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CNST 1100 - Construction Safety Officer Training

Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

This course helps prepare students for work as a safety officer on a construction, mine or oil and gas site. Students will learn how to clearly and effectively communicate with others on a work site, identify hazards, and apply the Workers Compensation Act and occupational health and safety regulations to their environment. Students will also receive training with hand-held fire extinguishers, and the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. Upon successfully finishing this course, students will receive a Statement of Completion.

Prerequisite(s)

It is recommended that students have grade 11 English or equivalent comprehension, and one year of experience on a work site (construction, mining, or oil rig and gas) is beneficial.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,487.93

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 76311

Mon Feb 22 - Fri Mar 05 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 05 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,487.93

Notes

  1. This class has been moved online. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures, and will then receive directions for independent study. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
  2. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 77463

Mon Mar 15 - Fri Mar 26 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 15 - Mar 26 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,487.93

Notes

  1. This class has been moved online. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures, and will then receive directions for independent study. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
  2. 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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 57534

Mon Apr 12 - Fri Apr 23 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Apr 23 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,487.93

Notes

  1. This class has been moved online. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/, and pre-read the A modules in the CNST 1100 Course Manual before the first class. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 57535

Mon May 10 - Fri May 21 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 10 - May 21 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,487.93

Notes

  1. This class has been moved online. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/, and pre-read the A modules in the CNST 1100 Course Manual before the first class. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 61069

Mon Jun 14 - Fri Jun 25 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 14 - Jun 25 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,487.93

Notes

  1. This class has been moved online. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/, and pre-read the A modules in the CNST 1100 Course Manual before the first class. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 64259

Mon Jul 19 - Fri Jul 30 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 19 - Jul 30 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,487.93

Notes

  1. This class has been moved online. Students are required to have their own desktop or laptop computer, a microphone, a camera, and a stable broadband connection. A smart phone or device will not be sufficient. Students are required to log in and attend the virtual class at 7:30 AM each day of class for lectures. Students will need to be available from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Students are required to purchase the required textbooks from the BCIT Bookstore at https://www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/, and pre-read the A modules in the CNST 1100 Course Manual before the first class. Students are required to understand how to use their own computer prior to the beginning of the first class. This includes the use of an internet browser, your file management system (e.g., downloading, finding, opening and saving files), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Zoom and how to move between applications. Course navigation will be explained on the first day of class, but using your computer will not. Contact matt_magee@bcit.ca if you have questions.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize OH&S Regulations and the Workers Compensation Act
  • Communicate to promote a safe work environment
  • Identify applicable authorities and regulations
  • Identify potential workplace hazards
  • Report on the conditions of workplace safety
  • Define hazardous materials and explain the WHMIS communication system
  • Define fire prevention codes and regulations
  • Describe safe rigging practice
  • Explain the safe use of fall protection equipment
  • Explain the identification and safe use of ladders
  • Identify TCP’s &Traffic Control
  • Identify Scaffolds, swing stages and elevating work platforms
  • Identify Cranes Safety & Certification
  • Identify Suspended slabs, fly tables, slab stripping and re-shoring & Form Work
  • Explain the regulations associated with Excavations and Shoring
  • Explain the regulations associated with Excavations and Shoring
  • Explain Electrical Safety within a work site & the Protection of Utilities
  • Define Safety Program Audit
  • Identify Guardrails, catch platforms, floor openings, crane platforms and nets
  • Explain Isolation & Lockout procedures
  • Develop Safe Work Practices
  • Identify Confined Space hazards
  • Identify Legal responsibilities related to site health and safety within the Act
  • Implement the Young and New Worker evaluation process
  • Explain Inspection Reports
  • Explain Accident Investigation
  • Complete Inspections, create reports and develop corrective actions

Effective as of Fall 2016

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