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Building Code: Part 9 (SFD) BLDC 1500

Building Construction 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

Winter 2023

Below are six offerings of BLDC 1500 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 73296

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 27 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 73296
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

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Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class Monday, February 20 (Family Day). 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, a stable Internet connection, and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 83131

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 83131
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 19:00 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

William Neish

Course outline

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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, 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. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 42983

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42983
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

View

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. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 88801

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88801
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 19:00 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

William Neish

Course outline

View

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, 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. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 83340

Duration

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 83340
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 19:00 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course outline

View

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, 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. 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 84707

Duration

Sat Jan 14 - Sat Apr 01 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 84707
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Apr 01 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 323
Instructor

Tony Bartko

Course outline

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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

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, 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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