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Code Enforcement League of Arizona
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HomeRenewal-Certification

Certifications are required to be renewed every three years and complete thirty-six hours of continuing education and/or professional development activities as listed below:

 

Option

Activity

CEU’s

1

Participation as a student in a seminar or technical session delivered by ICC, ICC chapter, related professional association, state code enforcement agency, standards writing organization, or any related federally sponsored program

.1 for each clock hour of attendance

2

Successful completion of a self-study course offered by ICC, state code enforcement agency, or accredited academic institution*

1.0 maximum per course

3

Successful completion of an ICC Online Renewal Update Course

0.5 for each course

4

Attendance at ICC Code Development Hearings, can acquire up to 10 clock hours maximum per year, not to exceed 3.0 CEUs in a three year period

0.1 for each clock hour

5

Obtaining a new CELA or ICC certification by taking and passing the proctored exams. Special Inspectors may receive credit for passing certifications that are sponsored by ACI, ASNT, AWS, or NICET within the previous three years

0.5 per certification

6

Instruction of a seminar or technical session delivered for ICC or ICC Chapter, related professional association, state code enforcement licensing agency, standards writing organization, or any related federally sponsored program

0.1 for each clock hour of instruction delivered

7

Instruction of a course for an accredited academic institution*; courses can be counted twice per three-year period, with no limit on the number of different courses

1.0 for each academic credit hour

8

Committee or board service to CELA, AACE, ICC or ICC chapter for one full year, not to exceed 1.0 CEU’s annually

0.5 per committee

9

In-house training during employment as a code official, plans examiner, permit technician, or inspector

1.0 per three-year period

10

Participation as a student in an accredited academic institution*, not to exceed 3.0 CEUs in a three-year period

1.0 for each academic credit hour

11

Completion of evaluation as an IAS Building Department Evaluator

1.0 per three-year period

12

Publication of a paper, book, or technical article for an academic institution, professional trade journal, or ICC journal, not to exceed 3.0 CEUs in a three-year period

1.0 per publication type