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Building Code: Part 9 (SFD) BLDC 1500

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Provides a working knowledge of Part 9 of the 2018 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

Cost

$519.05 - $557.80 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are two offerings of BLDC 1500 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 52392

Duration

Mon Apr 11 - Mon Jul 04 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 52392
  • $545.63
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 04 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

View

Cost

$545.63

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. There will be no class April 18 and May 23 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. 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 68302

Duration

Mon Apr 11 - Mon Jul 11 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68302
  • $545.63
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 11 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Tony Bartko

Course outline

View

Cost

$545.63

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***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 may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. 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.

Fall 2022

Below are six offerings of BLDC 1500 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32062

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32062
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. ***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

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Sat July 2, 2022 at 7:34 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 46362

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46362
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Wed 19:00 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915 **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, scheduled 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Wednesday for the 12 weeks of the course. 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

CRN 42208

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42208
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Thu 19:00 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  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, scheduled 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Thursday for the 12 weeks of the course. 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

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Sat July 2, 2022 at 7:34 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 44144

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44144
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 323
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$557.80

Important information
  1. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. 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

Seats Available

3 seats remaining as of Sat July 2, 2022 at 7:34 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 32782

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Nov 28 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 32782
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. There will be no class October 10th statutory holiday. ***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 may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. 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

Seats Available

6 seats remaining as of Sat July 2, 2022 at 7:34 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 42603

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42603
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 22 Tue 19:00 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915 **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, scheduled 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Tuesday for the 12 weeks of the course. 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.

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

Building Code: Part 9 (SFD) (BLDC 1500) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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