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Course : National Building Code of Canada/Ontario Building Code

Who can Attend?

Engineers, Engineering Managers, Construction Managers and Architects

Job Opportunity

Chief Building Officials, Managers, Supervisors, Plan Examiners, Certain class of Designers and Inspectors under Ministry of Municipality Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Ontario.

Course Overview
  • Fire Protection: Fire Protection, Occupant Safety and Accessibility.

  • Structural Design: Structural Loads and Load Combinations, Strength and Stability. Dead Loads, Live Loads, Snow and Rain Loads, Wind Loads, Earthquake Loads, Foundation Provisions, Earthquake loads on non-structural components and equipment’s, Foundation, Excavation, Backfilling, Shallow Foundation, Deep Foundation

  • Environmental: Separation, Heating, Ventilating and Air- Conditioning, Plumbing and Drainage System, Sewage Systems.

  • Housing and Small Buildings: General, Materials, Systems and Equipment, Structural Requirements, Design of Areas and Spaces and Doorways, Glass, Windows, Doors and Skylights, Stairs, Ramps, Handrails, and Guards, Fire Protection, Excavation, Footings and Foundations, Floors- On- Ground, Columns, Masonry and Insulating Concrete Form Walls Not in Contact with the Ground, Masonry and Concrete Chimneys and Flues, Fireplaces, Wood Frame Construction, Sheet Steel Stud Wall Framing, Roofing, Cladding, Plumbing Facilities, Heating and Air- Conditioning, Garages and Carports, Cottages, Log Construction, Renovation, Administrative Provisions.

Course Details


Duration              :  24 Hours

Date                    :  AUG 30, 2021 to SEPT 24, 2021

Time                    : 07:00 PM to 09:00PM (Eastern Time) 


Day                      :  Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Course Fee         :  CAD 350 (CAD 300 for Limited Time)


Mr. Akhtar Zaman, M. Eng.,
P. E. (USA), P. Eng. (Canada),
New Brunswick, Canada.

Mr. Akhtar Zaman has over 35 years of professional experience working in consulting companies throughout the USA, Canada and Bangladesh. He received “Design and Technical Award of Excellence” from his former consulting company “STANTEC”. He has a vast professional experience on structural and foundation design for different types of Tall buildings, mining, industrial, oil and gas, pulp and paper, bridge, power, marine structures, and water treatment plants. His areas of expertise include 3D finite element modeling of structure and foundation, stress analysis, dynamic analysis with response spectrum and time history loading. He is Professional Engineer in ON, AL and NB in Canada and ME in USA. He has designed up to 32 story tall buildings and many multi-billion-dollar critical projects in the USA and in Canada. He involved in structural design projects at the province of NB, ON, PEI, NS, AL, SK and NL in Canada and at the state of ME, NY, FL, CA, TX, KY, AK and GA in USA. He completed his undergraduate degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) and Master’s from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). He was Assistant Professor in Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) at beginning of his carrier. He published over 11 technical papers in National and International Journals. At present he has been working as a Senior Structural Engineer at Hilcon Limited, Canada.

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