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Residential Blueprint Reading BLDG 0004

Building 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 covers the fundamental knowledge required for reading and understanding of building permit plans (blueprints) for small residential buildings like single family, duplex, triplex and laneway homes. Course will introduce all types of plans and reports that constitute building permit application package, including surveys, civil plans, architectural plans, structural plans, arborist and energy reports. Course will also provide information about provisions found in BC Building Code Part 9 regarding framing, exterior finishes, energy requirements, fire prevention and soundproofing.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

0.0

Domestic fees

$310.84

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of BLDG 0004 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 70671

Duration

Thu Feb 01 - Thu Mar 07 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 70671
  • Domestic fees $310.84
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 01 - Mar 07 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Natasha Djoric

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$310.84

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.
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 is one offering of BLDG 0004 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 54242

Duration

Thu May 02 - Thu Jun 06 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 54242
  • Domestic fees $310.84
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Jun 06 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$310.84

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.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Differentiate between the roles of members of the design and building team – the architect, interior designer, contractor, trades and suppliers.
  • Understand information provided on survey, civil and structural plans.
  • Interpret architectural drawings in order to accurately translate building elements and dimensions.
  • Understand the influence of the building code and municipal bylaws on house design.​

Effective as of Winter 2024

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