Plan Examination BLDG 9287

Online Option

Our Plan Examination course is an introduction to reading and interpreting construction drawings for those interested in performing the plan examination function as a building official. Study architectural working drawings in order to understand the importance of building component co-ordination as well as the interdependency of structural, electrical and mechanical systems. Develop a knowledge of how drawings must be prepared for building permit applications, and learn how to relate the information contained on the drawings/specifications to the Ontario Building Code.


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.

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.

Hours and Fees




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $195 [course manual and drawings])

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Online
Delivery Method: Online

Contact Information


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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.