The Study Companion is a comprehensive self-study guide that covers many of the subjects of specific interest to the permit technician. It contains 2021 International Building Code® information on administration, occupancy groups and types of construction as well as zoning and sign requirements of the 2021 International Zoning Code®. The Companion also references ICC’s Basic Code Enforcement as well as legal information found in Legal Aspects of Code Administration.
The Study Companion’s 14 study sessions provide practical learning assignments. All study sessions contain specific learning objectives, applicable code text and commentary, and a list of questions summarizing key points for study. A quiz is provided at the end of each study session enabling users to test their knowledge of the material. An answer key indicates the correct response and reference for each of the 354 total questions.