UPDATE: This training session has been cancelled due to availability of accommodations in Dryden the week of Feb. 4-8, 2019. The OFNTSC will send out an notice when this training is available again.

The OFNTSC will be delivering housing training February 4-8, 2019 at the Keewaytinook Centre of Excellence. The training will be covering “House 2012” for individuals who require a refresher or update on code compliance for the Ontario Building Code. Cost to attend this training is $700 and the course will be instructed by Dave Zatulsky.  Those interested in attending this training are required to be complete the registration form attached to this post, and return it to Grace Martineau, OFNTSC Housing Advisor.  All costs related to fees, travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the participant.  Fees are payable to the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation.

House 2012 – Course Description (Five days, 30 credits)

Prerequisite Required: None

This OBOA course has been designed to enhance the knowledge of existing Code Practitioners and those practitioners who wish to improve their competence in the practice of interpretation and implementation of the principles of the 2012 Ontario Building Code (OBC) with respect to Houses (Vol. 1 Division B Part 9).
It is intended to help the participant understand the requirements of the OBC that apply to all Houses as defined in the OBC as
A detached house, semi-detached house, townhouse or row house:

1) containing not more than two dwelling units in each house

2) three or fewer storeys in building height

3) having a building area not exceeding 600 m2

4) used for major occupancies classified as Group C-residential occupancies.

This course is designed to make use of your previous understanding of the Ontario Building Code, training, education and on the job experience. While this course will emphasize the Ministry of Municipal Affairs exam syllabi for Houses, participants must have a basic understanding of the OBC and requirements contained therein in order to be successful when taking exams.This course will assist in learning how to find and apply applicable OBC requirements. Through the exercises contained herein, it will focus on creating understanding so that the participant may correctly interpret and apply the regulations.
This course should also assist participants in identifying those areas of the OBC where additional instruction and study may be required in order to be successful in challenging the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Examinations.

The areas covered in the instructor-led course are:
– Basics of Structural Design Requirements,
– Stairs, ramps, handrails and guards
– Fire Protection
– Sound Control
– Excavation
– Dampproofing, waterproofing and Soil Gas control
– Drainage
– Footings and foundations
– Attic and Roof Spaces
– ICF Walls
– Wood Frame Construction
– Heat transfer, air leakage and condensation control

Other House topics will be covered during assigned self-led instruction and practice each evening and will be reviewed in depth the following morning during the instructor-led session.

No qualifying examination is included with this course. Visit the Humber College’s website http://humber.ca/buildingcodeexams/ to schedule the applicable Examination, including payment of examination fees.

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