AIBO Permit Technician Track

CEs are listed below course. Some courses are still awaiting approval.

January 14

8:00-9:30 a.m.

State of the State

Scott McKown, Scott McLellan, State of Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry−Construction Codes and Licensing Division

This session will address important issues that affect building officials, code enforcement personnel and other construction industry professionals in Minnesota.

State of Minnesota CEs are pending.

9:45–11:15 a.m.

Building Codes: Intent and Purpose

Matthew Simoneau, University of Wisconsin-Stout

This educational seminar explores the history of the purpose and intent of building codes and how past disasters have shaped modern building codes. In addition to exploring the health, safety and welfare requirements of building codes, the impetus for building codes and the code development process will be discussed. This seminar will help Permit Technicians as well as building inspectors answer the question "Why do I have to do this?"

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, and Manufactured Home Installers.

12:15−1:45 p.m.

Factory Built Structures

Randy Vogt, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Description, identification and differences of Prefabricated Buildings, Industrialized Modular Buildings, Manufactured Homes, Tiny Homes, Park models, and RV's. Foundation types and soil identification and testing. Calculating bearing capacities.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, and 1.75 Code Hours for Manufactured Home Installers.

2:00−3:30 p.m.

CCLD Enforcement and Licensing Update

Charlie Durenberger, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

DLI Enforcement and Licensing Update.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, Manufactured Home Installers, Electrical, Plumbing, and Water Conditioning.

January 15

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Legal Considerations

Alan Kantrud, H. A. Kantrud, PA

This section will deal primarily with the responsibilities, risks and pitfalls that building officials and associated staff face in prosecuting their roles. The focus will be on security, data practices, privacy and disclosures. Everyone wants to do the right thing but many struggle with the boundaries. This session will attempt to make clearer the obligations and limits of your responsibilities.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, and Manufactured Home Installers..

9:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Permit Tech and Inspectors Joining Forces: Inspections

Andy Schreder, Rum River Construction Consultants

Efficient operations depend greatly on everyone knowing their job and doing that job. Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Permit Tech, Plans Examiner and Field Inspector can improve the quality of our work and reduce turn around times.

This course has been approved for 5.25 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, and Manufactured Home Installers.