Res. Mechanical Inspector (ICC M1)



Course Objective: The Residential Mechanical Inspector is responsible for performing inspections of the installation, maintenance, alteration of mechanical systems that are installed and utilized to provide control of environmental conditions and related process for one-and-two family dwellings not more than three stories.

The residential mechanical inspector is also responsible for verifying the installation of fuel gas distribution piping and equipment, fuel-gas-fired appliances and fuel gas-fired appliance wiring.



 Method of Evaluation: Through a series of pre and post progress quizzes, reviews and worksheets, the instructor will aid the student in seeing how related tables and sections are used to form the current code. The instructor will help the student better understand how to interpret codes correctly and avoid common mistakes in the field. 






Class Dates 10/11/2023 to 10/13/2023


Please Be Online At 8:00 AM Eastern Time


Class Time 8:30 - 3:30 (All 3 Days) (EDT)






Practice Quiz Link to online practice quiz will be given out at the end of class


Class Link & Workbook A class link and workbook will Be Sent To You 1 Week Before The Class Starts. Check your SPAM folder!


NOTE: Price does not include code books or ICC exam fees



Book You Need For Class

  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • Highlighters
  • Calculator



NOTE: Classes and Exams are not state specific.

Continuing Education

Class Approved for 1.8 CEU's (18 Hours)




South Carolina LLR




Class Outline

Day 1

Pre-quiz & Review

Mechanical Terms

Appliance Requirements

Appliance Installations

A/C Unit Operation

Combustion Air

Air-Intake Requirements

Day 2

Progress Quiz & Review

Appliance Venting

Combustion Air

Appliance Venting


Day 3

Progress Quiz & Review

Plan Review Basics


Gas Line Installations

Instructor Bio




Scheduled Instructor:



Patrick Bradshaw has been involved in the Codes industry for over 20 years.  Prior to this he worked in law enforcement and the fire service. Patrick graduated the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy with honors and has attended the National Fire Academy on multiple occasions.  During this time, Patrick has served as a patrol officer, criminal investigator, firefighter, fire apparatus operator, fire instructor, deputy fire marshal, life safety code specialist, manager of the State Fire Marshal Certification program, a fire investigator, HazMat technician, fire investigator, commercial building plans examiner and many other roles.


Patrick transitioned into codes enforcement in 1997 as a fire and life safety surveyor conducting both state and federal inspections of licensed healthcare facilities in South Carolina.  This included hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery facilities, assisted living facilities and other healthcare facilities.  He then became a deputy state fire marshal.  Patrick was the first manager for the state fire marshal’s certification program.  In this role he also administered and instructed three NFPA international certification courses for fire inspections and plan review.  Patrick has conducted numerous fire investigations in addition to fire and building codes inspections.  His inspection duties required him to inspect most all types of buildings and occupancies, as defined in the codes. 


Patrick has taught hundreds of classes to various audiences over his career.  Audiences include: firefighters, healthcare professionals, architects, engineers, fire inspectors and marshals, code enforcement officials, building officials, plans examiners and others.  Patrick maintains over 16 ICC certifications and has served on ICC’s exam development committee.  Patrick has consulted with design professionals, has served as an expert consulting witness and is a member of  the South Carolina Building Codes Council.

e-WISE (on line)

A live interactive class.


You can see and interact with the instructor and other class members, like you are there.



Click for eWISE webpage for computer requirements and to test your system

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