Building Components


When you’re new to the building industry, it’s hard to keep all the terms straight. Let us help you out. You got your basic foundation, walls and roof, but then you’ve got slabs, walkouts, studs, ICFs, SIPS, timber, joists, rafters, trusses. What do they all do and where do they all go?

Find out in this action-packed module on common building components in Canada and the US!  

After completing this module you will be able to distinguish:

  • Foundation types and components
  • Wall and floor systems, types, and components
  • Roof construction systems, types, and components
  • Specialized building systems