Part 9 The House Health and Safety Daytime BLDG 9289

Off Campus

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 9244 Part 9 The House Health and Safety and BLDG 9264 Part 9 The House Health and Safety (Distance Learning)


Course Delivery Method:

This version of the course is held during the day at an Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) location.

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. The Part 9: The House – Health & Safety technical manual will be provided during the first class and is included in the cost of this course.


You must have a general understanding of the building construction process and basic blueprint reading skills and you must have completed our BLDG 9245 Part 9 The House Building Envelope course or our BLDG 9265 Part 9 The House Building Envelope (Distance Learning) course or our BLDG 9288 Part 9 The House Building Envelope Daytime course. (An approved equivalent is also acceptable.)

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




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $311 [workbook/manual])

Course Sections

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