2012 - 2018 Georgia Commercial Code Changes



Course Objective: Cover the significant changes from the 2012 IBC to the 2018 IBC, including GA amendments. Parts of the IBC that will be covered will only include those provisions utilized by the state of GA.

The changes from the 2012 - 2018 IMC and IFGC will also be covered, including GA amendments.

The 2017 NEC and NFPA 101 will not be covered.






Class Dates 12/4/2019 to 12/4/2019


Registration 7:30

Class Time 8:00 - 4:00




Books Needed: 2018 IBC, IMC & IFGC


You will be emailed a handout in PDF form one week before the class starts to print and bring with you

Class Outline

Changes from the 2012 - 2018 IBC code provisions that pertain to the state of GA, including GA adopted amendments


Changes from the 2012 - 2018 IMC & IFGC, including GA adopted amendments


Continuing Education

Class Approved for 0.6 CEU's (6 Hours)






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. 

Class Location

Hampton Inn Conyers

1340 Dogwood Drive SE
Conyers, GA 30013


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