Part 9 Buildings Structural Requirements BLDG 9243

Temporarily Online

Our Part 9 Buildings Structural Requirements course is a detailed technical course. This advanced building code course deals with the structural provisions and limitations of Division B Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code (though it does not deal specifically with the design of structural elements). The curriculum explores legal considerations; soil conditions; excavations, footings and foundations; transfer of forces acting on a building; masonry construction; trusses; and special separations and exposure protection.

Also check out our online course: BLDG 9266 Part 9 Buildings Structural Requirements (Online)


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.


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 our BLDG 9241 Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction course or our BLDG 9267 Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction (Online) course or our BLDG 9240 Part 3 Large Buildings Health and Safety Requirements (Online) course before you start this course.

Additional Information

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




$431, includes a non-refundable materials fee of $130 [workbook/manual]

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Teacher-led Online
Delivery Method: Teacher-led Online
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