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Course Description

Explore the legislation and regulations that impact the functions of facility management and learn how these regulations interact in the design and operation of schools within the facilities management environment. Emphasis will be placed on emerging legislation and the implementation in the school environment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and address risk management issues through proactive strategies
  • Implement the processes involved in the pre-qualification and selection of architects, consultants and contractors
  • Accurately interpret and utilize Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) information with contracts and tendering
  • Apply the process of managing large and small contracts, including the purpose of holdbacks, substantial completion, and liens
  • Demonstrate how legislative regulations (e.g., Ontario Building Code, Fire Code and Electrical Safety Code) impact the design and operation of schools within the facilities management environment
  • Understand the implications of the Planning Act and local Municipal By-Law and standards as they apply to the design and build process
  • Apply life cycle costing and asset depreciation of building elements
  • Interpret components of building design and the synergies or interaction between building elements on operation and maintenance of buildings
  • Identify the impacts of environmental and energy requirements being considered for regulation—such as Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) construction and GREEN operations
  • Implement basic principles of project management (PM), including the PM triangle of cost, program and schedule
  • Recognize the roles and responsibilities under the Occupiers Liability and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, as it relates to operations, maintenance and construction
  • Understand the role of the cost consultant and estimation of total project cost
  • Utilize the necessary processes for effective site plan approvals and the acquisition of building permits

Course Topics

  • Ontario Building Code
  • Ontario Fire Code
  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA)
  • Health and Safety Audit
  • Facility Sustainability
  • Project Management & Life Cycle Planning
  • LEED
  • Risk Management
  • Occupiers Liability Act
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Municipal Permit Process – Ontario Planning Act
  • Site Plan Control
  • Building Permit Process
  • Construction Management
  • Tendering
  • Request for Proposal
  • Prequalification
  • Bonding
  • Construction Act
  • Outsourcing

Assessment

Assessment Item Weight
Design and Build: Project Planning 10%
Continuous Improvements 20%
Risk Management Factors 10%
School Design Features 20%
Final Exam 40%
Total 100%

Please note that the course assessment is subject to change.

Sponsoring Partner

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Technical Requirements

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Section Title
Property and Facilities Management - Design and Build
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Tuesday
Time
10:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
November 02, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 03, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 10, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 17, 2021
Type
Remote Instruction
Days
Wednesday
Time
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
November 24, 2021
Type
Final Examination
Days
Friday
Time
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
November 26, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Virtual
Delivery Options
Remote Instruction  
Course Fee(s)
Potential Discount(s)
Instructors
Section Notes

Early bird registration ends 60 days ($855.00) and 30 days ($895.00) prior to the start of the course. Regular registration is less than 30 days prior to the start of the course ($955.00).

CourseLink access begins: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. ET

Course registration ends: Monday, November 1, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET

If due to extenuating circumstances there is a need to reschedule, the rescheduled class will be held on November 25, 26 and/or 29, 2021 and the final examination will be rescheduled for December 29 or 30, 2021.

View the Course Policy: Withdrawals, Refunds, Transfer, Cancellations, Postponements.

Contact the OpenEd Continuing Education team if you require assistance.

This course is delivered remotely and in real time.

  • Remote Delivery Orientation (Zoom & CourseLink): Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). Note: If you have already attended a Remote Delivery Orientation for a certificate course, you are not required to participate.

Technical Requirements

This course uses the following:

  • CourseLink, the name for the University of Guelph learning management system.
  • Zoom as a video communication tool:
    • Webcam (Built-in or USB plug-in)
    • Headset or a Microphone and Speaker (Built-in, wireless, or USB plug-in)

View the Technical Considerations for CourseLink and Zoom.

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