Is this an instructor-led course?
This course is coached by an instructor and includes moderated discussions. It has been designed by subject matter experts and includes video interviews of leading experts. It is an immersive experience with a mix of video content, field work experiences, impactful readings, learning checks, and other interactive elements.
How much time will I need to spend?
The course contains six modules and is structured to be completed over a 12 week period. An additional two weeks will be provided to submit the final assignment. You will be spending approximately 6 - 8 hours of time per week on content. If you are unfamiliar with your jurisdictions’ building code, or do not have a background in working with construction documents, this course may require additional hours per week.
Do I have to be online at a certain time of day?
No, you do not have to be online at a specific time. You complete the weekly coursework at the times and places that fit your schedule. Each course is designed for working professionals who are balancing their work, family, and community commitments. There will be two scheduled live sessions with the facilitator, but if you cannot be online at that time, the sessions will be recorded and you can review them at a time that best suits you.
When do I start?
You can start the course at the next available start date! Once you register in the course, we can send you links to reading materials from the Rick Hansen Foundation.
How long will I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course for an additional 30 days after the 12 week period is complete.
What is the refund policy?
No refunds will be issued for courses. Refunds may be considered under exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Are there tests or quizzes involved?
There will be activities, assignments, and short quizzes within the course to ensure you understand the content. All quizzes are designed to be accessible and easy to complete by engaging in the course content. Within each module, you will have the answers to each evaluation. In order to receive a certificate, you will be graded (P/F) on your participation on weekly discussion forums and submit a final assignment.
Are there any assignments?
Yes, the instructor will award a pass/fail for discussion forum participation. There is also a final assignment, which includes completing a Ratings Workbook and a Key Areas of Success and Improvement for the site presented in the course. A level of mastery (pass/fail) will be awarded.
What are the computer requirements for this course?
If you can access the Internet, you can access the course environment. The course environment is compatible with laptops, PCs, tablets and smart phones.
Does this course have prerequisites?
Yes, you must have prerequisites to register in this course. Please see the Certification Prerequisites section above.
Who do I contact if I need help?
You can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with any questions you may have. We are here to help!