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BLDC 1500 - Building Code: Part 9 (SFD)

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 Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Provides a working knowledge of Part 9 of the 2018 B.C Building Code as it applies to single family dwellings. Gives students the basic skills required to check plans, inspect buildings and deal with questions relating to Part 9 at an elementary level. Covers acceptable materials, systems and methods used in housing construction. Students must bring B.C. Building Code (hardcopy) to the first class.

Credits

3.0

Cost

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

Winter 2022

Below are six offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 83131

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 19:00 - 20:30 Online

Instructor

William Neish

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 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Tuesday for the 12 weeks of the course. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. ***This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit https://boabc.org/ ***
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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 42983

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course Outline

Cost

$545.63

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific time lines for assignments and exams.*** 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. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, scheduled 6:30pm - 9:30pm PST each Wednesday for the 12 weeks of the course. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit https://boabc.org/
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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 88801

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 19:00 - 20:30 Online

Instructor

William Neish

Course Outline

Cost

$508.80

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915 **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 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Wednesday for the 12 weeks of the course. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. ***This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit https://boabc.org/ .
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

CRN 83340

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Thu 19:00 - 20:30 Online

Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

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 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Thursday for the 12 weeks of the course. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. ***This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit https://boabc.org/ ***
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

CRN 84707

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 323

Instructor

Tony Bartko

Course Outline

Cost

$545.63

Notes

  1. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit https://boabc.org/

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 73296

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Mar 28 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 331

Instructor

Stephen Cote-Rolvink

Course Outline

Cost

$545.63

Notes

  1. No class Monday, February 21 (Family Day). This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2915. This course is offered in conjunction with the Building Officials' Association of B.C. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exams for Level 1. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 1 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 1 Building Official. Please note that employers may require additional education or work experience for building official positions. For more information on BOABC examinations and qualifications, please visit https://boabc.org/

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Check plans of single-family dwellings for compliance with the regulations in the BC Building Code, at an elementary level (provided the student has the ability to read plans).
  • Inspect single-family dwellings relative to compliance with the regulations in the BC Building Code.
  • Deal with questions relating to Building Code requirements for single-family dwellings.
  • Have a basic understanding of acceptable materials, systems, and methods used in house construction.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDC 1500 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
  4. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. House Inspection
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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