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National Building Codes: Part 9


Synchronous Online Course

  • Tentative Start Date: May 7, 2021
  • Day/Time: Fridays, 8:00-9:45 pm EDT
  • Length: 7 weeks (14 hours)

Important Notes: 

  • A “Certificate of Completion” will be awarded to you, if you complete the course.
  • The full price of the course is $100. Enrollment fee for the first 5 persons is $70.
  • The cap of this course is 20 persons.

Course Description

Building Code for Architects is a technical course, which focuses on Parts 3 & 9 of the National Building Code. In part 3 section, large building classification and construction Will be discussed. The curriculum covers separation of major occupancies; building area and height; streets, building size and construction;  fire separations and fire-resistance ratings; firewalls; Spatial Separation Requirements; closures; Exit & Egress, mezzanines and interconnected floor spaces; Barrier-free requirements and alternative solutions.
In part 9 section, we will go over the code requirements for small buildings & houses in terms of structural requirements; design of areas & spaces; Stairs, ramps, handrails & guards; means of egress and fire protection.

Course Material:

You need to have either a hard copy or a PDF version of the National Building Code. The course organizers can provide you with the PDF version, if needed.


Daryoush Mortazavi, PhD, PEng, is the founder and CEO of 'Synnovate Institute of Research & Education (SIRE)'


2 Replies to “National Building Codes: Part 9 (Architecture) – Spring 21”

  1. Hello,
    I am interested to join this course, But I was looking for the Ontario Building Code class. Does this course (NBC) have a big different from the OCB?

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