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

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Jan 16, 2020

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

Program Overview

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. 

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This 2-day Exam Prep course is scheduled for January 16-17, 2020.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • The Structure of the Act and Code
  • Organization and Application
  • Compliance
  • Definitions 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 


Who Should Attend?

This program is intended for all Building Code Practitioners including inspectors and designers.


Your 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.






2 days


Venue Location

Kawartha Conservation

277 Kenrei Road

Lindsay, ON   K9V 4R1



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$ 0.00 /registrant

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