This practice exam is designed for those who are looking to take the BC Building Codes and Standards Module Exam through the International Code Council (ICC), one of the three exams required for those looking to become a Certified Building Official (CBO). These practice exams are intended to help you prepare for the actual exam by helping you navigate through the code book to familiarize yourself with the specific code sections. They will test your knowledge on the exam content areas covered to improve your chances of passing the certification exam. This is a great way to prepare yourself for the actual exam administered by ICC. Every building code professional knows that the key to passing the ICC exams is to do practice problems. Don't just take the exam purely on experience alone. Let this resource get you focused on realistic problems built around the exam content being covered.
The exam content will cover:
Building Systems Review
Please note this practice exam is designed for the 2018 version of the BC Building Codes and Standards module exam administered by the International Code Council (ICC). The Building Codes and Standards module exam is one of three exams required to obtain the Certified Building Official (CBO) designation. The other two exams, Legal module (MG) and Management module (MM) are not included in this practice exam. This exam is open book and the references that can be used are listed below.
What knowledge & tools are required?
Have some basic knowledge of construction terminology.
Have a copy of the following references:
2018 International Building Code® (IBC®).
2018 International Residential Code® (IRC®).
2018 International Plumbing Code® (IPC®).
2018 International Mechanical Code® (IMC®).
2018 International Fire Code® (IFC®).
2018 International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®).
2017 NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code (NEC®)
ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Who can take this course?
Building & Safety officials, architects, engineers, contractors, building designers, or even students wanting to gain knowledge of becoming a Certified Building Official (CBO).
Please Note: These practice exams are intended to help you prepare for the actual exam by helping you navigate through the code book to familiarize yourself with the code sections. It is NOT the intent of these practice exams to provide you with the questions and answers to the ICC exams or to guarantee a pass. The key is to be comfortable with navigating through the code book to the specific code section you are being tested on to find the correct answer. The more you put into this practice exam, the more you will get out of it.