2018 ICC B5 Building Inspector Exam Prep Course! (B1 + B2 Exam)

Become a Certified ICC B5 Combination Inspector! (Online and self-paced)

Complete our self-paced 2018 B1 Residential Building Inspector training course, then take the actual ICC exam online via ICC PRONTO.

Complete our self-paced 2018 B2 Commercial Building Inspector training course and schedule an additional test date.

From: $398.00 $378.00

2018 B5 Printed Course Manuals

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2018 B5 Building Inspector Combination Package.

We provide the study material required to achieve ICC B5 Building Inspector status. PASS BOTH YOUR 2018 ICC B1 and 2018 ICC B2 EXAM. You will pass; we guarantee it. Order our B5 Combo Course & save $20 

As a combination ICC B5 Certified Building Inspector, you can inspect any residential AND commercial building project structure!

B5 Building Inspector Combination Package Includes eManuals, FastTabs, QuickCards, and Online Practice Exams.

ICC E5 Exam Course includes eManual, FastTabs, QuickCards. and Online Practice Exams.
ICC B5 Exam Course includes eManual, FastTabs, QuickCards. and Online Practice Exams.

 

Demonstrate your mastery of the code and become ICC B5 Building Inspector certified. Achieving an ICC B5 Combination Designation through passing your ICC B1 and B2 Exams demonstrates your proficiency & flexibility in diverse building safety disciplines & opens many doors to a broad array of job opportunities.

The ICC grants you Automatic Combination Designations once you pass all exams and prerequisites on your myICC account.

The ICC will track your progress as you test and detect your exam and prerequisite achievements and automatically grant you the combination you qualify for.

Now take your ICC B1 & B2 exams, ONLINE 24/7!

Take your exams at home via PRONTO (Proctored Remote Online Testing). Print your B5 inspector certificate immediately upon passing both exams!

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TEST-TAKING – Room: Where you take your final ICC exam.

  • Requirement: Only one person is allowed in the room; if someone else enters while you are testing, the Proctor will automatically eject you from the exam.
  • Recommendations: The room should be in a quiet place with a door that can remain shut. Again, make sure you are alone, comfortable, and fully prepared to stay in full view of the webcam for the duration of your exam.

Bathroom Breaks: You may take up to a 5-minute bathroom break at any time during the exam.

  • Requirement: If a break exceeds the 5-minute mark, the Proctor will terminate the exam. The time clock continues to count down during any breaks. Additionally, a new desk scan is required before you are allowed to continue taking the exam.
  • Recommendations: Bathroom breaks waste your time. Be sure to take care of your business before your exam begins.

YOUR COMPUTER: You may use any PC or Laptop if it has a webcam, speakers, and a microphone

  • Requirement: Your computer must be connected to the internet. If using a laptop, use it as a stand-alone computer. Do not plug it into a docking station with monitors attached.

Required Operating System:

  • Windows XP – Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.13 (High Sierra)

Internet Connection: You must have a stable internet connection

  • Requirement: minimum speed of 2MB, upload, and download.
  • Recommendations: While you can use WiFi, we highly recommend using wired high-speed internet access as WiFi may not be as stable.

Browser (with pop-up blocker disabled):

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

ProctorU Technical Support

  • Call: 1-855-772-8678, Option 1
  • Before connection time, you can submit a support ticket.
  • During connection time, live chat support will be available.

Includes: Study Course for 2018 ICC B1 Residential Building Inspector Exam.

Master chapters 1-11 of the 2018 IRC! Our comprehensive interactive ICC Residential Building Inspector exam preparation program is your best, most affordable path to guarantee ICC B1 certification!

THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2018 (IRC). IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THIS CODEBOOK, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

 

YOUR ROADMAP TO SUCCESS. PASS THE ICC B1 EXAM, GUARANTEED!

Refresh your IRC code knowledge, successfully pass your 2018 ICC B1 Residential Building Inspector Exam. Our comprehensive interactive Building Inspector exam preparation program is your best, most affordable path to guarantee ICC B1 certification!

 

Pass your ICC building Inspector exam - roadmap for success

Get your ICC B1 Residential Building Inspector Certification. We provide you with the study materials required to PASS THE ICC B1 EXAM. Our 100% money-back guarantee backs this course.

