TRAINING and EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

We are available to assist you with a wide range of training and educational services. We are an A.I.A. approved education provider, therefore we are able to offer continuing education learning units for the following courses.

The following access courses meet the continuing education requirements under California Senate Bill, SB 1608 for Building Department personnel and for license renewal requirements for Architects under the California Architects Board (CAB) renewal requirements for coursework regarding disability access requirements.

An array of disabled access related educational opportunities are available, including:

2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Revised Regulations – This course focuses on the scoping and technical provisions of the revised standards that were signed into law in July 2010.  These new regulations will amend the DOJ’s current ADA Title II and Title II regulations.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.). - This course focuses on the non-building requirements of the law and will cover subjects such as - the definition of Disability; Employment under the ADA; Reasonable accommodations; Policies and Procedures; Self-Evaluations; Transition planning; Programs policies and procedures; and available Resources.

Accessibility California Style - This course integrates the nonresidential accessibility requirements of the California Building Code with the Federal access requirements of the ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG). Both the scoping and technical requirements will be presented during the course of the program.

Multifamily Housing Accessibility - This course will explore both the scoping and technical requirements for multifamily housing accessibility in California, under the California Building Code.

Universal Design - This half-day course discusses the 7 Principles of Universal Design, and the voluntary requirements for Universal Design in California. Training and educational services are not only limited to the accessibility/usability field.

Public Rights-of-Way and other Outdoor Areas
This course delves into the various laws, regulations and guidelines relating to disabled access requirements outside of the building walls.  Disabled access in the public rights-of-way and related facilities, parks and recreational facilities, boat docks, fishing piers, beaches, swimming pools, nature and educational trails and campgrounds are a few of the areas that will be explored in this course.


A variety of Building Code related courses. A number of Disaster Response related courses are also available. Contact us with your specific needs. Educational forums formatting are flexible, depending on your needs: Half-day classes. Full Day classes. Multiple; full-day or half-day class. One-on-one personalized training. Please contact us for class pricing and class availability. Staff instructors are also recognized instructors and class developers for: California Building Officials Training Institute (CTI). International Code Council (ICC). California Emergency Management Agency (CalEMA.) [formerly OES.] and can be available to present a wide array of course subjects. Please contact the respective organizations below for additional course availability.

CTI - http://www.calbo.org/build_dept/training/request.htm
ICC - http://www.iccsafe.org/training/hire.html
CalEMA (CA OES) - E-mail: Safety_Assessment_Program@oes.ca.gov