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Kawartha Conservation 
277 Kenrei Road
Lindsay, ON K9V 4R1

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Nancy Aspden 
Kawartha Conservation 
705-328-2271 ext. 218 

Legal Process Qualification for Designers, Building Officials and RCA's (Exam Prep) 

The Legal Process Qualification course is intended to assist Building Code practitioners, including building officials and designers in preparing to write the Designer, General, Chief Building Official or Registered Code Agency qualification examinations administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housings. Students gain a basic knowledge of the legal process related to building code administration, roles and responsibilities of all practitioners. Practitioners will learn how to find and obtain a better understanding of the requirements of the Building Code Act and the regulation that are applicable for writing the examination.

Participants are encouraged to complete all Chapters of the course. Some Chapters are intended for all code practitioners while others provide information for Chief Building Officials, aspiring CBO's, Inspectors who have the same powers and duties as the CBO in relation to sewage systems or plumbing, Inspectors who are Supervisors and Managers of Inspectors and Registered Code Agencies. 

Please visit http://www.humber.ca/buildingcodeexams/home for more information on the Ministry Building Code exams.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the workshop, participants will have an understanding of;

  • The Structure of the Act and Code
  • Organization and Application
  • Compliance
  • Definitations and Interpretations
  • Referenced Standards
  • Enforcement Authorities
  • Unsafe Buildings
  • General Powers of Inspection and Enforcement
  • Construction and Demolition
  • Renovations of Existing Buildings
  • Change of Use Permits
  • Alternative Solutions
  • Dispute Resolutions
  • Qualifications
  • Registered Code Agencies
  • Duty to Carry Insurance
  • Radon
  • Flood Plains
  • Fire Protection
  • Language
  • Transitions

Pre-Requisites - NONE

Instructor - Steve Penna, CET, CBCO

Steve has over 30 years’ experience in building code interpretation and enforcement as a plans examiner, inspector, supervisor and manager.  He is also a part-time instructor of Building Code courses at a number of different community colleges in the greater Toronto area. He has co-authored a number of building code technical manuals including the text for this course. Steve is a member of OACETT and the OBOA.

Cancellation Policy

Kawartha Conservation reserves the right to postpone a learning event no later than seven days before the course start date. If the course is cancelled, a full refund will be issued. Kawartha Conservation is not responsible for travel arrangements and accommodation costs that have been incurred without a confirmation that the course is taking place.

Please contact us at naspden@kawarthaconservation.com to confirm that course is confirmed before making travel and accommodation arrangements.

Anyone wishing to withdraw from an event must provide notification in writing to the above-mentioned email address. Refunds will be calculated as follows:

  • More than 10 business days prior to the course start date: a full refund minus a $50 administration fee
  • Between 1-9 days prior to the course start date: a 50% refund minus a $50 administration fee
  • Within 24 hours of the start date of the course: no refund will be provided

“No Shows” are not subject to refunds.