STUDY our “Navigating the 2018 IRC: A Code Primer – For ICC B1 Residential Building Inspectors”. This eManual familiarizes you with the code’s structure and function within the first 11 chapters of the 2018 IRC “ICC International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings.”

PRACTICE utilizing our “Online Study Center,” providing over 800 practice questions. Study-specific questions and answers and take timed simulated practice exams.

The course includes

  • eManual (Navigating the 2018 IRC. A Code Primer – For the ICC B1 Residential Building Inspector exam)
  • Printable Worksheets (Companion to eManual)
  • FastTabs (Tab your codebook – shipped via USPS)
  • QuickCards. (Six quick code lookup laminated cheat sheets – shipped via USPS)
  • Online Study Center (Practice looking up answers in your codebook, Take full length simulated exams).

eMANUAL – NAVIGATING THE 2018 IRC – A Code Primer – For the ICC B1 Residential Building Inspector Exam

Textbook explains how to look up information in the 2018 International Residential Code book

Our “NAVIGATING THE 2018 IRC” eManual helps students review the (IRC) International Residential Code. This eManual focuses specifically on the relationship of the IRC to the B1 Certification Exam. When you master the code, you master the Exam!

This eManual is the starting point for the TLC Certification Training Program. Designed specifically for the ICC B1 Residential Building Inspector exam. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of the first eleven chapters of the 2018 IRC. The eManual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC B1 Exam.

eManual includes

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the IRC
  • Code reference exercises, speed drills
  • Exam Breakdown
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Breaking down questions by subject (Chapters 1-11)
    • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference.
    • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX
    • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions.

You are allowed by ICC to use the 2018 IRC codebook when taking your B1 Exam!


FAST-TABS –  Quick reference tabs for your IRC codebook, approved for use when taking your ICC exam:

Tabs your 2018 IRC Codebook

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2018 IRC quickly and efficiently. Fast-tabs are a must-have item for IRC users and can dramatically lower the time spent searching through the codebook.

You are allowed by ICC to use our IRC code book tabs when taking your B1 Exam!


QUICK-CARDS – Six Quick lookup References of key IRC codes:

Use these 2018 IRC Quick-Cards when taking your ICC B1 Exam

These laminated multi-page Quick-Cards place 2018 IRC essentials at your fingertips & help familiarize you with key code sections. Quick-cards are a useful addition to your professional code library.

IRC Quick-card includes

Foundations & Footings ● Floor Framing ● Wall Framing ● Roof Framing ● Exterior Wall Covering ● Interior Dimensions ● Stairways ● Means of Egress ● Smoke Alarms ● HVAC & Appliance Location & Clearance ● HVAC – Ventilation & Exhaust Systems ● Plumbing ● Electrical

Wood Framing Quick-card includes

Footings & Foundations ● Sill Plates & Foundation Anchorage ● Wood Floor Framing ● Wood Floor Framing – Joists ● Wood Floor Framing – Cutting, Drilling & Notching & Fastening Schedule ● Fastening, Framing Of Openings & Floor Sheathing ● Wall Framing ● Roof Framing

Doors & Windows Quick-card includes

Emergency Escape & Rescue Openings ● Means of Egress ● Window Area & Glazing ● NFRC Label ● Exterior Doors & Windows ● Performance ● Framing Doors & Windows ● Doors – Components, Types & Installations ● Windows – Components, Types & Installations

Residential Construction Foundations Quick-card include

Foundation Site & Soil ● Properties of Soils – Unified Soil Classification System ● Soil Types ● Presumptive Load-Bearing values of Foundation Materials ● Footings ● Footings – Minimum Size & Minimum Depth ● Minimum Width & Thickness for Concrete Footings for Light-Frame Construction ● Foundation Clearance from Slopes ● Footing Reinforcement ● Foundation & Retaining Walls ● Plain masonry Foundation Walls ● Lap Splice & Tension Development Lengths ● Wood Foundation Walls ● Plywood Grade and Thickness for Wood Foundation Construction ● Under-Floor Space ● Foundation Drainage ● Dampproofing & Waterproofing

Shearwalls & Sheathing Quick-card includes

Loads & Shear Walls ● Shear Walls – General ● Materials – Plywood & Oriented Strand Board (Osb) ● Floor & Roof Sheathing ● Framing & Wall Bracing ● Braced Wall Panels & Sheathing ● Wall Panel Connections

Roof Assemblies Quick-card includes

Weather Protection ● Roof Covering – Underlayment ● Slate Shingles ● Asphalt  Shingles ● Mineral Surfaced Roll Roofing ● Clay and Concrete Tile ● Metal Roof Shingles ● Wood Shingles & Wood Shakes ● Photovoltaic Shingles & BIPV Roof Panels ● Roof insulation ● Reroofing.

