BC Building Code 2018 (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    36 hours

  • Registration Fee:


Start Date

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Part Time: February 02, 2022 – April 20, 2022


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The BC Building Code (BCBC) is a provincial regulation that governs how new construction, building alterations, repairs and demolitions are completed. This code establishes minimum requirements for safety, health, accessibility, fire and structural protection of buildings and energy and water efficiency. It applies throughout the province except for some federal lands and the City of Vancouver.

Topics Covered/Learning Objectives

The course is designed as an introductory course to the BCBC. It will cover important aspects of the code such as:

  • Application of the code
  • Non-application of the code
  • Objectives of the code
  • Acceptable solutions


Andrew Smith

As an online instructor, Andrew Smith utilizes his comprehensive industry expertise and a myriad of engaging instruction techniques to empower students with the knowledge and skillsets required to thrive as in the field of carpentry. He works closely with students to mentor and advise them regarding continued professional development and potential career options. Professionally, he is a strategically focused leadership professional with a track record of delivering superior results leading construction projects. His training and professional development includes studying the Four Levels of Carpentry Training and Red Seal Certification at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management.



*Subject to change without notice

Who Will Benefit From The Course

This course is ideal for home inspectors, builders, construction managers, tradespeople, real estate investors, property owners and property managers.


Live Online

Part Time:

  • February 02, 2022 – April 20, 2022
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

These codes are all available free of charge online.
Print editions are also available as an optional purchase.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.


This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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