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CBO 3 part exam

Discussion in 'Certifications' started by Rob, May 23, 2018.

  1. Rob

    Rob Registered User

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    hello all. I did read many posts about this subject but I wanted to ask. I am starting to study for the icc cbo 3 part exam and will start with the management module. That being said I can not find any study material on icc or google that I trust. I did go over the outline on icc MM but I want to be prepared. Any one have additional information on this or the other modules would help and cause less grey hair
    Thanks all
    Rob
    Szwedrobert@yahoo.com
     
  2. cda

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    Welcome
     
  3. Shoe0811

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    Hi Rob, I have also started getting ready for the 3 exams. If you happen to come across any study guides/material let me know

    Matt
    Shoe0711@hotmail.com
     
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  5. Rob

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    I purchased the legal module (mg) after I posted this from “study the code” web site. My only worry is the Human Resources manual. They only have 15 questions on the study guide and based on the icc outline it’s 28% of the exam. The hr manual is a tough read aghhhh. I plan to take the exam in the next couple of weeks and will give feed back. Fingers crossed. There are not many posts about this exam so I am relying on the icc outline which is a hit and miss
     
  6. jpranch

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    Rob, first off welcome. There might be a reason about the lack of information as the CBO used to be a 2 part exam. The 3 part exam really has not been around that long. I took the 2 part exam a long time ago. The part that drove me crazy was the lawyer speak in Latin! Best of luck to you!
     
  7. Shoe0811

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    I have to agree with you Rob, the HR book is tough to get a grasp of. And I’ve taken many tests over the past 2 years. Good luck to you on your tests! Post to let us know how you did, I’ll do the same.
     
  8. Rob

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    Thanks all. Did anyone find the answer to the question posted about an emergency inspection after a deck collapse?
    1 misfeasance
    2 nonfeasance
    3 malfeasance
    4 liability

    Lol if you read the post everyone has a different answer or view.
    I think it’s b. Because the question states “ had not conducted a proper connection inspection “ and nonfeasance = nonperformance of some act that a person is obligated or has the responsibility to perform.
    Thanks all I’ll keep you posted
     
  9. Rob

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    Took the legal test today and passed. I must say it was not that easy. Tips; study the law inside and out. You need to understand the the outcome of many case laws and know what was done wrong and why.
    The admin read it all I agree the first 5 chapters are icc fluff but I had to look in those sections.

    Hr tab the heck out of it. It saved my rear end.

    Ibc, prop mat and fire code was the easy part.
    Good luck.
    Now it’s time for the management module. If anyone has tips please post
    Thanks
    Rob
     
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  10. cda

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    Congrats
     
  11. Shoe0811

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    Congrats! How did you tab the HR book? By chapter?
     
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  12. Rob

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    I am not a fan of tabs. I maybe have 5 in the hr book. I use the index
     
  13. Rob

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    Passed the management and now off to study the BC module. I plan to start a new post on the bc
     
  14. Shoe0811

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    Congrats!!

    I misunderstood you, I thought you said you tabbed the HR book a bunch.
     
  15. Rob

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    Sorry I did tab the sections on federal laws in hr. About 5 tabs. Everything else I used the index for. But I did circle the page number in the index that I thought was important for that subject. An example is in the index if I was looking up let’s say “interview” the index would have like 20 different pages to look up. my study method was to circle the pages that I thought was important. I did this for all the books. Hr, admin and legal. You need to know it all.
     
  16. Shoe0811

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    Gotcha, thanks!
     
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    New guy here. So not good study guide? I have to take the Legal (MG) very soon. I got thrown to the sharks and am bad behind the 8 ball!
     
  18. cda

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    Welcome

    How long have you been involved with codes??
     
  19. MCCBO

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    HA! Not long enough. 2 months and 2 days, but as a "Codes Enforcement Officer", and as Animal Control and Environmental Control at that. My county panicked and signed me up for the provisional license. Now i have the 60 day window to pass a module. I am learning Legal may be the best. I am in for it I think! I always have found forums and associations to be the best real source of info!
     
  20. William T Smith

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    Interesting.. Check that provisional. There should be a 24 month window. In my state. WV it is a 2 yr provisional. Hope it works out for you.
     

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