Langara – Controlling Construction Costs

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

PROP 1086: Controlling Construction Costs This course is designed to simplify the complicated world of construction contracts typically used today. The standard terms and conditions used for each of the contract options are fully explained in a manner that any average participant can easily grasp. Each party’s roles are clearly explained and risks are identified.…  Read more

Langara – Estimating Construction Costs

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

Estimating Construction Costs This course will help participants understand how to estimate the cost of house construction with more accuracy.  The format is highly intuitive and does not require participants to have a great deal of technical knowledge about construction and building methods.  The divisions of work discussed will be easily understood at a functional…  Read more

Langara – Building Design & Construction

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

PROP 1073: Building Design & Construction Course provides a concise overview of construction materials and methods for commercial and residential buildings, including high-rise towers. Emphasis is placed on key terminology and the economics of construction projects. Topics include: planning and design, site preparation, foundations, superstructure, envelope systems, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. There is also…  Read more

Langara – BC Building Code Energy Efficiency Standards

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

PROP 1096: BC Building Code Energy Efficiency Standards Energy efficiency is becoming a critical aspect in the construction of homes. New regulations are now in place in the BC Building Code requiring that homes be built to efficient energy use standards.  Ensure you are equipped with the up-to -date knowledge of the current standards for…  Read more

Langara – Invisible Hazard

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

Invisible Hazard – Asbestos in Buildings This 3 hour class is an introduction of asbestos within the workplace. This course is designed to provide asbestos awareness to contractors, maintenance staff and managers that encounter asbestos containing materials (ACM) during typical work related duties. Course is approved by HPO for continuing professional development. 3 Core LUs Dates: May 30, 2016…  Read more

Langara – Development Application Process

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

Development Application Process A practical introduction to the application and review process for property developments in Vancouver and adjacent municipalities. The course includes: (1) a description of the provincial and municipal planning and development review framework as defined by federal, provincial, and municipal law and regulation; (2) a step-by-step examination of the development application review…  Read more

Langara – Real Estate Appraisal

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

PROP 1005: Real Estate Appraisal Learn concepts and techniques for appraising real estate value. Topics include: the appraisal profession, the appraisal process, property analysis, market and use analysis, valuation methods, value reconciliation, and report writing. Transfer Credit Note: This course meets the UBC BUSI 330 requirements. 39 Non Core LUs Dates: May to 11 Aug, 2016…  Read more

Langara – Real Estate Law

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

PROP 1004: Real Estate Law Learn British Columbia real estate law and professional standards of conduct. Topics include: the judicial system, torts, contracts, agency, interests in land, title registration, property transactions, mortgages, stratas, residential and commercial tenancies, land use regulation, and professional responsibility. Transfer Credit Note: This course meets UBC BUSI 111 requirements. 39 Core…  Read more

Langara – House Construction

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

Learn about building techniques and the materials used in the construction and renovation of wood-frame homes in British Columbia. Construction topics include: footings and foundations, framing, the envelope system, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. The course also covers basic information on permits, zoning, inspections, codes, and important documents in the construction and approval process.  Particularly…  Read more

Langara College

Langara College 100 West 49 Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

PROP 1049 House Construction Learn about building techniques and the materials used in the construction and renovation of wood-frame homes in British Columbia. Construction topics include: footings and foundations, framing, the envelope system, mechanical systems, and interior finishes. The course also covers basic information on permits, zoning, inspections, codes, and important documents in the construction…  Read more