architecture and Construction cluster includes careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment. Opportunities in this cluster include working on new structures, restorations, additions, alterations, and repairs.

Upcoming Workforce Development and Community Education Courses

This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Fire Prevention Level I code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting existing buildings, excluding high-rise, in the following occupancy classifications: business, small assembly, mercantile, residential, and storage. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the NC Fire Prevention Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Fire Prevention Level I state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Stephen Sudderth

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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The course is designed to provide electrical contractors with updated information on the latest changes in the National Electric Code, NC Electric Code, and local utility company requirements.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1403A

Instructor: Robert Reed

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Mechanical Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting electrical installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon the information presented in the Mechanical Levels I and II Standard Inspection Courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Mechanical Code and the Fuel Gas Code of the NC State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Mechanical Level III state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1508

Instructor: Gary Hayes

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Electrical Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting electrical installations in all types of construction of unlimited size and is built upon the information presented in the Electrical Levels I and II Standard Inspection Courses. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Electrical Code of the NC State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Electrical Level III state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Stacey L. Miller

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Fire Prevention Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting existing buildings, excluding high-rise, in the following occupancy classifications: business, small assembly, large assembly, mercantile, residential, storage, educational, and industrial. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the NC Fire Prevention Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Fire Prevention Level II state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Stephen Sudderth

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Fire Prevention Level III code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting all existing buildings, including high-rise. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the NC Fire Prevention Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Fire Prevention Level III state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Stephen Sudderth

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This certification-related course is designed for the education and training of the Plumbing Level II code enforcement official who has the responsibility of inspecting plumbing installations in all types of construction up to 60,000 square feet and is built upon the information presented in the Plumbing Level I Standard Inspection Course. Upon completion, course participants will have a better understanding of the Plumbing Code of the NC State Building Code and will be able to apply the Code in the inspection field. In addition, with the successful completion of this course and the Law and Administration course in conjunction with other education and experience requirements specified by the NC Code Officials Qualification Board, course participants will be eligible to take the Plumbing Level II state examination for inspector certification.

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1507

Instructor: Gary Hayes

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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This course is designed to provide continuing education hours required by the NC General Contracting Licensing Board. Any course approved by the board may be selected, or a course may be submitted for approval to the board. Requirements and course specifics should reference requirements of the NC General Contracting Licensing Board (www.nclbgc.org).

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Wilkes Campus - Kendrick/Church Hall, Room 1505

Instructor: Gary Hayes

Comments: Curt Miller cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu 336-838-6230

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Visit the WDCE page for a complete list of upcoming courses. Many courses are offered online via Ed2Go.

Is there a specific course you would like to see offered? Contact cbmiller923@wilkescc.edu.