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Construction Materials and Assemblies BLDT 2051

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

Course details

A conceptual introductory course which acquaints students with the materials and assemblies encountered in project work from Divisions 1-9 of the Masterformat. Reviews how physical properties of the materials are derived and how these properties are implemented in the construction project. Reviews how to select, handle, purchase, and measure materials as part of the project technical/management team.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of BLDT 2051 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32985


Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32985
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. - no vacation requests - no extensions except for documented medical reasons - please see Course outline for attendance rules Please check registration page re instructions re online or in class bby campus. Also check BCIT.CA main web page regularly for updates also check your email .

Learning Outcomes

This is an introductory level technology course, which introduces students to the basic construction materials, and assemblies that are fundamental to most construction projects. It acquaints the student with the physical and chemical properties, the manufacturing process of various materials, and the way they are implemented in a project. This term includes the first ten divisions of the Master Format, namely; Div. 1., General Requirements, Div. 2 Earthworks, Div. 3 Concrete Work & Reinforcing Steel, Div. 4 Masonry, Div. 5 Metals, Div. 6 Wood & Plastics, Div. 7 Thermal & Moisture Protection, (the envelope), Div. 8 Windows & Doors, Div. 9 Finishes, Div. 10 specialties, as well as some of the site documentation and organization work which is difficult to separate from the construction process.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Construction Materials and Assemblies (BLDT 2051) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Supervision
    Certificate Part-time


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