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 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: $249 (Tuition does not include the state required reference books and tab sets. Contact a Career Counselor at 1-800-732-9140 for complete details & pricing.)
  • Part 2 only: $299 (Tuition does not include the state required reference books and tab sets. Contact a Career Counselor at 1-800-732-9140 for complete details & pricing.)
  • Part 1 and Part 2 can also be taken as a complete package for $499 saving you $51 off the individual purchase price.

Register Now:  Purchase Package

IMPORTANT:  Students must pickup the required textbooks prior to the first day of class.

September 2019
 
 
 
 
09/21 - 09/21
Tamarac (Broward)
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Part 1
09/21 - 09/22
Tamarac (Broward)
 
Plans Examiner - Part 3
09/22 - 09/22
Tamarac (Broward)
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Building Inspector's Standards - Part 2
09/28 - 09/28
Orlando
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Part 1
09/28 - 09/29
Orlando
 
Plans Examiner - Part 3
09/29 - 09/29
Orlando
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Building Inspector's Standards - Part 2
November 2019
 
 
 
 
11/02 - 11/02
Orlando
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Part 1
11/02 - 11/03
Orlando
 
Plans Examiner - Part 3
11/03 - 11/03
Orlando
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Building Inspector's Standards - Part 2
11/16 - 11/16
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
1 Day 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Building Inspector's Pinciples - Part 1
11/16 - 11/17
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
 
Plans Examiner - Part 3
11/17 - 11/17
West Palm Beach (Lantana)
1 Day 9:00am-6:00pm
Building Inspector's Standards - Part 2

West Palm Beach (Lantana)

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462

1-800-732-9140

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

2600 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431

1-800-732-9140

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)

5600 Hiatus Road
Tamarac, FL 33321

1-800-732-9140

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

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

1-800-732-9140

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)

11250 N.W. 20th Street
Miami, FL 33172

1-800-732-9140

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.

Orlando

3505 Lake Lynda Dr Building 300
Orlando, FL 32817

1-800-732-9140

When coming from University Blvd, head North on Lake Lynda Drive and the building will be on your right hand side. Lake Lynda Drive is found on the North side of University Blvd between Rouse Rd and the University of Central Florida campus.