BC Building Code 2018 Course (Online)

  • Formats:

    Online

     

  • Duration:

    36 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $495

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Start Date

Online

Part-Time: October 3rd, 2023 – December 19th, 2023

Schedule: Webinars are held Tuesdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST

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BC Building Code 2018 Course Overview

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.

Ashton College is an approved Education Provider for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services. The BC Building Codes course has been approved for 33 CPD Hours for licensed builders in BC.

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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

Admission Requirements

None

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College offers education for all students with a unique online learning approach. A synchronous learning component provides real time interaction and immediate feedback. We use real time interactive sessions, breakout rooms, and screen-sharing. An asynchronous learning component allows students to work at their own pace. Our asynchronous learning materials include recorded real time lectures, online readings, and discussion forums. We encourage students, if possible, to use both components so as to enjoy interactivity and community of real-time learning as well as studying at their own pace. This approach ensures students have support and resources to achieve their educational goals.

For synchronous sessions, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better learning experience.

This program/course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills. As such, PTIB did not review the program/course.

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