2018 Residential Code Changes



Course Objective: Cover the significant changes from the 2015 IRC to the 2018 IRC, including SC amendments.






Class Dates 12/10/2019 to 12/10/2019


Registration 7:30

Class Time 8:00 - 4:00




SC Inspectors Employed BY A Jurisdiction Fill Out This Form And Send To Teresa For The State To Cover The Cost SCLLR Approval Form.


Note: The State Will Not Pay If You Already Have More Than 18 Hours Of Credit For The Cycle.


Lunch Will Be Provided From 12:00 - 1:00



Bring Your 2018 IRC To Class If You Have One

Class Outline

Morning Session

2018 IRC Changes Chapters 1-10

Afternoon Session

2018 IRC Changes Chapters 12-43


Continuing Education

Class Approved for 0.6 CEU's (6 Hours)




South Carolina LLR




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.



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Class Location

England Training Center

COLUMBIA, SC 29210-6852


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