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BLDC 1500 - Building Code: Part 9 (SFD)

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Provides a working knowledge of Part 9 of the 2012 B.C Building Code as it applies to single family dwellings. Gives students the basic skills required to check plans, inspect buildings and deal with questions relating to Part 9 at an elementary level. Covers acceptable materials, systems and methods used in housing construction. Students must bring B.C. Building Code to the first class. (3 credits)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$487.82 - $492.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2015

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2015 term.

CRN 52392

Mon Apr 13 - Mon Jul 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jul 06 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE1 Rm. 216

Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course Outline

Cost

$487.82

Notes

  1. No class May 18 due to statutory holidays. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. It will be of interest to building officials or those who are contemplating entering the field of municipal building inspection. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exam for Level 1 Building Inspector certification. Please note you must also have two years suitable practical experience before certification. Suitability of practical experience is at the discretion of the BOABC www.boabc.org/EN/main/education/exam-schedule.html

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 63552

Mon Apr 27 - Mon Jul 20 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - Jul 20 Online

Instructor

Charlie Hoeller

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$487.82

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers and a web camera is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Blackboard-Collaborate" sessions, scheduled 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Thursday for the 12 weeks of the course. The online D2L "Welcome Module" for the course will open and be available April 27, 2015. Students are to review the "Welcome Module" prior to the first "Blackboard-Collaborate" session. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. ***This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. It will be of interest to building officials or those who are contemplating entering the field of municipal building inspection. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exam for Level 1 Building Inspector certification. Please note you must also have two years suitable practical experience before certification. Suitability of practical experience is at the discretion of the BOABC www.boabc.org/EN/main/education/exam-schedule.html ***
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Fall 2015

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2015 term.

CRN 32062

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE1 Rm. 331

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$492.41

Notes

  1. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. There will be no class on November 11 due to statutory holidays. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. It will be of interest to building officials or those who are contemplating entering the field of municipal building inspection. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exam for Level 1 Building Inspector certification. Please note you must also have two years suitable practical experience before certification. Suitability of practical experience is at the discretion of the BOABC www.boabc.org/EN/main/education/exam-schedule.html

CRN 32782

Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE1 Rm. 330

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$492.41

Notes

  1. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. There will be no class on October 12 due to statutory holidays. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. It will be of interest to building officials or those who are contemplating entering the field of municipal building inspection. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exam for Level 1 Building Inspector certification. Please note you must also have two years suitable practical experience before certification. Suitability of practical experience is at the discretion of the BOABC www.boabc.org/EN/main/education/exam-schedule.html

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Check plans of single-family dwellings for compliance with the regulations in the BC Building Code, at an elementary level (provided the student has the ability to read plans).
  • Inspect single-family dwellings relative to compliance with the regulations in the BC Building Code.
  • Deal with questions relating to Building Code requirements for single-family dwellings.
  • Have a basic understanding of acceptable materials, systems, and methods used in house construction.

Related Programs

BLDC 1500 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. House Inspection
    Part-time   

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