The Building & Fire Code Academy is an Illinois State Board of Education-approved private business and vocational school that provides education related to the administration, application and enforcement of building and fire codes. It is owned and operated by B & F Technical Code Services. The Building & Fire Code Academy encompasses all major model codes and standards of construction disciplines. Its programs are planned for several ancillary municipal services, such as zoning, public works and permit coordination. It offers classes pertaining to the Illinois Plumbing Code, National Electrical Code, Life Safety Code and legal aspects of code administration. The Building & Fire Code Academy provides continuing education classes and career programs for inspectors, code officials and design professionals. It maintains a location in Hoffman Estates, Ill.