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BLDG 0001 - Building your Own House

Building Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course demonstrates how to build a very functional home within a budget. Participants will be guided through the permit and construction process, preparation of a realistic budget and various contracting alternatives. They will also receive advice on the selection of trade contractors and will learn how to recognize and ensure that their house has a practical design. This course will be of interest to property owners and first-time house builders.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$300.54

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 17825

Thu Jan 09 - Thu Feb 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 13 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 410

Instructor

Trevor Lampi

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$300.54

Notes

  1. This course includes a field trip. The date of the field trip will be confirmed in class. CSA approved ‘High Visibility Vest’ and ‘Safety Hard Hat’ are required for the field trip. Students must bring their own CSA approved ‘High Visibility Vest’ and ‘Safety Hard Hat’ to participate in the field trip.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to

  • Better understand the planning and construction process.
  • Recognize functional design.
  • Be aware of the most common problem areas.
  • Prepare a budget and schedule for a single family home.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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