Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction: Virtual Classroom BLDG 9241

Gold Seal

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 9267 Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction: Independent Study (Online)


This course has been recognized by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) as Gold Seal accredited training with CCA credit value.


You must have a general understanding of the building construction process and basic blueprint reading skills. If you are pursuing our Construction Superintendent Program, you must have completed our BLDG 9245 Part 9 The House Building Envelope: Virtual Classroom (Online) course or our BLDG 9265 Part 9 The House Building Envelope: Independent Study (Online) course.

Additional Information

Course Essentials:

You must bring a copy of the 2012 Building Code Compendium to the first class. 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.

Hours and Fees




$402.69, includes a non-refundable materials fee of $130

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Teacher-led Online
Technology Department
Office Location(s):

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