Effective July 11, 2021, Saskatchewan entered Step Three of the Re-Opening Roadmap and the public health order relative to COVID-19 was lifted. All restrictions related to the public health order were removed as of that date.

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Building and Technical Standards Courses

Each year, the Building and Technical Standards 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.


Legislative Framework Training (LFT)

The intent of this workshop is to provide a detailed review of provincial legislation regarding building standards and the relation to the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) 2015 and National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) 2017 within Saskatchewan.

This webinar will provide 16 credit hours towards mandatory training hour requirements, upon successful completion of the LFT Exam for building official license renewal or 16 credit hours towards discretionary training upon failure of the LFT Exam. Other students can claim 16 hours of professional development upon completion not reliant on exam writing.

Upon completion of all 15 chapters including the short survey, a certificate will be emailed to the address provided with the registration.

Registration

Visit https://building-and-technical-standards-virtual-learning.thinkific.com/ to register for the training and gain access to the webinars. This site is best viewed in either a Chrome or Safari browser.


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 4 credit hours towards mandatory training hour requirements for building official license renewal and 4 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 4 credit hours for completion of this webinar a second time.

Registration

Visit https://building-and-technical-standards-virtual-learning.thinkific.com/ to register for the training and gain access to the webinars. This site is best viewed in either a Chrome or Safari browser.

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