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Level 1

Part 9 - Buildings - Structural Requirements

This course covers the structural provisions and limitations of Division B – Part 9 of the Nova Scotia Building Code. Understand the transfer of forces acting on a building from the roof down to the footings.

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Part 3 - Large Buildings Health and Safety

This Course has been designed to provide participants with an understanding of how to relate the National Building Code to Large Buildings; it systematically travels through Part 3 as a code user would apply it.

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Part 9 - Plumbing The House - 2012

Review plumbing plans and drawings for a typical house. Learn about Division B – Part 7 provisions that relate to inspections; the terminology associated with drainage, venting and water systems; and plumbing system theory.

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NS Barrier Free

This course is designed to provide code users with an understanding of the Barrier-Free requirements of the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations.

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Part 9 - Fire protection

The objective of this course is to achieve overall understanding of the Part 9 fire protection provisions by utilizing actual case studies to better understand fire suppression, fire detection, firefighting and fire safety. March 5 -9, 2018 Truro, NS

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Part 9 - The House Building Envelope

Understand the requirements that are applicable to the construction of houses as single detached dwellings under Division B – Part 9 of the Nova Scotia Building Code. This all-encompassing course starts at plan review and concludes with a finished home. June 4 -8, 2018 Halifax, NS

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Part 9 - HVAC The House - 2012

Review and become more familiar with the parts of the Nova Scotia Building Code dealing with heating, ventilation and air conditioning for houses. November 20 -23, 2017 Halifax, NS Deadline to Register: October 18, 2017 at Noon

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Communication

Discover the values of self-awareness while mastering the ability to contribute in a team oriented environment.

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Legal

This course highlights the General Legal Process for Inspectors with emphasis on how the Building Code Act works including its relationship with the Nova Scotia Building Code.

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Part 9 - Plan Examination

Case studies are used extensively as this course demonstrates how to apply the Nova Scotia Building Code and identify deficiencies during the plans examination process. You will be encouraged to develop a plans examination style unique to your skills and capabilities. April 16 -20, 2018 Halifax, NS

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Part 9 - The House - Health and Safety

This course deals with examination of plans and inspection of health and safety aspects of the house as found in the Nova Scotia Building Code.

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Level 2

Part 3 - Large Buildings Health and Safety

This Course has been designed to provide participants with an understanding of how to relate the National Building Code to Large Buildings; it systematically travels through Part 3 as a code user would apply it.

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Part 3 - Life Safety Systems

Review Part 3 of the National Building Code as it relates to the technical aspects of life safety systems including but not limited to, emergency power, fire detection, fire alarm, standpipes, and automatic sprinkler systems.

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Part 3 - Fire Protection

This course focuses on the technical aspects of Part 3 of the Nova Scotia Building Code and some of its principal reference documents. It is designed to help code users obtain Building Code Compliance and ensure the safety of building occupants.

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Plan Examination Strategies

Case studies are used extensively as this course demonstrates how to apply the Nova Scotia Building Code and identify deficiencies during the plans examination process. You will study the role of architects, professional engineers and designers as you develop a plans examination style unique to your skills and capabilities. October 2 -6, 2017 Halifax, NS

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Part 3 – Large Buildings Classification & Construction

Designed to provide code users with an understanding of Division B, Part 3 of the building code, this course specializes in Major Occupancy Classification and the effect it has on construction requirements. February 5 -9, 2018 Halifax, NS

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