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INTR 3040 - Residential Building Codes & Accessibility

Residential Interiors Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Students will study the current edition of the BC Building Access Handbook and BC Building Code Part 9 - Housing & Small Buildings, to apply a working knowledge of compliance, codes objectives, definitions and appendices as they relate to the residential built environment. Students will locate and interpret the applicable codes to make appropriate design decisions required for topics such as fire protection, occupant safety and accessibility for both new and existing residential applications. Prerequite: 65% in ALL INTD Certificate Courses and 70% in COMM 1120.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$736.02

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83156

Wed Jan 02 - Wed Mar 20 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 02 - Mar 20 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$736.02

Notes

  1. Mandatory Requirements: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in ALL Interior Design Certificate Courses If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Evaluate existing drawings for a residential space to assess code compliance.
  • Navigate the BC Building Code to locate specific information.
  • Determine occupancy classification and life safety standards for interior residential spaces.
  • Identify third-party evaluators and their role in the creation of building codes.
  • Describe the impact BC Energy Codes has on the residential built environment.
  • Generate design solutions for a residential space, which demonstrate code compliance and accessibility standards.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

INTR 3040 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Kitchen & Bath Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Residential Interiors
    Part-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

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Bc Building Code 2012 Without Plumbing (2 Binders) (7610004001)
Author Code
Copyright 2013
Binding Kit/Set/Package
Price $259.95
Required

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Building Access Handbook 2014
Author Code
Copyright 2014
Binding Spiral
Price $28.50
Required

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Electrical Code Simplified House Wiring (24Th Ed)
Author Knight
Publisher Knight
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-92031-266-7
Price $22.95
Required

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