Includes 2 Practice Exams, 80 Questions Each
Have you ever desired to become a Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner?
Well your first step is to know a little bit about the exam itself and what areas you should be studying for.
The ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification Exam administered by the International Code Council (ICC) tests an individuals knowledge of the International Building Code (IBC), International Existing Building Code (IEBC), and ICC A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.
As a Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner you will be responsible for conducting assigned inspections for compliance with Codes and Standards adopted by respective jurisdictions. Tasks include verifying the code provisions as based upon the occupancy classification and use of buildings and facilities, existing and/or altered elements related to accessibility, and determining the code compliance of submitted building plans, site plans, and other plans as required ensuring such compliance with accessibility code provisions.
ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner – Exam Specifications
The exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. You have a time limit of 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the exam and it is open book meaning you can only use the code books referenced by ICC. For this exam it is the International Building Code (IBC), International Existing Building Code (IEBC), and ICC A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.
The code edition of the reference used should reflect the code edition of the exam you are taking. For example if you plan to take the 2015 version of the exam, you should use the 2015 International Residential Code. No work experience is required to take the exam and you must be at least 18 years of age.
The International Code Council (ICC) allows you to take the exam via CBT (Computer-Based Training) or through PRONTO (depending on what exam edition you take). If you take the 2015 version of the exam, you have both options available to you. If you take the 2018 version of the exam, you are only allowed to use the PRONTO system.
PRONTO is a new way of taking your testing exam from the comfort of your home or office. PRONTO stands for Proctored Remote Online Testing Option. For more information about the PRONTO online testing option, click here.
So what does the ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner exam cover?
The following exam content outline can act as a study guide to help you study for the exam and to gain an understanding of what the exam will cover. This exam covers 10 main areas:
General Administrative and Scoping Provisions
Occupancy Group Accessibility
Accessibility in Existing Buildings
Floor/Ground Surface and Level Changes
Wheelchair Turning Spaces
Reach Ranges and Operable Parts
Means of Egress
Windows, Doors, and Doorways
Walking Surfaces and Ramps
Elevators and Platform lifts
General Site and Building Elements
Parking, Passenger Loading Zones and Bus Stops
Ramps, Stairways and Handrails
Plumbing Elements and Facilities
Plumbing Elements, Rooms and Compartments
Alarms and Signs
Telephones, Assistive Listening Systems and ATMs
Special Rooms and Spaces
Special Rooms and Spaces
Built-in Furnishings and Equipment
Seating at Tables, Counters and Work Surfaces
Dwelling and Sleeping Units
General Recreational Facilities
Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Hot Tubs, and Spas
What do you get when you pass the exam?
Bragging rights! Well actually you will receive a pass letter the same day right after your exam. You will have a certification number assigned to you so that if someone were to search for a certified professional within the ICC website, your name will come up! In addition to being a Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner (Yayyy!) you will receive a wall certification that looks like this…
Need Practice? Why not try our Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner Practice Exam?
Want to test your knowledge of how well you know the code? Or maybe just get a feel for the exam?
Try out our Practice Exam for the ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification Exam!
This practice exam is designed for those who are looking to take the 2015 or 2018 version of the ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner Certification Exam through the International Code Council (ICC). These practice exams are intended to help you prepare for the actual exam by helping you navigate through the code book to familiarize yourself with the specific code sections. They will test your knowledge on the exam content areas covered to improve your chances of passing the certification exam.
This is a great way to prepare yourself for the actual exam administered by ICC. Every building code professional knows that the key to passing the ICC exams is to do practice problems. Don’t just take the exam purely on experience alone. Let this resource get you focused on realistic problems built around the exam content being covered.
(Includes 2 Practice Exams, 80 Questions Each)
Happy Test Taking!