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Upcoming Code Enforcement Classes

Spring 2019

PBLC 086, Basic Code Enforcement Officer, Section #70434 08/19-08/23/19 (1 unit)

This basic code enforcement class is designed to provide standardized academic and professional training for current California code enforcement officers or individuals seeking employment as a code enforcement officer. Course topics included enforcement ethics, inspection best-practices, planning and zoning, basic construction concepts, vehicle abatement, right of entry, inspection warrants, documenting investigation, and legal aspects of criminal, civil, and administrative case preparation.


PBLC 087, Intermediate Code Enforcement Officer, Section #70435 09/23-09/27/19 (1 unit)

The intermediate code enforcement class is designed to provide standardized academic and professional training for current California code enforcement officers or individuals seeking employment as a code enforcement officer. The course topics include the following areas:  abatement of sub-standard or hazardous buildings, hazardous materials, residential construction, use of force, self-defense and chemical agents, criminal law, and methods to collaborate with the community.

 

PBLC 088, Advanced Code Enforcement Officer, Section #70436 10/21-10/25/19 (1 unit)

The advanced code enforcement course is designed to provide standardized academic and professional training for current California code enforcement officers or individuals seeking employment as a code enforcement officer. The course topics include the following areas: effective communication, vector and animal safety, developing staff reports and ordinances; building, residential, mechanical, plumbing, and fire codes; gang and drug awareness; and officer safety. Optional field trips may be included.

 

PBLC 089, Code Enforcement Officer Supervision, Section #70437 12/09-12/13/19 (1 unit)

The supervisory course is designed for prospective, new and current Code Enforcement Officers. Those in related jobs will find supervision skills and knowledge used in the code enforcement departments of cities and counties helpful. The course topics include the following areas: budgeting, community relations and the media, human resource issues; and employee counseling, leadership, communication, cost recovery, and report writing.

 

If this week-long format doesn't work for you, 3-unit course PBLC 085 Code Enforcement Officer, will be offered one night a week in Spring 2020. This full semester class teaches the same skills as the Basic--Advanced modules, but in an alternative format.