Part 9 – The House – Health & Safety - March 23 / 24 & April 6/7, 2013
Event runs from March 23, 2013 - April 7, 2013.
Part 9 – The House – Health & Safety
This is a (37 hour) basic Part 9 course on the plan examination and inspection of health & safety related aspects of the house. It includes the following topics:
An Introduction to the OBC; The House - General; Fire Safety & Protection; Chimneys; Fireplaces; Inserts & Solid-fuel-burning Appliances; Stairs; Guards; Insulation; Health & Comfort Requirements; Party Walls; Final Interior Inspection; Final Exterior Inspection.
Recommended Prerequisites: None
Reference Material: 2006 Building Code Compendium (volumes I and II); Calculator
Details: Start time 8:00 am and end time ~6:00 pm
What is provided: Course work book, Certificate (upon successfully passing final exam).
Meals and Lodging:
There are no meals provided as part of this course. There are several restaurants nearby.
The OAHI has negotiated has negotiated a discounted rate at the Comfort Inn at the corner of Dixie and Matheson. Mention that you are attending OAHI training when booking.
Building Code Compendium:
You have the option to purchase the binder format or paperback format which MUST be brought to class with a calculator. The publisher is the Queen's Printer of Ontario. They can be purchased through Orderline, 435 Horner Ave., Unit #2, Toronto (416-369-9005 or 1-888-361-0003 or www.orderline.com) or Publications Ontario, 777 Bay St., Toronto (1-800-668-9938). Orderline offers package deals for these books and more.
Also, bringing a highlighter pen and Post-It notes would be beneficial.
Exam: There will be a 2.5 hour exam, in class, on the last day of the course. The exam will consist of 50 multiple choice questions. Each question is worth two marks - 1 mark for the correct answer and 1 mark for the correct code reference. The pass standard for all examinations is 70% in order to receive the Certificate. If you do not write the exam you do not pass the course.
Those students scoring less than 40% will not be allowed to rewrite the exam for that course, without taking the course again. Those eligible to just rewrite the exam must achieve at least 40% and have attended at least 75% of the course classes. You are allowed only 1 (one) rewrite exam and the rewrite exam must be written within 1 (one) year of having completed the course. If a student fails the rewrite exam, they must take the course again and pass in order to be granted the MMAH certificate.
The re-write exam fee is $33.90 ($30.00 + $3.90 HST).
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF OAHI IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS COURSE. However, you may want to inquire about “Student” membership status in order to pay the 'member rate' for courses, and acquire all the other benefits of membership. A membership information package is available through the OAHI office. The order form is on the OAHI web site.
Please Note: The weekend Part 9 courses are long days and very intense. If you do not have a strong technical background in the housing sciences nor had previous exposure to the building code, it is not recommended that you take the Part 9 courses on weekends; there are less intense deliveries available through the OBOA or the community colleges.
HOW TO REGISTER
We recommend that you register online for these courses months in advance since they fill up quickly.
FOR ALL REGISTRANTS: For all persons who register for these courses, class selection is conducted on a "first come, first serve" basis. There is a maximum of 30 students per class. If the class you chose is full, you will be notified that your name has been placed, in the order it was received, on the Class Waiting List and on the Class List for the next scheduled class. If, while on the Class Waiting List, a space does become available for you in the class you chose, you will be notified. Otherwise, your registration will automatically be transferred to the next scheduled course date.
unless you have received notification from the OAHI office that you are registered for a course, please do not show up on the first day of class expecting to attend. All “walk-ins” will be declined entry with no exceptions. You are not registered for a course if you have been placed on a class waiting list.