You are allowed by ICC to use IRC Quick-cards if put in a three-ring binder when taking your B1 Exam.


Online Study Center for B1 Exam –  Study Questions and Practice Exams

Access eManuals, Study Questions, and Simulated Exams From Any Device With Internet Access!

TLC Online Classroom for ICC Building Inspector Exam

Our online practice questions provide you with a framework to practice utilizing chapters 1-11 of your 2018 IRC Codebook. This process of constantly utilizing your codebook to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides you with the required skill set to pass your B1 Building inspector exam easily.

Four modes of study!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 800 ICC B1 exam practice questions & answers. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Flashcard Mode: Online Virtual Flashcards provide randomized access to our entire question set and are an ideal setting to practice answering exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Chapter Tests: Provide real-time feedback on each chapter of our study materials, enabling you to concentrate on chapters that need improvement.
  • Simulated Final Exams: Simulates the taking of your ICC B1 Building inspector exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on B1 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC B1 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic B1 exam simulation)

Take as many simulated final exams as you want! (These exams help you to gain the knowledge, speed, and confidence needed to pass your ICC B1 exam effortlessly)


One-year online access: Full access membership to our online study center. Experience the convenience of learning at home or in the office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course.


THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2018 (IRC). IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THIS CODEBOOK, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

Includes: Study Course for 2018 ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspector exam.

Master the 2018 IBC code and the Concrete Manual. Our comprehensive interactive B2 Commercial Building Inspector exam preparation program is your best, most affordable path to guarantee ICC B2 certification!

THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2018 (IBC) INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, AS WELL AS THE CONCRETE MANUAL. IF YOU DO NOT POSSESS COPIES OF THESE BOOKS, PURCHASE THEM IMMEDIATELY.

YOUR BLUEPRINT FOR SUCCESS. PASS THE ICC B2 EXAM, GUARANTEED!

Refresh your 2018 IBC (International Building Code) knowledge and familiarize yourself with the Concrete ManualBased on the 2015 IBC and ACI 318-14. Successfully pass your 2018 ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspector Exam without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Our comprehensive interactive exam preparation program is your best, most affordable path to guarantee ICC B2 certification!

Get your ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspector Certification. We provide you with the study materials required to PASS THE ICC B2 EXAM. Our 100% money-back guarantee backs this course.


How To Use Our Online Study Center

STUDY our “Navigating the 2018 IBCA Code Primer – For ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspectors”. This eManual will familiarize you with the code’s structure within the 35 chapters of the 2018 IBC “International Building Code.”

STUDY our “Navigating the Concrete Manual: Based on the 2015 IBC and the ACI 318-14. This eGuide focuses specifically on how to navigate the Concrete Manual

PRACTICE utilizing our “Online Study Center,” providing over 1100 practice questions. Study-specific questions and answers and take timed simulated practice exams.

The course includes:

  • eManual (Navigating the 2018 IBC. A Code Primer – For ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspector exam)
  • eGuide (Navigating the Concrete Manual)
  • Printable Worksheets (Companion to eManual & eGuide)
  • FastTabs (Tab your 2018 IBC codebook)
  • QuickCard. (Quick code lookup cheatsheets)
  • Online Study Center (Practice looking up answers in your codebook. Take full-length simulated exams).


eMANUAL – NAVIGATING THE 2018 IBC: A Code Primer – For the ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspector exam.

Our “NAVIGATING THE IBC” eManual helps students review the (IBC) International Building Code. The eManual focuses specifically on the relationship between the 2018 IBC and the 2018 ICC B2 Certification Exam.
When you master the code, you master your Exam!

This eManual is the starting point for the TLC Certification Training Program. Designed specifically for the ICC B2 Commercial Building Inspector exam. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of the 2018 IBC. The eManual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC B2 Exam.

eManual includes: 

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the IBC
  • Codebook navigation exercises, speed drills
  • Exam breakdown
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Breaking down questions by subject (Chapters 1-35)
    • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference.
    • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX
    • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions.

