Filing Representative Training Courses


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Register for Filing Representative Training Courses
16-Hour Course Curriculum for Class 1 Representatives
36-Hour Course Curriculum for Class 2 Representatives

NOTE: Due to space limitations, training course registrants will receive an email to reconfirm your participation. You must respond at least ten (10) business days prior to the date of the scheduled course to reconfirm your attendance. Failure to respond will result in the cancellation of your course registration.

For more information email us at FilingRepTraining@buildings.nyc.gov

 

Class 1 Training Course Curriculum (16 Hours)

The following courses are currently being offered:

NOTE: Courses beginning with the number '1' fulfill training requirements for both Class 1 and Class 2 Representatives, while courses beginning with the number '2' are only applicable for Class 2 Representatives.

 

Course 101
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  • Process of Initial Filing to CO Overview or Letter of Completion
  • Application Types – NB, Alt-1, 2 and 3, Signs, BPP, Sprinkler, Places of Assembly, and Zoning Challenges
  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Construction Permits
  • Electrical Permits
  • Filing Organization and Strategy

 

Course 102
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  • NYC Development Hub
  • Hub Self-Service
  • Notices of Violations and Certifying Correction
  • Demolition

 

Course 103
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  • Pre-filing, Data Entry, & Various Application/Forms
  • Boilers
  • 2014 New York City Energy Conservation Code
  • Permits
  • Home Improvement Contractors (HIC) Licenses
  • Builders Pavement Plan (BPP)
  • Limited Alteration Application and Permits Renewals

 

Course 104
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  • Asbestos Forms and Compliance
  • Sanitary and Storm Connections Filing Procedures
  • Licensing
  • Civil Penalties for Work Without a Permit Violations
  • Padlock Enforcement
  • Unsafe Buildings Unit
  • Emergency Declarations
  • Records and Records Room Operation

 

Course 105
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  • Approved Agencies and Technical Reporting Requirements
  • Buildings Scan and Capture Network (BSCAN)
  • Reinstatement Fees: Expired Plans, Permits & Applications
  • Minimum Requirements for Review of Design Drawings
  • Letter of No Objection (LNO) and Letter of Verification (LOV)
  • BIS Overview
  • Small Business Services Waterfront Permits Unit

 

Class 2 Training Course Curriculum (36 Hours)

The following courses are currently being offered:

 

Course 201
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  • 1938, 1968, and 2008 Codes
  • 2014 Code Update

 

Course 202
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  • NYS Multiple Dwelling Law
  • MTA/Transit Authority approval
  • How to Read NYC Zoning Maps and Text

 

Course 203
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  • Solar Power
  • Alteration Applications Cost Validation
  • PENS Appointments
  • Resolution of Comments and Objections with a Plan Examiner
  • Enforcement and Tracking Appointments with Plan Examiners
  • Determination Requests Filed for Construction Code & ZR issues
  • Easements and Restrictive Declarations
  • Flood Zones
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Requirements
  • Website Navigation for Rules, Codes, and Local Laws

 

Course 204
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  • Introduction to Cranes and Derricks
  • Elevators Forms and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Cellular Antennas and Telecommunications Equipment
  • Coordination with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission and the NYC Design Commission
  • Signs Regulations and Enforcement Overview

 

Course 205
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  • Places of Assembly
  • Façades
  • Special Enforcement Team (SET) and DOB Enforcement Against NYS Licensed Professionals
  • Public Challenge Process

 

Course 206
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  • HPD Forms 1, 2 and 3
  • NYC Loft Board
  • Accessibility
  • Means of Egress

 

Course 207
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  • Fire Alarm Plan Examination Procedure
  • Sprinkler and Standpipe
  • Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Codes and Laws Fire Protection 2008 Building Code
  • 2014 Codes Fire Protection Systems