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Ensuring Compliance with Part 3 (Large Buildings) of the National Building Code

7 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop valuable knowledge on key parts and interpretation of the National Building Code related to Part 3 Large Buildings
  • Discover key elements for use of the National Building Code
  • Find out how the objective based codes can work to your advantage and save thousands of dollars
  • Comply with rules of construction in future preventing litigation, reducing risk of costly building

The National Building Code is divided into a number of parts dealing with the size and the use of the building as well as parts dealing with various specialty fields involved in the design of building elements (e.g. Combustible/Non-combustible construction, Barrier free). This course is focused on how to use the National Building Code. It is of a general nature and will teach you and familiarize you with finding the pertinent section dealing with the subject matter. It specifically deals with assembly, high hazard, care and detention occupancies as well as those buildings greater than 3 stories or 600 m2.

This is an interactive course where you are working with the code as well as the instructor with real examples. Students are required to purchase and bring their copy of the 2020 National Building Code to the course.

Course Outline:

  • Fire Protection, Occupant Load, Occupant Safety and Accessibility
  • Combustible Construction
  • Building Size and Construction Relative to Occupancy
  • Fire Alarm and Detection
  • Additional Requirements for High Buildings
  • Emergency Lighting and Power Supply
  • Exit Requirements
  • Vertical Transportation
  • Health Requirements

Who Should Attend
Building code, Architectural and Engineering Consultants • Home Inspectors • Designers • Developers • Building Officials • Individuals who are required to achieve compliance

Course Rating
3.5 out of 5

Overall rating of this course by its previous attendees!


Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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