Our Part 9 The House Building Envelope course is a detailed technical course. This building code course deals with construction of houses as single detached dwellings under Division B, Part 9, of the Ontario Building Code. The curriculum covers building inspectors, plans, building permits and site plans; construction of foundations; floors-on-ground; reinforced concrete slabs; roofs and ceilings; and floors and walls, including brick veneer.
Also check out our other courses: BLDG 9265 Part 9 The House Building Envelope (Distance Learning) and BLDG 9288 Part 9 The House Building Envelope Daytime
Course Delivery Method:
This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn/Collaborate while college buildings are closed.
You must bring a copy of the 2012 Building Code Compendium to the first class. The compendium is available for purchase at the George Brown College bookstore (either on campus or online), at our Building Code and Trade Manuals website and at the Publications Ontario website.
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) exam is not included. MMAH exam and Building Code Identification Number (BCIN) information can be found on the MMAH website. (Humber College hosts the Building Code exams on behalf of the MMAH. Visit the Humber College Ontario Building Code Examinations website to schedule and pay for the applicable exam.)
Refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.
You must have a general understanding of the building construction process and basic blueprint reading skills.