Our Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction course is a detailed technical course. This building code course focuses on large building classification and construction as outlined within Division B Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code. The curriculum covers separation of major occupancies; building area and height; streets, building size, and construction; occupant load; fire separations and fire-resistance ratings; firewalls; closures; fire stopping; provisions for firefighting; and mezzanines and interconnected floor spaces.
Also check out our other online course: BLDG 9241 Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction: Virtual Classroom (Online)
This course has been recognized as Gold Seal accredited training by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA).
You must have a general understanding of the building construction process and basic blueprint reading skills.
You will have the most success in this course if you have already completed BLDG 9242 Part 9 Buildings Fire Protection (Online) or BLDG 9244 Part 9 The House Health and Safety: Virtual Classroom (Online) or BLDG 9264 Part 9 The House Health and Safety: Independent Study (Online) or BLDG 9233 Small Buildings 2012: Virtual Classroom (Online) before you start this course. If you are pursuing our Construction Superintendent Program, you will have the most success in this course if you have already completed BLDG 9245 Part 9 The House Building Envelope: Virtual Classroom (Online) or BLDG 9265 Part 9 The House Building Envelope: Independent Study (Online) before you start this course.
You must have a copy of the 2012 Building Code Compendium before you begin this course. The compendium is available for purchase through the George Brown College bookstore, at our Building Code and Trade Manuals website, and at the Publications Ontario website.
Disclaimer: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) exams are not included in this course. Visit the Ontario government’s building code web page for certification information.
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