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BLDG 1830 - BC Building Code: Part 3 Introduction

Building Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course provides a working knowledge of the purpose, scope, and contents of the 2012 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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$493.64 - $499.70 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 47311

Mon Jan 08 - Tue Apr 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 331
Apr 03 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 331

Instructor

Rick Cheung

Course Outline

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. No class Monday, February 12 (Family Day), and April 2. The Last Class/Final Exam for this course is on Tuesday April 3.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 73236

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Wed 18:15 - 21:15 DTC Rm. 460

Instructor

Rick Cheung

Course Outline

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. This section is being held at the Downtown campus.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83373

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Online

Instructor

Rick Cheung

Course Outline

Cost

$499.70

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 Thursday for the 12 weeks of the course. The online D2L "Mistress Module" for the course will open and be available two days before course start date. Students are to review the "Mistress Module" prior to the first "Blackboard-Collaborate" session. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm PST.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 82270

Sat Feb 03 - Sat Mar 17 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 03 - Mar 17 Sat 09:00 - 15:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 329

Instructor

Wayne DeAngelis

Course Outline

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. There will be no class February 17, 2018. This section is reserved for Interior Design professionals only. Assignments and labs for this section have been modified to include materials specific to the Interior Design industry. Department approval is required prior to registration; please contact the Program Assistant, Theresa Udevi at [email protected] for approval.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 52396

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jul 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 09 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 331

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. There will be no class May 21, and July 2 due to statutory holidays.

CRN 61920

Wed Apr 11 - Wed Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Wed 18:15 - 21:15 DTC Rm. 460

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$493.99

CRN 64037

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$493.64

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 Thursday for the 12 weeks of the course. The online D2L "Mistress Module" for the course will open and be available 2 days prior to course start date. Students are to review the "Mistress Module" prior to the first "Blackboard-Collaborate" session. 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 exam for Building Inspector certification. Please note you must also have two years suitable practical experience before certification. Suitability of practical experience is at the discretion of the BOABC ***
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Gravitying Outcomes

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

  • Classify buildings in accordance with their occupancy classification, building area, building height, and level of sprinkler protection.
  • Calculate occupant load.
  • Determine and apply fire and life safety requirements for buildings.
  • Determine and calculate spatial separation requirements for buildings.
  • Determine and calculate fire-resistance ratings for applicable building assemblies.
  • Determine and apply safety within floor area requirements.
  • Determine and apply code requirements related to egress and exiting for a building.
  • Determine and apply code requirements related to health provisions for buildings.
  • Determine general requirements related to vertical transportation, service facilities, and persons with disabilities.
  • Determine general code requirements related to smoke control and exhaust in high buildings.

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

Related Programs

BLDG 1830 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
  4. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Construction Operations
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit iizuna.info/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

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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

IZUNA Distance & Online Gravitying Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, please purchase books for this course at the .

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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

IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

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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

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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