Foundations of Practice Series

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Jumpstart your career! Learn about the national building code, contracts, law, and business practices with the Foundations of Practice Series. Get off on the right foot and build your resume with practical skills. Whether you-re a newly licensed architect, and intern, or a student, this series will give you knowledge and confidence to build on.

  • Benefit from flexible and accessible learning opportunities
  • Network with peers and mentors
  • Receive support for important career milestones
  • Access industry experts and knowledge
  • Participate in curated content to the new professional


Upcoming Events 

National Building Code of Canada Part 3 and Part 9 

NBCC Part 3 Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility - REGISTER NOW!
September 19-20, 2020

NBCC Part 9 Housing and Small Buildings - REGISTER NOW!
October 3-4, 2020 

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

These courses, taught by Jensen Hughes Consulting Canada Ltd.—the leading name in safety and risk-based science in Canada—will provide a wealth of information in 16 hours over two weekends. Both courses are interactive and designed to be highly engaging for participants. The courses include self-study and sample project applications with interactive Question and Answer periods. The webinar is designed as an introduction to the NBCC Part 3 and Part 9 to support preparation for the Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC)* exam.


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

Bundle and save 15%! - REGISTER NOW!

What People are Saying:

“I learned so much and it gave me more confidence with the NBC for use in the office and for the upcoming ExACs.[…] I highly recommend!” - NBCC Part 3 Participant

“I learnt a lot and it was a great experience.” - NBCC Part 3 Participant 

Foundations of Practice Webinar Mini-Series

The Foundations of Practice Mini-Series is a webinar-based learning opportunity comprised of multiple webinars that include tailored content unique to the new professional. Each webinar is presented by a different subject matter expert in the field being explored. The Foundations of Practice Webinar Mini-Series takes place on the last Thursday of the month.  



Semester 2, 2020

September 24, 2020 – 7:00pm ET
Topic: Business Fundamentals
Webinar | 2 CEU | Introductory | Financial Management 

October 29, 2020 – 7:00pm ET
Topic: Introduction to Leadership 
Webinar l 2 CEU l Introductor l Practice

November 26, 2020 – 7:00pm ET
Topics: From Physical to Virtual Design Firms
Webinar l 2 CEU l Introduction l Practice




Speaker: Don Ardiel  
Topic: Project Management  
Webinar | 2 CEU | Introductory | Project Management  

Speaker: Monika Idzior  
Topic: Fundamentals of Social Media 
Webinar | 1 CEU | Introductory | Practice 

Speaker: Tania Dominguez
Topic: Human Resources Management 
Webinar | 1 CEU | Introductory | Practice