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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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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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. September 9 - 13, 2019 Fairbanks Centre 54 Locks Road Dartmouth Facilitator: Richard MacMillan References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations Deadline to Register or Cancel: August 6, 2019

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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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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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. References Required: NBC 2015, Plumbing Code 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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Communications

Discover the values of self-awareness while mastering the ability to contribute in a team oriented environment. 4 - Day Course

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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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Residential

Any courses taken in the intern program do not need to be repeated

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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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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. September 9 - 13, 2019 Fairbanks Centre 54 Locks Road Dartmouth Facilitator: Richard MacMillan References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations Deadline to Register or Cancel: August 6, 2019

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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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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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. References Required: NBC 2015, Plumbing Code 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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Communications

Discover the values of self-awareness while mastering the ability to contribute in a team oriented environment. 4 - Day Course

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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 1

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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Nova Scotia, 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. November 18 - 22, 2019 Deadline to Register: October 16, 2019 at Noon References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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9.36 Energy Efficiency

This course will explore the requirements for construction found in the National Building Code of Canada for energy used by houses and buildings which fall within the scope of Part 9.36 of the NBC as a result of the design and construction of the building envelope, and the design and construction or specification of systems and equipment. 2 Day Course

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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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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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. 4 - Day Course References Required: NBC 2015, the Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations December 2 -5, 2019 Deadline to Register: October 30, 2019 at Noon

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Part 9:  Plan Examination Basic

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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations

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Level 2

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. References Required: NBC 2015, Nova Scotia Building Code Act and regulations as well as some specific standards

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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. December 3 - 7, 2018

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Part 3:  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 21 -25, 2019 Chocolate Lake Hotel Halifax Deadline to Register: September 16, 2019 at Noon

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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.

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