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JPVBCA is pleased to announce the Train the Trainer graduating class of 2017!

The Jack A. Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy (VBCA) has recently concluded its 2017 Train the Trainer program and we want to share our excitement in growing the VBCA instructor team. Twelve individuals from various localities and affiliations were selected to participate based on identified subject needs as well as recommendations from subject matter experts or […]

VBCOA 2017 Annual Conference

The 88th annual Virginia Building and Code Officials Association conference was held on October 14-17th in Virginia Beach with an attendance of 237, the largest conference in several years.  The education program offered a variety of enriching and informative sessions on topics ranging from leadership development to residential elevator inspection as well as the added […]

JPVBCA 2018 Training Now Open for Registration

The Jack A. Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy (VBCA) just released it’s 2018 training schedule.  All classes are posted and open for registration on the VBCA On-Line Registration System. To meet the demand the VBCA has increased the Core offerings from four to six times a year. Core will run once every eight to 10 weeks with classes offered […]

ICC launches new cloud based testing – PRONTO

PRONTO enables candidates to take tests securely any time of day  The International Code Council (ICC) recently unveiled a new cloud-based testing system, Proctored Remote Online Testing Option (PRONTO), which enables candidates to take ICC certification exams at their convenience on their home or office computer. In the past, test takers had to travel to […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Building Safety Month Campaign Contest

We want to thank everyone who participated in our contest and helped to make it a success. And special congratulations to the winners of the Building Safety Month Campaign Contest! The joint campaign of Carroll County, Grayson County, the City of Galax, and the Town of Hillsville, was selected as winners in the division of […]

Building Safety Month Scholarship Awarded

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is excited to announce the winner of the 2017 Building Code Safety Month Scholarship Essay Contest, Meghan K. Chudasama! A rising senior at Chantilly High School in Chantilly, VA, Meghan’s essay was unanimously chosen by the contest’s selection committee. It is clear that Meghan put some […]

ICC Seeks Military Members

ICC members come from many backgrounds and contribute a wide range of knowledge and expertise to the Building Safety Profession. ICC believes that understanding the background of their members will help them to better meet your needs. This includes those who have proudly served or have loved ones who have served our country in the […]