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Building and Technical Standards Courses

Each year, the Building and Technical Standards (BTS) Branch offers a number of workshops and training for:

  • building owners;
  • industry (architects, engineers, technologists and contractors);
  • municipal officials;
  • building officials;
  • fire inspectors; and
  • other interested code users.

These workshops and training opportunities may be applied to credit hours required under the Building Official Licensing Training (BOLT) program.

To learn more about the BOLT program or about courses to be offered in the future, please contact the Building and Technical Standards Branch at 306-787-4113 or btstandards@gov.sk.ca.


Fall 2022 Legislative Framework Workshops

This free in-person workshop provides building officials with a better understanding of the legislation and regulations for successful application of the National Building Code of Canada. This workshop examines the provisions and application of the following documents:

  • NBC 2015, Division A, Part 2 - Objectives
  • NBC 2015, Division A, Part 3 – Functional Statements
  • NBC 2015, Division C – Administrative Provisions
  • The Administrative Requirements for use with the National Building Code of Canada, 1985
  • The Construction Codes Act
  • The Building Code Regulations
  • The Energy Code Regulations
  • Building Bylaw and Enforcement Guide c/w Model Building Bylaw
  • Alternative Solutions

These full-day workshops will be held in two locations this fall. Space is limited and applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Regina Workshop - October 17 & 18, 2022
    Location: Queensbury Convention Centre, Meeting Room 1
    Registration deadline is October 11, 2022.
    Download Registration Form for Regina

  • Saskatoon Workshop - October 26 & 27, 2022
    Location: Travelodge (106 Circle Drive)
    Registration deadline is October 18, 2022.
    Download Registration Form for Saskatoon

Submit your completed application forms to btstandards@gov.sk.ca or fax to 306-798-4172.


Online - Understanding the Objective-Based Codes

The intent of this workshop is to provide code users and industry the fundamental concepts for the objective based codes. In turn, providing a better understanding of application, limitations and alternative solutions to the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) specific to Saskatchewan.

This webinar will provide four credit hours towards mandatory training hour requirements for building official license renewal and four credit hours towards professional development for others.

Upon completion of all eight chapters including the short survey, a certificate will be emailed to the address provided with the registration.

Note: for those individuals who have previously completed and received a certificate for the webinar "Understanding the Objective Based Code" will not receive another four credit hours for completion of this webinar a second time.

Registration

Visit the Building and Technical Standards training site to register for this training and gain access to the webinars. This site is best viewed in either a Chrome or Safari browser.

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