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Construction Planning and Rigging for Mass Timber Structures TMBR 1020

Mass Timber Construction Course

Course details

​Construction planning guides the scheduling and coordination of logistics associated with the execution of mass timber projects. Students will review the main types of prefabricated mass timber products and consider the advantages and challenges of their use in mass timber construction. They will summarize the roles and activities of construction installers in the delivery, handling and installation of mass timber products in coordination with other stakeholders. They will review basic principles of rigging, crane and equipment use, and applicable regulations for overhead hoisting of mass timber products. Students will summarize guidelines and best practices for construction site safety, fall protection, and aerial equipment for installing mass timber structures.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Departmental approval needed

Credits

3.5

Cost

$8,245.25

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of TMBR 1020 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 89867

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Sat Feb 18 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 89867
  • $8245.25
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 18 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mike McKoryk

Course outline

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Cost

$8245.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This is an Industry Services delivery. All applications must be approved by Ann Martineau, Industry Services Assistant: amartineau@bcit.ca
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify types, characteristics and uses of mass timber products.
  • Describe prefabrication as applied to mass timber construction.
  • Summarize construction planning for delivery and installation of mass timber projects.
  • Summarize roles and activities of construction installers and other stakeholders in mass timber projects.
  • Describe risk management and quality control for mass timber construction.
  • Describe the use of construction management schedules by installers.
  • Identify logistical considerations for scheduling and coordinating the delivery and installation of mass timber projects.
  • Summarize the basic principles of rigging and summarize the forces involved throughout the various systems and iterations of rigging.
  • Summarize guidelines and best practices for construction site safety and aerial equipment, crane and equipment use, and Occupational Health and Safety regulations for overhead hoisting of mass timber products.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Construction Planning and Rigging for Mass Timber Structures (TMBR 1020) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction of Mass Timber Structures
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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