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Upcoming Continuing Education Events

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ICC Inspector Skills
December 9, 2015
8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Richmond Area (TBA)

This seminar addresses the necessary soft skills for success as an inspector, those nontechnical traits and behaviors that enhance an inspector’s ability to interact with others and to successfully carry out their job duties. These include people skills such as effective communication, diplomacy and customer service, but also includes skills for problem solving, professionalism, integrity and time management. This is a beneficial training for construction inspectors in all disciplines, as well as permit technicians, plan reviewers, managers, building officials and fire code officials.

To register or for more information, visit the VBCA online registration system at https://dmz1.dhcd.virginia.gov/TASO/TASOTCO/Default.aspx.

 

Report Writing for Inspectors
December 10, 2015
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Richmond Area (TBA)

This seminar is based on the text Report Writing for Code Inspectors by Dr. Jean Reynolds and David Diamantes. Working through exercises, drafting and rewriting notices, orders and reports, students will learn the elements of notices, citations, summonses and orders, and explain the appropriate use of each, gather and organize information in preparation for writing a report and gain an understanding and use of writing techniques and rules. This program will provide the inspector new at writing reports a strong skill set and understanding of writing skills as well as will serve as a refresher of proper writing skills for those experienced in writing reports.

To register or for more information, visit the VBCA online registration system at https://dmz1.dhcd.virginia.gov/TASO/TASOTCO/Default.aspx.

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