You are allowed by ICC to use the 2018 IBC codebook when taking your B2 Exam!


eGuide – Concrete Manual: Based on the 2015 IBC and ACI 318-14. A Book Review.

Navigating the Concrete Manual - A Code Navigation Manual

Our “NAVIGATING THE ICC CONCRETE MANUAL: Based on the 2015 IBC and the ACI 318-14” eGuide focuses specifically on how to navigate the Concrete Manual. This eGuide reviews the use, layout, chapters, and index of the Concrete Manual.

eGuide includes:

  • How to navigate the Concrete Manual
  • Using the Table of Contents
    • Guided study of the Concrete Manual
  • Using the Index
    • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference.

You are allowed by ICC to use the Concrete Manual when taking your B2 Exam!


FAST-TABS – Approved tabs for your codebook for the IBC (2018 Edition)

A must-have for IBC users, FastTabs, help you navigate the 2018 IBC quickly and efficiently. Fast-Tabs dramatically lower the time spent searching through the codebook.

You are allowed by ICC to use our codebook tabs when taking your B2 Exam!


QUICK-CARD – Quick lookup reference of key IBC codes:

This 6-page laminated card places 2018 IBC essentials at your fingertips and helps to familiarize you with key code sections. Quick-cards are a useful addition to your professional code library.

IBC Quick-card includes

Foundations & Footings ● Floor Framing ● Wall Framing ● Wall Construction  ● Roof Framing ● Interior-Environment ● Means of Egress ● Handrails, Stairways and Guards ● Fire & Smoke Protection ● and Masonry Chimneys ● Masonry Wall Coverings.


Online – STUDY QUESTIONS & PRACTICE EXAMS

Our online practice questions provide you with a framework to practice utilizing your 2018 IBC Codebook and the Concrete Manual. This process of constantly utilizing your codebooks to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides you with the required skill set to easily pass your ICC B2 Commercial Building inspector exam.

Four modes of study!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 1100 ICC B2 exam practice questions & answers. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Flashcard Mode: Online Virtual Flashcards provide randomized access to our entire question set and are an ideal setting to practice answering exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Chapter Tests: Provides real-time feedback on each chapter of our study materials, enabling you to concentrate on chapters that need improvement.
  • Simulated Final Exams: Simulates the taking of your ICC B2 Commercial Building inspector exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on B2 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC B2 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic B2 exam simulation)

Take as many simulated final exams as you want! (These exams help you to gain the knowledge, speed, and confidence needed to pass your ICC B2 exam effortlessly)


One-year online access: Full access membership to our online study center. Experience the convenience of learning at home or in the office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course.


THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF 2018 IBC AS WELL AS THE CONCRETE MANUAL. IF YOU DO NOT POSSESS COPIES OF THESE CODEBOOKS, PURCHASE THEM IMMEDIATELY.

2018 IRC for One & Two-Family Dwellings.
Required Codebook (Sold Separately)

If you don’t own a copy of the 2018 IRC (International Residential Code), that’s ok we have you covered. Add the codebook, and you are good to go.


THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2018 (IRC). IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THIS CODEBOOK, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

2018 IRC SOFTCOVER

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The 2018 IRC is a REQUIRED CODEBOOK for 2018, B1, M1, P1, and E1 Residential Building Inspector Exams.

This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient codebook. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

The 2018 IRC® contains many significant changes, including:

  • An updated seismic map reflects the most conservative Seismic Design Category (SDC) based on any soil type. A new map reflects less conservative SDCs when Site Class A, B, or D is applicable.
  • The townhouse separation provisions now include options for using two separate fire-resistant-rated walls or a common wall.
  • An emergency escape and rescue opening is no longer a requirement in basement sleeping rooms where the dwelling has an automatic
    fire sprinkler system and the basement has a second means of egress or an emergency escape opening.
  • The exemption for the interconnection of smoke alarms in existing areas has been deleted.
  • New girder/header tables have been revised to incorporate #2 Southern Pine instead of #1 Southern Pine.
  • New tables address alternative wood stud heights and the required number of full height studs in high wind areas.

ISBN-10: 1609837371
ISBN-13: 978-1609837372

2018 IBC SOFTCOVER
Required Codebook (Sold Separately)

If you don’t own a copy of the 2018 IBC (International Building Code), that’s ok. We have you covered. Add the codebook, and you are good to go.


THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2018 (IBC). IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THIS CODEBOOK, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

2018 IBC SOFTCOVER

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The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

The 2018 IBC® contains many important changes:

  • Accessory storage spaces of any size are now permitted to be classified as part of the occupancy to which they are accessory.
  • New code sections have been introduced addressing medical gas systems and higher education laboratories.
  • The use of firewalls to create separate buildings is now limited to only the determination of permissible types of construction based on allowable building area and height.
  • Where an elevator hoistway door opens into a fire-resistance-rated corridor, the opening must be protected in a manner to address smoke intrusion into the hoistway.
  • The occupant load factor for business uses has been revised to one occupant per 150 square feet.
  • Live loads on decks and balconies increase the deck live load to one and one-half times the live load of the area served.
  • The minimum lateral load that firewalls are required to resist is five pounds per square foot.
  • Wind speed maps updated, including maps for the state of Hawaii.
  • Terminology describing wind speeds has changed again with ultimate design wind speeds now called basic design wind speeds.
  • Site soil coefficients now correspond to the newest generation of ground motion attenuation equations (seismic values).
  • Five-foot tall wood trusses requiring permanent bracing must have a periodic special inspection to verify that the required bracing has been installed.
  • A new alternative fastener schedule for construction of mechanically laminated decking is added, giving equivalent power-driven fasteners for the 20-penny nail.
  • Solid sawn lumber header and girder spans for the exterior bearing walls reduce span lengths to allow #2 Southern Pine design values.

ISBN 10: 1609837355
ISBN 13: 978-1609837358

Concrete Manual: Based on 2015 IBC & ACI 318-14
Required Manual (Sold Separately)

If you don’t own a copy of the Concrete Manual, that’s ok. We have you covered; add the manual, and you are good to go.


THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE CONCRETE MANUAL. IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

ACI 318-14 SOFTCOVER 

Pass the 2018 ICC B2 Exam! The ICC Commercial Building Inspector exam is a 3.5-hour open-book test.

You are allowed to reference the ACI 318R-14 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete codebook when taking your B2 Commercial Building Inspector exam.

You must possess a copy of the ACI 318R-14 to use this program properly!

 

 

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ACI 318-14 is a Required Codebook for the ICC, B2 Commercial Building Inspector Exam.

ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete and Commentary. ACI 318-14 is completely reorganized for greater ease of use

The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) provides minimum requirements for the materials, design, and detailing of structural concrete buildings and, where applicable, nonbuilding structures.

This Code addresses structural systems, members, and connections, including cast-in-place, precast, plain, non-prestressed, prestressed, and composite construction. Among the subjects covered are, design and construction for strength, serviceability, and durability; load combinations, load factors, and strength reduction factors; structural analysis methods; deflection limits; mechanical and adhesive anchoring to concrete; development and splicing of reinforcement; construction document information; field inspection and testing; and methods to evaluate the strength of existing structures.

“Building Code Requirements for Concrete Thin Shells” (ACI 318.2) is adopted by reference in this Code.

The Code user will find that ACI 318-14 has been substantially reorganized and reformatted from previous editions. The principal objectives of this reorganization are to present all design and detailing requirements for structural systems or for individual members in chapters devoted to those individual subjects and to arrange the chapters in a manner that generally follows the process and chronology of design and construction. Information and procedures that are common to the design of members are located in utility chapters.

The quality and testing of materials used in construction are covered by reference to the appropriate ASTM standard specifications. Welding of reinforcement is covered by reference to the appropriate American Welding Society (AWS) standard.

Uses of the Code include adoption by reference in general building code, and earlier editions have been widely used in this manner. The Code is written in a format that allows such reference without change to its language. Therefore, background details or suggestions for carrying out the requirements or intent of the Code provisions cannot be included within the Code itself. Commentary is provided for this purpose. Some of the considerations of the committee in developing the Code are discussed within the Commentary, with emphasis given to the explanation of new or revised provisions.

Much of the research data referenced in preparing the Code is cited for the user desiring to study individual questions in greater detail. Other documents that provide suggestions for carrying out the requirements of the Code are also cited. Technical changes from ACI 318-11 to ACI 318-14 are outlined in the May 2014 issue of Concrete International. Transition keys showing how the code was reorganized are provided on the ACI website on the 318 Resource Page under Topics in Concrete.

ISBN-10: 0870319302
ISBN-13: 9780870319303