Our advanced Part 9 Buildings Fire Protection course is a detailed technical course. This building code course deals with the design and verification of fire-resistance ratings as found in Division B Part 9 of the Ontario Building Code. The curriculum covers fire protection; means of egress; exit facilities; suppression methods; fire separations; and the separation of major occupancies, service spaces and exits, including penetrations of fire separations.
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 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 the following three courses before you start this course:
- 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
- BLDG 9243 Part 9 Buildings Structural Requirements or BLDG 9266 Part 9 Buildings Structural Requirements (Distance Learning)
- 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 or BLDG 9250 Small Buildings 2012 (Distance Learning)
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.)