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BLDC 1200 - Construction 1 A

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Introduces basic principles of wood frame building construction. Develops skills to produce a basic set of construction working drawings. Topics; western platform wood frame construction; wall framing, floor framing and roof framing for a single family residence.

Prerequisite(s)

Previous drafting experience or DRFT 1000 is recommended prior to taking this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$508.80 - $545.63 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 32060

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 329

Instructor

Brad Marsh

Course Outline

Cost

$545.63

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 33087

Wed Sep 08 - Wed Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Wed 14:30 - 17:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$545.63

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 48349

Wed Sep 08 - Wed Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Brad Marsh

Course Outline

Cost

$508.80

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** A computer with speakers is required for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, scheduled 6:30pm - 9:30pm PST every Wednesday for the 12 weeks of the course. 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.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify architectural working drawing requirements.
  • Size sawn timber components to part 9 code compliance.
  • Prepare a partial set of architectural working drawings.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDC 1200 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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