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Construction Safety Officer Training CNST 1100

Construction Course

International Fees

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

Course details

​​This course helps prepare students for work as a safety officer on a construction, mine or oil and gas site. Students will learn how to clearly and effectively communicate with others on a work site, identify hazards, and apply the Workers Compensation Act and occupational health and safety regulations to their environment. Upon successfully finishing this course, students will receive a Statement of Completion.

Prerequisite(s)

  • It is recommended that students have grade 11 English or equivalent comprehension, and one year of experience on a work site (construction, mining, or oil rig and gas) is beneficial.

Credits

6.0

Domestic fees

$1,554.49

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of CNST 1100 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 83316

Duration

Mon Mar 11 - Fri Mar 22 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 83316
  • Domestic fees $1554.49
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 11 - Mar 22 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1554.49

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is an online class. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or tablet device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the two required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are three offerings of CNST 1100 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 57535

Duration

Mon May 06 - Fri May 17 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 57535
  • Domestic fees $1554.49
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 06 - May 17 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1554.49

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is an online class. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or tablet device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the two required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/. There are also several optional text books that may be beneficial. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Teams and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
Status

CRN 61069

Duration

Mon Jun 03 - Fri Jun 14 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 61069
  • Domestic fees $1554.49
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 03 - Jun 14 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1554.49

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is an online class. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or tablet device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the two required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/. There are also several optional text books that may be beneficial. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Teams and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
Status

CRN 64259

Duration

Mon Jul 08 - Fri Jul 19 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 64259
  • Domestic fees $1554.49
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 08 - Jul 19 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1554.49

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is an online class. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or tablet device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the two required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/. There are also several optional text books that may be beneficial. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Teams and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Utilize OH&S Regulations and the Workers Compensation Act
  • Communicate to promote a safe work environment
  • Identify applicable authorities and regulations
  • Identify potential workplace hazards
  • Report on the conditions of workplace safety
  • Define hazardous materials and explain the WHMIS communication system
  • Define fire prevention codes and regulations
  • Describe safe rigging practice
  • Explain the safe use of fall protection equipment
  • Explain the identification and safe use of ladders
  • Identify TCP’s &Traffic Control
  • Identify Scaffolds, swing stages and elevating work platforms
  • Identify Cranes Safety & Certification
  • Identify Suspended slabs, fly tables, slab stripping and re-shoring & Form Work
  • Explain the regulations associated with Excavations and Shoring
  • Explain the regulations associated with Excavations and Shoring
  • Explain Electrical Safety within a work site & the Protection of Utilities
  • Define Safety Program Audit
  • Identify Guardrails, catch platforms, floor openings, crane platforms and nets
  • Explain Isolation & Lockout procedures
  • Develop Safe Work Practices
  • Identify Confined Space hazards
  • Identify Legal responsibilities related to site health and safety within the Act
  • Implement the Young and New Worker evaluation process
  • Explain Inspection Reports
  • Explain Accident Investigation
  • Complete Inspections, create reports and develop corrective actions

Effective as of Fall 2016

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