NBCC Part 9 Housing and Small Buildings | Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

NBCC Part 9 Housing and Small Buildings

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The RAIC is pleased to announce the return of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) webinars for Parts 3 and 9.

Date: October 3-4, 2020

October 3 Session 1: 12:00 p.m. EST - 2:00 p.m. EST
Break from 2:00 p.m. EST - 3:00 p.m. EST
October 3 Session 2: 3:00p.m. EST - 5:00 p.m. EST

October 4 Session 1: 12:00 p.m. EST - 2:00 p.m. EST
Break from 2:00 p.m. EST - 3:00 p.m. EST
October 4 Session 2: 3:00 p.m. EST - 5:00 p.m. EST

The National Building Code of Canada Part 9 is designed to engage the participant in the learning process by organising the course into modules, with self-study and sample project applications with interactive Question and Answers, to check learner knowledge acquisition. 

The modules will be presented in four sessions over two days.  At the end of the training, the participant will be able to understand and apply the National Building Code of Canada 2015 Edition (NBCC) Part 9 provisions to small buildings and houses.
Learning Outcomes: 
•    To be familiarized with the terminology of the NBCC in general and in Part 9 
•    To interpret and apply the min provisions of the NBC to the design, construction and occupancy of small buildings and houses
•    To apply the prescriptive standards and acceptable solutions of NBCC Part 9 related to structural design, materials, health and safety, fire protection and life safety. 
•    To describe the requirements for achieving design compliance using alternative solutions, as set out in NBC Division A and in Subsection 1.1.2. of Division B of 
•    To identify Code objectives and functional statements associated with prescriptive requirements

The learning modules are specific to:
•    NBCC code structure and Parts
•    Terms and Definitions
•    Classification of buildings as Part 9 buildings
•    Fire walls and fire separations
•    Fire resistance determination
•    Spatial separations and exterior walls construction
•    Design of areas, spaces and special structures
•    Health and safety provisions
•    Means of egress
•    Fire protection and life safety 
•    Material specifications 
•    Building Envelope 
•    Structural provisions 
•    Thermal efficiency 
Reference Material
Reference materials for this course, include the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (2015) Volumes 1 and 2 in addition to the training course power point presentation which can be downloaded once registered for the course. 

The format for the virtual training delivery is a combination of:

•    Online course delivery by the instructor, and
•    Reading of the reference material,
•    Online knowledge check exercises.  

Presenter and Bio:  
Amal Tamim, M.Sc. FPE
Senior Consultant

Ms. Tamim s a seasoned code consultant with over 25 years combined national and international experience. She is a firm believer in knowledge transfer specifically in the area of building safety and building code application.  She has led multiple Code seminars and training workshops around the world, including a 35-hours NBCC 2015 training workshop.  She is currently a senior consultant supporting the building code consulting and safety engineering services Canadian operations of Jensen Hughes.  

Master of Science, Fire protection Engineering, WPI, MA 
Bachelor of Science and Technology, Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Tech., OSU, OK. 
Passed successfully the MMAH Complex Buildings examination, ON
Appointed member of the National Building Code Commission for Building and Fire Codes - Standing Committee on Use and Egress

 Individuals will need to have both volumes of the 2015 NBCC as references for the courses. 

*The ExAC was developed to test the minimum standards of competency acquired by an Intern during the Internship period, to ensure both public safety and the professional and skilled delivery of architectural services. It is adopted by all the Canadian Licensing Authorities. These webinars are not endorsed by the Committee for the Examination for Architects in Canada. 

More information to come!


RAIC Student $168.00
RAIC Intern $252.00
RAIC Member $335.00
Non-Member $419.00


Participants will be given access to the recording following the live event.

2020-10-03 00:00 through 2020-10-04 00:00
Event Fee(s)
Event Fees - GST $ 419.00 + $ 20.95 Sales Tax
Event Fees - HST $ 419.00 + $ 62.85 Sales Tax
Event Fees - Ontario $ 419.00 + $ 54.47 Sales Tax
Event Fees - Quebec $ 419.00 + $ 62.75 Sales Tax
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