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Materials and Methods 1 BLDC 1050

Building 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

Introduces basic materials and methods used in construction. Topics include: physical and chemical properties; the manufacturing process of various material and methods and the way they are implemented in a construction project. Div 1 to 5 of the Masterformat. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$542.25 - $583.11 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of BLDC 1050 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 42981

Duration

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42981
  • Domestic fees $583.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 28 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 330
Instructor

Timothy Bryant

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$583.11

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

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of BLDC 1050 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 55620

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 55620
  • Domestic fees $542.25
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$542.25

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. ***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.
Status

Seats Available

2 seats remaining as of Thu February 29, 2024 at 6:45 am (PST). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 55865

Duration

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 55865
  • Domestic fees $583.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 330
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$583.11

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the various parties involved in the construction process.
  • Identify the role of and the requirements of the codes and standards process.
  • Identify construction materials from the first six divisions of the MasterFormat and allocate them according to standard practice grouping.
  • Understand the chemical and physical make-up of some basic construction materials.
  • Identify basic methods of fabricating and installing these basic construction components.
  • Understand the sequence of installing these basic components with a view to authorities having jurisdiction.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Materials and Methods 1 (BLDC 1050) 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. Construction Estimating
    Certificate Part-time

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