Examines Part 9 of the 2018 B.C. Building Code as it applies to multi-unit residential and small commercial and industrial buildings. Covers plan checking and inspection techniques. Prepares students to deal with issues relating to Part 9 of the B.C. Building Code. Some duplication of material covered in BLDC 1500. Students must bring the B.C. Building Code (hardcopy) to the first class.
Knowledge of building construction. (3 credits)
$489.12 - $522.42 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
***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 "Blackboard-Collaborate" 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. It will be of interest to building officials or those who are contemplating entering the field of municipal building inspection. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to write the BOABC exam for Building Inspector certification. Please note you must also have two years suitable practical experience before certification. Suitability of practical experience is at the discretion of the BOABC www.boabc.org/EN/main/education/exam-schedule.html ***
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Check plans of buildings for compliance with the regulations in the BC Building Code, at an elementary level.
Inspect small, single or multi unit buildings relative to compliance with thr regulations in the BC Building Code.
Deal with question relating to Building Code requirements small, single or multi unit buildings.
Have a basic understanding of acceptable materials, systems, and methods used in construction.
Effective as of Fall 2003
BLDG 1825 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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