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CNST 1100 - Construction Safety Officer Training

Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course helps prepare students for work as a safety officer on a construction, mine or oil and gas site. Students will learn how to clearly and effectively communicate with others on a work site, identify hazards, and apply the Workers Compensation Act and occupational health and safety regulations to their environment. Students will also receive training with hand-held fire extinguishers, and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. Upon successfully finishing this course, students will receive a Statement of Completion.

Prerequisite(s)

It is recommended that students have grade 11 English or equivalent comprehension, and one year of experience on a work site (construction, mining, or oil rig and gas) is beneficial.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,392.34 - $1,392.84 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2017

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 57534

Mon May 29 - Fri Jun 09 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 29 - Jun 09 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 330

Instructor

Matt Magee

Course Outline

Cost

$1,392.34

Notes

  1. For extensive course information it is advised students contact the Program Assistant at 604-454-2266 or matt_magee@bcit.ca. Some information is also available at www.bcit.ca/construction/cso/. It is recommended that students pre-read the CNST 1100 Course Manual, which is available at the BCIT bookstore, www.bcit.ca/bookstore, along with the other required textbooks. Field trip and shop tours will require CSA approved hard hat, high-vis vest and steel-toed safety boots, gloves and safety glasses as well as appropriate outdoor clothing but are not required on the first day of class.

CRN 57535

Mon Jun 19 - Fri Jun 30 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 19 - Jun 30 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 242
Jun 19 - Jun 30 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 239

Instructor

Matt Magee

Course Outline

Cost

$1,392.34

Notes

  1. For extensive course information it is advised students contact the Program Assistant at 604-454-2266 or matt_magee@bcit.ca. Some information is also available at www.bcit.ca/construction/cso/. It is recommended that students pre-read the CNST 1100 Course Manual, which is available at the BCIT bookstore, www.bcit.ca/bookstore, along with the other required textbooks. Field trip and shop tours will require CSA approved hard hat, high-vis vest and steel-toed safety boots, gloves and safety glasses as well as appropriate outdoor clothing but are not required on the first day of class.

CRN 61069

Mon Jul 17 - Fri Jul 28 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 17 - Jul 28 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 331

Instructor

Matt Magee

Course Outline

Cost

$1,392.34

Notes

  1. For extensive course information it is advised students contact the Program Assistant at 604-454-2266 or matt_magee@bcit.ca. Some information is also available at www.bcit.ca/construction/cso/. It is recommended that students pre-read the CNST 1100 Course Manual, which is available at the BCIT bookstore, www.bcit.ca/bookstore, along with the other required textbooks. Field trip and shop tours will require CSA approved hard hat, high-vis vest and steel-toed safety boots, gloves and safety glasses as well as appropriate outdoor clothing but are not required on the first day of class.

Fall 2017

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 32376

Mon Sep 11 - Fri Sep 22 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Sep 22 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 117

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,392.84

Notes

  1. For extensive course information it is advised students contact the Program Assistant at 604-454-2266 or matt_magee@bcit.ca. Some information is also available at www.bcit.ca/construction/cso/. It is recommended that students pre-read the CNST 1100 Course Manual, which is available at the BCIT bookstore, www.bcit.ca/bookstore, along with the other required textbooks. Field trip and shop tours will require CSA approved hard hat, high vis vest and steel-toed safety boots, gloves and safety glasses as well as appropriate outdoor clothing but not required first day of class.

This section is only available for registration starting Sun, May 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 34799

Mon Oct 16 - Fri Oct 27 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 16 - Oct 27 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 117

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,392.84

Notes

  1. For extensive course information it is advised students contact the Program Assistant at 604-454-2266 or matt_magee@bcit.ca. Some information is also available at www.bcit.ca/construction/cso/. It is recommended that students pre-read the CNST 1100 Course Manual, which is available at the BCIT bookstore, www.bcit.ca/bookstore, along with the other required textbooks. Field trip and shop tours will require CSA approved hard hat, high vis vest and steel-toed safety boots, gloves and safety glasses as well as appropriate outdoor clothing but not required first day of class.

This section is only available for registration starting Sun, May 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 37961

Mon Nov 20 - Fri Dec 01 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 20 - Dec 01 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 115
Dec 01 Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 116

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,392.84

Notes

  1. For extensive course information it is advised students contact the Program Assistant at 604-454-2266 or matt_magee@bcit.ca. Some information is also available at www.bcit.ca/construction/cso/. It is recommended that students pre-read the CNST 1100 Course Manual, which is available at the BCIT bookstore, www.bcit.ca/bookstore, along with the other required textbooks. Field trip and shop tours will require CSA approved hard hat, high vis vest and steel-toed safety boots, gloves and safety glasses as well as appropriate outdoor clothing but not required first day of class.

This section is only available for registration starting Sun, May 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize OH&S Regulations and the Workers Compensation Act
  • Communicate to promote a safe work environment
  • Identify applicable authorities and regulations
  • Identify potential workplace hazards
  • Report on the conditions of workplace safety
  • Define hazardous materials and explain the WHMIS communication system
  • Define fire prevention codes and regulations
  • Describe safe rigging practice
  • Explain the safe use of fall protection equipment
  • Explain the identification and safe use of ladders
  • Identify TCP’s &Traffic Control
  • Identify Scaffolds, swing stages and elevating work platforms
  • Identify Cranes Safety & Certification
  • Identify Suspended slabs, fly tables, slab stripping and re-shoring & Form Work
  • Explain the regulations associated with Excavations and Shoring
  • Explain the regulations associated with Excavations and Shoring
  • Explain Electrical Safety within a work site & the Protection of Utilities
  • Define Safety Program Audit
  • Identify Guardrails, catch platforms, floor openings, crane platforms and nets
  • Explain Isolation & Lockout procedures
  • Develop Safe Work Practices
  • Identify Confined Space hazards
  • Identify Legal responsibilities related to site health and safety within the Act
  • Implement the Young and New Worker evaluation process
  • Explain Inspection Reports
  • Explain Accident Investigation
  • Complete Inspections, create reports and develop corrective actions

Effective as of Fall 2016

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2017

Books for Spring/Summer 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Cnst 1100 Course Manual (March 2010)
Author Cnst
Publisher Acc/Roy
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $23.95
Required

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Occupational Health & Safety Regulation (Reg 296/97)
Author Wcb
Publisher Wcb
Binding Spiral
Price $55.50
Required

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Whmis 2015 At Work (Bk40 2015)
Author Worksafe
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
Price $7.95
Required

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Workers Compensation Act (Consolidated Ed)
Author Act
Binding Spiral
Price $18.95
Required

Ipt's Crane and Rigging Training Manual 2005 Edition
Author Ipt
Publisher IPT Publishing and Training Ltd
Copyright 2010
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-92085-503-4
Price $41.95
Optional

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Traffic Control Manual For Work On The Roadways (Field Version)
Author Bc Moth
Copyright 1999
Binding Paperback
Price $69.95
Optional

Fall 2017

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2017 offerings of this course.

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