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BC Building Code: Part 9 (Single Family Dwellings) BLDC 1500

Building Construction Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Provides a working knowledge of Part 9 of the 2024 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 (hardcopy) to the first class.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$542.25 - $595.33 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are four offerings of BLDC 1500 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 28712

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 28712
  • Domestic fees $542.25
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$542.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, as per the class schedule above. You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/
Status

In Progress and Full

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.

CRN 63904

Duration

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 63904
  • Domestic fees $542.25
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$542.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address, reliable internet connection, and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, as per the class schedule above. 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. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/ ***
Status

In Progress

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.

CRN 52392

Duration

Mon Apr 15 - Mon Jul 08 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 52392
  • Domestic fees $542.25
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jul 08 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$542.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. There will be no class May 20th and July 1st statutory holidays. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, as per the class schedule above. You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/
Status

In Progress

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.

CRN 67485

Duration

Wed Jun 19 - Wed Aug 28 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 67485
  • Domestic fees $583.11
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 19 - Aug 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 216
Instructor

Tony Bartko

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$583.11

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address, reliable internet connection, and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, as per the class schedule above. 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. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/ ***
Status

Full

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

Fall 2024

Below are five offerings of BLDC 1500 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 32062

Duration

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Nov 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32062
  • Domestic fees $553.29
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Nov 20 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$553.29

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer 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 "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/
Status

CRN 42208

Duration

Thu Sep 05 - Thu Nov 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42208
  • Domestic fees $553.29
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 21 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$553.29

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers 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 "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. 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***
Status

CRN 32782

Duration

Mon Sep 09 - Mon Dec 09 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 32782
  • Domestic fees $553.29
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$553.29

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. There will be no class September 30th, October 14th, and November 11th statutory holidays. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers 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 "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/
Status

CRN 48606

Duration

Thu Sep 19 - Thu Dec 05 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48606
  • Domestic fees $595.33
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 19 - Dec 05 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 331
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$595.33

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/
Status

CRN 44144

Duration

Sat Sep 21 - Sat Dec 07 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44144
  • Domestic fees $595.33
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 21 - Dec 07 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 323
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$595.33

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit boabc.org/
Status

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.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BC Building Code: Part 9 (Single Family Dwellings) (BLDC 1500) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Construction Estimating
    Certificate Part-time
  4. House Inspection
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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