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Down the Load Path - 2015

Down the Load Path – 2015

Course 3 of 4 in Building Codes for Building Decks

Description: Now updated with all the new 2015 IRC provisions, this course completes the load path started in course 2, Ledgers and Lateral Loads. Decking, joists, beams, posts, foundations and even properties of the earth are covered, so that the entire structural system and related codes can be understood. This course also covers the topics in the NADRA Master Deck Professional-Codes 2015 certification renewal!

Approved for .3 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

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Building Codes for Basement Finish

Building Codes for Basement Finish


Description: There are a lot of different code provisions to evaluate when handling a basement finish, and this courses covers them all. Building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel-gas, and electrical codes are taught as they apply to the caveats of working in a basement. Based on the 2015 IRC, this course is provided in eight learning sessions, Design, Alarms, Emergency Escape & Rescue, Framing, Fireblocking, Mechanical, Electrical, and Drywall & Access.
Approved for .3 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

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NADRA

Building Codes for Building Decks

A series of four courses, sponsored by NADRA

Sponsored by the North American Deck and Railing Association, this series of four courses comprehensively reviews deck design and construction according to the provisions of the 2009, 2012 & 2015 International Residential Code (IRC). Now available to everyone, the NADRA Master Deck Professional – Codes Certification is based on these courses.

Existing Structure

The Existing Structure – 2009 & 2012

Course 1 of 4 in Building Codes for Building Decks

Description: This course is related to how a new deck will interact with an existing site and building. Building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and fuel-gas systems and codes must all be considered when designing a deck to effectively work with a home. Guidance, requirements and limitations for integrating a deck with a home are provided.

Approved for .4 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

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Ledgers and Lateral Loads

Ledgers and Lateral Loads – 2009 & 2012

Course 2 of 4 in Building Codes for Building Decks

Description: This course covers structural design criteria for decks, such as loading, design methods and lumber properties. It continues with an in-depth review of ledger attachments, including how to handle various exterior cladding, flashing methods, and structural considerations. Lateral loads are also discussed in detail to provide a better understanding of what is required and how to provide it.

Approved for .4 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

Sponsored by NADRA
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A Trip Down the Load Path

A Trip Down the Load Path – 2009 & 2012

Course 3 of 4 in Building Codes for Building Decks

Description: This course compliments course 2, Ledgers and Lateral Loads, by completing the discussion of designing a deck structure. It provides code requirements and guidance for designing the load path, from the decking where we stand to the earth below that supports it all. Decking, joists, beams, posts, foundations and even properties of the earth will be discussed so that a complete understanding of the entire structural system can be achieved.

Approved for .3 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

Sponsored by NADRA
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Down the Load Path - 2015

Down the Load Path – 2015

Course 3 of 4 in Building Codes for Building Decks UPDATED TO THE 2015 IRC

Description: Now updated with all the new 2015 IRC provisions, this course completes the load path started in course 2, Ledgers and Lateral Loads. Decking, joists, beams, posts, foundations and even properties of the earth are covered, so that the entire structural system and related codes can be understood. This course also covers the topics in the NADRA Master Deck Professional-Codes 2015 certification renewal!

Approved for .3 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

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Non-Structural Provisions – 2009 & 2012

Course 4 of 4 in Building Codes for Building Decks

Description: An in-depth explanation of non-structural building code regulations related to stairs, ramps, landings, guards, and handrails will be provided. Structural considerations for stairs and guards are also discussed. Design considerations for common amenities and features that often accompany deck construction, such as lighting, hot-tubs, gas-fired equipment and piping, and new doors are reviewed.

Approved for .3 ICC CEU with Full Enrollment.

Sponsored by NADRA
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Construction Vocabulary

Construction Vocabulary (Under Construction)


From trade jargon to code definitions

Description: The construction industry has its own vocabulary and understanding it is critical. No matter what role you play in the industry, this course will either introduce, cross-train, or refresh your understanding of unique terms used only in construction and code. Field jargon and IRC definitions for framing, roofing, plumbing and other topics will be explained as they apply to their application.

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