Part 9 The House Building Envelope BLDG 9265


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 9245 Part 9 The House Building Envelope and BLDG 9288 Part 9 The House Building Envelope Daytime


Course Delivery Method:

This is a self-directed online course delivered via Blackboard Learn. Select sections also offer live tutorial sessions hosted by the teacher on Blackboard Collaborate. Further information will be sent via email at the start of the course.

Course Essentials:

You must have a copy of the 2012 Building Code Compendium before you begin this course. 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.

MMAH Exam:

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.)


You must have a general understanding of the building construction process and basic blueprint reading skills.

Hours and Fees




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $110)

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Online
Delivery Method: Online
Delivery Method: Online
Delivery Method: Online

Contact Information


416-415-5000, ext. 4861

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.