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In response to a number of inquiries received regarding the article, "Deadline Approaching to Complete Advanced Building Code Course,” published in Volume 4, Issue 2 of FBPE's quarterly Connection newsletter, we are providing a list of current Board approved providers for the advanced building code course. NOTE: You will have to conduct an internet search to obtain contact and website information for these providers, since only the provider's address information is available on DBPR's web portal. The number and types of courses offered varies from provider to provider, so they will need to be contacted directly to obtain available courses.
Broward Community College
Building Officials and Inspectors Educational Association
Florida Engineering Society
Florida State University
Gold Coast School of Construction, Inc.
Informational Resources for Professionals
JC Code & Construction Consultants, Inc.
Mike Holt Enterprises
Nodorah Training Institute
The Media Factory d/b/a Pacepdh.com
Titan Continuing Education
University of Florida
URS Corp. Training
For licensees whose practice includes the design of engineering works or systems in connection with buildings, structures, or facilities and systems covered by the Florida Building Code, you will need to complete the advanced course by June 30, 2016 in order to retain the "Special Qualifications" designation on your licensure record, pursuant to Florida Statute 471.0195.
Upon completion of the course you will then need to provide the Board with a copy of the completion certificate that shows the course number, course hours, Code edition year. and Code or course focus so that your record can be updated.
To read the article mentioned in its entirety, select the latest newsletter from the Home page or the FBPE October 2015 newsletter on the Publications page under Meetings and Information or follow this link FBPE October 2015 Connection Newsletter.
For questions related to this requirement or course providers, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 850-521-0500, ext. 113.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 120.74(2), Administrative Procedure Act- Agency Annual Rulemaking and Regulatory Plans; reports, each agency is required by October 1 of each year to prepare and publish its regulatory plan on its website or another state website established for the publication of administrative law records.
The regulatory plan includes a listing of each law enacted or amended during the previous 12 months which creates or modifies the duties or authority of the agency.
You can access FBPE's annual regulatory plan and other agency plans by going to DBPR's website at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/ogc/annualregplans.html or you can select ANNUAL REGULATORY PLAN.
If you have any questions regarding FBPE's regulatory plan send an email to email@example.com.