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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. Spring and Summer 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

$1,485.90 - $1,487.93 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 64259

Mon Aug 10 - Fri Aug 21 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 10 - Aug 21 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,485.90

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/. 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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Fall 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 32376

Mon Sep 21 - Fri Oct 02 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 21 - Oct 02 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

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., 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 34799

Mon Oct 19 - Fri Oct 30 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 19 - Oct 30 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

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., 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 37961

Mon Nov 23 - Fri Dec 04 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 23 - Dec 04 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

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., 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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2020

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

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.

Cnst 1100 Course Manual (Oct 2019)
Author Cnst
Publisher Acc/Roy
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $25.95
Required

Occupational Health & Safety Regulation (Reg 296/97) (7691000427)
Author Wcb
Publisher Wcb
Binding Spiral
Price $55.50
Required

Whmis 2015 At Work (Bk40 2015)
Author Worksafe
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
Price $7.95
Required

Workers Compensation Act (Consolidated Ed) (7691001187)
Author Act
Binding Spiral
Price $18.95
Required

Ipt's Crane & Rigging Training Manual
Author Ipt
Publisher Ipt
Copyright 2010
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-92085-503-4
Price $44.50
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