Florida Building Inspector and Plans Examiner Course

Get Your License Today!

The Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board require Municipal Building Inspectors to become licensed by passing an intensive 2-day exam. Passing this exam can lead to a rewarding and secure career. Gold Coast School of Construction offers an evening cram course to help you pass!

Below you will find details about the Florida Building Inspector and Plans Examiner prep course.  Please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140 if you have any questions.

Schedule Your Course

Please select your prefered class, location, type of class, and start date from the menu below.

Gold Coast’s program consists of two parts held over the course of two consecutive weeks:

Part I: Principles and Practices of Florida Law – a must for all license categories: Standard, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, CABO, Plans Examiner, and Building Official.

Part II: Technical: Standard Building Inspector (Structural) or Plans Examiner – Required for those aspiring to become licensed in this category, this exam tests the applicant’s knowledge of the technical applications of the Florida Building Code with an emphasis on structural elements.


To register online for individual courses, either Part 1 or Part 2, use the “Schedule Your Course” menu above to select your course, location, and start date, or contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140.

Tuition:

  • Part 1 only: $199 (plus reference materials)
  • Part 2 only: $255 (plus reference materials)
  • Part 1 and Part 2 can also be taken as a complete package for $399 saving you $51 off the individual purchase price.

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Class Dates
January 2019
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Class Dates
01/19 - 01/19
Location
South Dade (Doral)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Week 1
 
Class Dates
01/19 - 01/20
Location
South Dade (Doral)
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Course Title
Plans Examiner
 
Class Dates
01/20 - 01/20
Location
South Dade (Doral)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Standards - Week 2
 
Class Dates
March 2019
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Class Dates
03/16 - 03/16
Location
Tamarac (Broward)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Week 1
 
Class Dates
03/16 - 03/17
Location
Tamarac (Broward)
Class Format
 
Course Title
Plans Examiner
 
Class Dates
03/17 - 03/17
Location
Tamarac (Broward)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Standards - Week 2
 
Class Dates
June 2019
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Class Dates
06/01 - 06/01
Location
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Week 1
 
Class Dates
06/01 - 06/02
Location
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
Class Format
 
Course Title
Plans Examiner
 
Class Dates
06/02 - 06/02
Location
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Standards - Week 2
 
Class Dates
July 2019
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Class Dates
07/06 - 07/06
Location
South Dade (Doral)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Week 1
 
Class Dates
07/06 - 07/07
Location
South Dade (Doral)
Class Format
 
Course Title
Plans Examiner
 
Class Dates
07/07 - 07/07
Location
South Dade (Doral)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Standards - Week 2
 
Class Dates
September 2019
Location
 
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Class Dates
09/21 - 09/21
Location
Tamarac (Broward)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Week 1
 
Class Dates
09/21 - 09/22
Location
Tamarac (Broward)
Class Format
 
Course Title
Plans Examiner
 
Class Dates
09/22 - 09/22
Location
Tamarac (Broward)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Standards - Week 2
 
Class Dates
November 2019
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Class Dates
11/16 - 11/16
Location
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Week 1
 
Class Dates
11/16 - 11/17
Location
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
Class Format
 
Course Title
Plans Examiner
 
Class Dates
11/17 - 11/17
Location
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
Class Format
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Course Title
Building Inspector's Standards - Week 2
 
 

West Palm Beach (Lantana)

Lantana
6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462

800-732-9140

From I-95:
Take I-95 to Lantana Road. Exit west on Lantana Road to Congress Ave. Turn left on Congress and then left into Atlantis Plaza.

From Turnpike:
(From the North) Take the turnpike to Lake Worth Road. Exit east on Lake Worth Road to Congress Ave. Turn right on Congress and then just past Lantana Road turn left into Atlantis Plaza.

(From the South) Take the turnpike to Boynton Beach Blvd. Exit east on Boynton Beach Blvd to Congress. Turn left (north) on Congress. Turn into Atlantis Plaza, just south of Lantana Road.

Boca Raton

Boca
2600 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431

800-732-9140

From I-95: Exit on Palmetto Park Road and go west. Make a RIGHT onto Military Trail and continue for less than 2 miles. The location is in the Fountain Square complex located immediately after Butts Road on the right hand side.

From Turnpike: Exit on Glades Road and go EAST. Make a left on Butts Road. Follow the road around and make a left onto Military Trail. The location in the Fountain Square complex located on the right hand side.

Tamarac (Broward)

broward
5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321

800-732-9140

This Gold Coast building is located on the NE Corner of Hiatus Road and Commercial Blvd., approx. 1/8 mile East of the Sawgrass Expwy off of Commercial Blvd.

Registration for all Insurance and Construction classes are handled by the Gold Coast Professional Schools office at the Broward campus.

North Miami

North-Dade
3577 N.E. 163rd Street
North Miami, FL 33160

800-732-9140

Located just minutes East of the Gold Glades Interchange (I-95, 826 and the Turnpike.) Exit on 163rd street and go East. Located in the Intracoastal Mall at N.E. 35th Ave.

South Dade (Doral)

Doral 2016--landscape
11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172

800-732-9140

Because this is a new building, on a new street, you will not be able to find us on map search sites yet. Here are directions:

From the North:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension south to NW 12th Street (exit # 27). Head east.Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike Extension north to NW 12th Street. Head east Turn left on NW 111th Ave (just past the mall). Turn left on NW 20th Street. Building is on the left.

From the East and Downtown Miami:
Head west on 836 to NW 107 Ave exit. Exit north on NW 107 Ave.Turn left on NW 12 St. Turn right on NW 111 Ave. Turn left on NW 20th St. Building is on left.