Current Term

The January 2020 Term will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays between January 7 and April 2, 2020

Course delivery:

  • Courses will be held in Room C485, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver.
  • All courses will also be available via live webcast.
  • Courses are once a week for 2 hours at either 4:00-6:00pm or 6:30-8:30pm.
  • Course are 13 consecutive weeks.    

January 2020 Term Courses     

  • C5 Topics in Practical Structural Design 
    Instructor: Freddy Pina
  • Thursdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm           
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  • C11 Light Timber Design for Residential/Commercial Buildings 
    Instructor: Robert Jirava 
  • Tuesdays 6:30pm – 8:30pm    
    More information

  • C50 Highway Bridge Design Loadings & Load Rating
    Instructor: Darrel Gagnon 
  • Thursdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm 
    More information

  • E22 Introduction to Heavy Timber
    Instructor: Joel Hampson   
  • Tuesdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm    
    More information

Course Fees

  • Classroom: $650 + GST. 
  • Live webcast $850 + GST.


  • SEABC members: $50 per course reduction in tuition.
  • “Early Bird” registration: $50 per course reduction in tuition for online registrations received and mail-in registration postmarked on or by Friday, December 13th,  2019.


Register on the Certificate Program website (powered by Class-Bit). You can pay by credit card (PayPal) or cheque:  


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Important Dates

  • Early bird deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019.
  • Registration close: Monday, January 6, 2020.
  • First lecture: Tuesday, January 7 and Thursday, January 9, 2020.
  • Last Lecture: Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2, 2020.
  • No mid-term break for Courses C5, C11 and E22
  • Withdrawal Deadline: January 20, 2020. 

Student Code of Conduct

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Please address questions on courses and registration to the Shannon Remillong (Certificate Program Executive Assistant) at courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

Course Notes

Members that are enrolled for the current term can access course notes on the Open the Certificate Program website  (powered by Class-Bit).