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BLDG 1835 - BC Building Code: Part 3 Advanced

Building Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

​This course is a continuation of BLDG 1830. Provides a more advanced and complete understanding of all requirements of Part 3 of the 2018 BC Building Code and includes the basic skills required to understand and apply fundamental code concepts to building design and construction including flame spread ratings, safety within floor areas, fire alarm and detection, fire fighting provisions, vertical transportation, service facilities, high buildings, and accessibility. Students completing this course will be expected to carry out a basic building code analysis for complex Part 3 buildings.

Prerequisite(s)

BLDG 1830

Credits

1.5

Cost

$286.38

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 83376

Wed Feb 02 - Wed Mar 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 02 - Mar 09 Wed 19:00 - 20:30 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$286.38

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 "Blackboard-Collaborate" sessions, scheduled 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST each Wednesday for the 6 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 exams for Level 3. The Province of BC has prescribed the BOABC Level 3 exams as the minimum qualification to work as a Level 3 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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Provides a more advanced and complete understanding of all requirements of Part 3 of the BC Building Code and includes the basic skills required to understand and apply fundamental code concepts to building design and construction including flame spread ratings, safety within floor areas, fire alarm and detection, fire fighting provisions, vertical transportation, service facilities, high buildings, and accessibility. Students completing this course will be expected to carry out a basic building code analysis for complex Part 3 buildings.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDG 1835 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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