Our Part 9 The House Health and Safety course is a detailed technical course. This building code course deals with examination of plans and inspection of health and safety aspects of the house as found in the Ontario Building Code. The curriculum covers fire safety and protection; chimneys, fireplaces, inserts and solid-fuel-burning appliances; stairs; guards; insulation; health and comfort requirements; party walls; and final interior and exterior inspections.
Also check out our other courses: BLDG 9264 Part 9 The House Health and Safety (Distance Learning) and BLDG 9289 Part 9 The House Health and Safety 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 and you must have completed BLDG 9245 Part 9 The House Building Envelope or BLDG 9265 Part 9 The House Building Envelope (Distance Learning) or BLDG 9288 Part 9 The House Building Envelope Daytime. (An approved equivalent is also acceptable.)