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Click here for the new 2018 Year at a Glance Class Schedule.

Click on a class link to view the class description, dates, times, locations, and fees.

Class facilities are accessible to the disabled. Please direct requests for special accommodations to the appropriate DSA Academy "Contact us" page at least two weeks before the class date.

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CURRENT CLASSES

CERTIFIED ACCESS SPECIALIST (CASp)

CASp 101: Certification and Practice (1 day - $75)
This class highlights significant changes to the DSA Certified Access Specialist (CASp) Program, with information relevant to the CASp, candidates interested in seeking certification, or individuals who want to find out more about the CASp program.

PROJECT INSPECTOR

Project Inspector Overview - Code Updates & New Construction Oversight Procedures (2 days - $500)
This class provides a summary of the key knowledge areas affording project inspector competency of the rules, regulations, standards, procedures and inspection techniques associated with public school construction projects under DSA jurisdiction. DSA-Certified Project Inspectors must attend this class within their four-year certification period as one of the requirements for re-certification.

STRUCTURAL

Plan Review - Structural (1 day - $300)
Equips participants with the essential concepts, reference materials and job aides for conducting timely, consistent, and accurate plan reviews for structural compliance.

2016 CBC Amendments - Structural Safety (1 day - $250)
Highlights significant changes regarding Structural Safety included in the 2016 California Building Code (CBC).

ACCESSIBILITY

Plan Review - Access (1 day - $250)
This course equips participants with essential concepts, reference materials and job aides for conducting timely, consistent and accurate plan review for access compliance. The course is oriented to Chapter 11B of the California Building Code.

Access Compliance - Understanding Accessibility Codes and Standards (1 day - $250)
This course highlights access provisions in Chapter 11B of the California Building Code including the Intervening Code Adoption Cycle Supplement.

Transient Lodging, Housing at a Place of Education, and Social Service Center Establishments (1 day - $250)
This course provides the participant an overview of Federal and State regulations with the main emphasis on Chapter 11B of the 2016 California Building Code for accessible transient lodging, housing at a place of education and social service establishments both public and private.

Accessible Public Housing Regulations, Standards and Guidelines (1 day - $250)
This course provides the participant an overview of Federal and State regulations with the main emphasis on Chapter 11B of the 2016 California Building Code for accessible public housing.

FIRE & LIFE SAFETY

Plan Review - Fire & Life Safety Process & Procedures (2013 CBC & 2013 NFPA) (2 days - $500)
Learn DSA's plan review process for fire & life safety requirements to ensure compliance with California's building codes. This course is based on the 2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 1 and the 2013 NFPA 13 and 72.

MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL & PLUMBING

PROJECT INSPECTOR

Project Inspector - In-Depth Administrative (1 day)
Learn more about regulations and procedures as they relate specifically to inspectors' administrative responsibilities.

Project Inspector - In-Depth Structural (3 days)
Learn more about regulations and procedures as they relate specifically to structural compliance in code-prescribed inspection.

Project Inspector - In-Depth Access (1 day)
Learn more about regulations and procedures as they relate specifically to access compliance in code-prescribed inspection.

Project Inspector - In-Depth Mechanical (2 days)
Learn more about regulations and procedures as they relate specifically to mechanical compliance in code-prescribed inspection.

Project Inspector - In-Depth Plumbing (2 days)
Learn more about regulations and procedures as they relate specifically to plumbing compliance in code-prescribed inspection.


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