How do I obtain a Certified Codes Inspectors Certification?

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  1. Apply online at CORE or mail a completed application together with a check or money order made payable to the Department of Commerce and Insurance for forty-five dollars ($45.00).
  2. An applicant shall submit proof of successfully completing a recognized and accepted training course provided by professional building codes organizations identified in Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0780-02-16-.04, and/or examination approved and recognized by the State Fire Marshal, or designee, which tested knowledge and skills in the specialty or specialties in which the applicant seeks certification.
  3. The State Fire Marshal, or designee, shall recognize and accept certification from the following professional building codes organizations as providing the appropriate level of standards and qualifications necessary for certification:
    1. International Code Council (ICC);
    2. National Fire Protection Association (N.F.P.A.);
    3. Other appropriate professional building and fire code organizations recognized by the State Fire Marshal, or designee; or,
    4. Successful completion of an equivalent examination administered at the discretion of the State Fire Marshal, or designee.
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