This course provides a working knowledge of the purpose, scope, and contents of the 2018 British Columbia Building Code related to Part 3, Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility. The course will provide the student with the basic skills required to understand and apply fundamental code concepts to building design and construction of larger or complex buildings. Concepts include: the meaning of noncombustible construction and when a building is required to be of noncombustible construction; fire-resistance ratings, when a building is required to have sprinklers, have a standpipe system, or have a fire alarm system; how many streets a building needs to face; the distance required between the building and property lines; the amount of windows permitted; requirements for interconnected floor spaces; high-rise building requirements; number of water closets required; number and width of exits required; interior finishes permitted, and accessibility requirements for persons with disabilities. This course will be of interest to persons involved in building design, interior design, drafting, construction, plan review, inspection and financing. It is recommended that persons taking this course have some knowledge of basic building construction as well as some experience with Building Codes. This course will be followed by BLDG 1835 B.C. Building Code: Part 3 Advanced. Students must bring the entire B.C. Building Code (hardcopy) to the first class.
$498.93 - $534.06 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.
Mon Sep 14 - Mon Dec 07 12 Weeks
|Sep 14 - Dec 07||Mon||18:30 - 21:30||BBY Online Delivery|
Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks
|Sep 09 - Dec 02||Wed||18:15 - 21:15||DTC Online Delivery|
Thu Sep 10 - Thu Nov 26 12 Weeks
|Sep 10 - Nov 26||Thu||19:00 - 20:30||Online Online Delivery|
Thu Sep 10 - Thu Nov 26 12 Weeks
|Sep 10 - Nov 26||Thu||18:45 - 21:45||BBY Online Delivery|
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:
The student should become proficient with the application of Part 3 of the B.C. Building Code and demonstrate a working knowledge of the Code. The student will be expected to provide clear explanations and code references in order to support their answers and/or solutions on all assignments, quizzes and exams.
Effective as of Fall 2003
BLDG 1830 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
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