Code Specialist (ICC CS) Columbia, SC



Course Objective: Exam prep for the ICC Code Specialist exam. The Code Specialist examination module is required for candidates pursuing a Code Specialist combination designation. This module serves to test the candidate's knowledge of the legal concerns, management issues, and communication skills that are necessary for an ICC Code Specialist.




 Method of Evaluation: Through a series of pre and post progress quizzes, reviews and worksheets, the instructor will aid the student in seeing how related tables and sections are used to form the current code. The instructor will help the student better understand how to interpret codes correctly and avoid common mistakes in the field. 






Class Dates 3/18/2019 to 3/28/2019


Registration 7:30 AM

Class Times:

March 18th & 19th 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

March 28th 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Note: If you would like to attend the whole day on the 28th to review material that was covered the first two days of class, you are welcome to come back after lunch. The afternoon portion will be for those that are preparing for the CBO Management Module exam, which uses the same reference materials as the CS exam.






Practice Quiz ($69.00 value) included in the price of the Course

Class Workbook Included

NOTE: Price does not include code books, lodging or meals




Books You Need To Bring To Class

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2012 Building Department Administration 4th Edition
  • 2002 or 2017 Legal Aspects of Code Administration
  • Human Resource Management for Public and Non-Profit Organizations: A Strategic Approach, 4th Edition
  • A Budgeting Guide for Local Government, 3rd Edition
  • ICC Inspector Skills



NOTE: Classes and Exams are not state specific.

Continuing Education

Class Approved for 1.5 CEU's (15 Hours)


Class Outline

Day 1

2015 IBC

2015 IFC

2015 IPMC

Legal Aspects of Code Administration

Day 2

Building Department Adminstration

Human Resource Management

Day 3 (1/2 Day)

Budgeting Guide

ICC Inspector Skills

Instructor Bio




Scheduled Instructor:



Patrick Bradshaw has been involved in the Codes industry for over 20 years.  Prior to this he worked in law enforcement and the fire service. Patrick graduated the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy with honors and has attended the National Fire Academy on multiple occasions.  During this time, Patrick has served as a patrol officer, criminal investigator, firefighter, fire apparatus operator, fire instructor, deputy fire marshal, life safety code specialist, manager of the State Fire Marshal Certification program, a fire investigator, HazMat technician, fire investigator, commercial building plans examiner and many other roles.


Patrick transitioned into codes enforcement in 1997 as a fire and life safety surveyor conducting both state and federal inspections of licensed healthcare facilities in South Carolina.  This included hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery facilities, assisted living facilities and other healthcare facilities.  He then became a deputy state fire marshal.  Patrick was the first manager for the state fire marshal’s certification program.  In this role he also administered and instructed three NFPA international certification courses for fire inspections and plan review.  Patrick has conducted numerous fire investigations in addition to fire and building codes inspections.  His inspection duties required him to inspect most all types of buildings and occupancies, as defined in the codes. 


Patrick has taught hundreds of classes to various audiences over his career.  Audiences include: firefighters, healthcare professionals, architects, engineers, fire inspectors and marshals, code enforcement officials, building officials, plans examiners and others.  Patrick maintains over 16 ICC certifications and has served on ICC’s exam development committee.  Patrick has consulted with design professionals and has served as an expert consulting witness. 

e-WISE (on line)

This class can be taken live in class or e-WISE (beamed in to your computer)


You can see and interact with the instructor and other class members, like you are there.



Link for e-WISE webpage for computer requirements and to test your system

Class Location

England Training Center

COLUMBIA, SC 29210-6852


England Training Center is in shopping center in front of Walmart, turn beside Murphy Gas station

We do not recommend any specific hotel, there are several in the area see www.

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7620 Rivers Avenue 370
Charleston, SC 29406
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