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8:30 – 9:00 am CDT
Morning Session
9:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT
1:00 – 1:30 pm CDT
Afternoon Session
1:30 – 4:00 pm CDT

Presented by
Jared Agee

Overview of Special Inspections
General program guidelines
Special inspector qualifications
Testing and inspection agency accreditation
Forms, schedules and agreements
Pre-construction meeting
Report distribution

Soil and Foundation Inspections
Existing soil conditions
Site preparation
Shallow foundations
Deep foundations

Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections
Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
Prestressed and precast concrete
Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement

Steel Inspections
Shop fabrication
Bolted connections
Pre-engineered metal buildings

Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design
AWC and AISI publication references in Code
Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
Lateral framing inspection practices
Seismic resistance/isolation systems

Exterior Insulation/Finishes and Fire Resistance/Smoke Control
Exterior insulation and finish systems
Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
Smoke control

Material Standards and Load Tests
Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
In-situ load tests
Pre-construction load tests

Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports
Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
Final report, required documentation and distribution

Webinar Instructions

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Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Building)

Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in
Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey
(Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon
Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers
and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other
states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

HalfMoon Education is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System as a continuing education sponsor (No. J885). This course has been
approved for 6.0 LU|HSW.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty
area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond
to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).


Jared Agee

Director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri
Mr. Agee is the Director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri. Previously, he worked in urban and suburban municipal governments managing building code enforcement, facilities, and information technology. Prior to his public sector positions, Mr. Agee worked in the construction industry in design and project management.
He has an undergraduate degree in Architectural and Mechanical Design and a graduate degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. As a master code professional, Mr. Agee is one of approximately 800 people to obtain the highest level of certification from the International Code Council. He currently holds a total of 28 certifications in building, energy, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and accessibility areas.
Mr. Agee is a former president of the Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors (MABOI). In addition, he founded Regimen Consulting LLC, which provides code training and technology consultation to various organizations across the country.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Special Inspections under the International Building Code Chapter 17

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course 6.0 hour live lecture presentation covers IBC construction and material special inspection standards for soil and foundations, concrete and masonry, steel, cold-formed steel, wind and seismic design, exterior insulation, finishes, fire resistance, and smoke control. It also covers ethical and non-conformance issues.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to meet IBC special inspection standards for concrete and masonry construction and steel fabrication, welds, connections and pre-engineered buildings.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify, describe, and avoid ethical pitfalls common to IBC special inspections and be able to discuss non-conformance and final report issues.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to meet IBC special inspection standards for soil conditions, foundations, and wind and seismic design.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to meet IBC special inspection standards for wood construction, cold-formed steel framing, material standards, and loads.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with building codes

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/02/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Webinar Price: $289.00