Our Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction course is a detailed technical course. This building code course focuses on large building classification and construction as outlined within Division B Part 3 of the Ontario Building Code. The curriculum covers separation of major occupancies; building area and height; streets, building size and construction; occupant load; fire separations and fire-resistance ratings; firewalls; closures; fire stopping; provisions for firefighting; and mezzanines and interconnected floor spaces.
This course has been recognized as Gold Seal accredited training by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA).
Also check out our in-class course: BLDG 9241 Part 3 Large Buildings Classification and Construction
Course Delivery Method:
This is an online course delivered via Blackboard Learn.
You must have a copy of the 2012 Building Code Compendium before you begin this course. 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 BLDG 9242 Part 9 Buildings Fire Protection or BLDG 9244 Part 9 The House Health and Safety or BLDG 9264 Part 9 The House Health and Safety (Distance Learning) or BLDG 9289 Part 9 The House Health and Safety Daytime or BLDG 9233 Small Buildings 2012 before you start this course. If you are pursuing our Construction Superintendent Program, you will have the most success in this course if you have already 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 before you start this course.
Disclaimer: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) exams are not included in this course. 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.)