This on-demand course is eligible for continuing professional development (CPD) credits:
20 CPD Points through BC Housing
Master Building Training Credits through Professional Home Builders Institute
****if you are a Built Green Canada member, please register here. Contact the BGC office for your discount code.
If you are taking this course to comply with Tarion’s mandatory competency training requirements, please register for it through trainingOntario.
Construction Technology covers all the bases of today’s industry; building science, indoor air quality and healthy indoor environments, air sealing and insulation, and mechanical systems. As a whole, the course meets all of the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) educational benchmarks for Construction Technology.
The course is made up of fourteen online modules. Each module includes a downloadable study guide. See the full list of modules and content here. There is a review and quiz at the end of each module to help you gauge your understanding of the topics covered. You can review any section or topic in any module as many times as you require.
Once you have completed all fourteen modules, you take the final test, which you may only take once.
A grade of at least 70% earns you a Certificate of Achievement.
CT takes about 20 hours to complete (including reviews, quizzes, etc.)
You have 8 weeks to finish this course from when you first begin (...but you can contact us if you need an extension)
- Like all BHE courses, you have access to the online modules for a full 12 months after you complete the course.
The course is best viewed on a laptop or desktop. It works on tablets, but it’s really hard to see all the detail on a phone!
Sales within Canada are subject to GST/HST
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Apply the House as a System Concept
Interpret the role of sustainable development in construction
Explain how building science affects building durability and occupant comfort
Categorize the signs, symptoms and solutions for good indoor air quality
Recognize building envelope details and how they control or contribute to heat, air, and moisture flows
Discuss, at a high level, the properties and features of residential mechanical systems