Section: General Information About ORWC courses

Course Details

COURSE SCHEDULE & LOCATION & COST

For OBC Part 8 Sewage Installer Course (5 day)

Duration: Monday to Friday
Time: 8.30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuition: $940.29 includes ORWC Supplemental Manual, refreshments, lunch. HST is extra
*Subject to change in 2020*
Maximum Class size: 16 participants
Minimum Class size:  8 participants
Location: Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) - 3889 Rideau Valley Dr. Manotick, Ontario
Instructor: Eric Kohlsmith, Adam Dillon, Jason Hutton, Part 8 Septic Inspector

COURSE CONTENT:

This 5-day workshop prepares the participant for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH) licensing exam. It is            offered through the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre (ORWC), we are a registered training delivery agent sanctioned by the        Ministry.

Learn from professionals:
 Engineering fundamentals of conventional systems Class 2-5;
 Introduction to approved alternate technologies & tour of ORWC demo centre;
 The legal issues relating to on-site systems;
 Ontario Building Code tables & rules for construction;
 Case studies, in-situ photos & sketches, pre-test review, related industry resources

COURSE MATERIAL

This is the material provided to each participant as part of the their course fee:
* Supplemental Material - ORWC
* Case Studies
* Pre-test

REQUIRED MATERIAL - TO BE OBTAINED BY EACH PARTICIPANT:

A copy of:
                   2012 Building Code Compendium
                    On-site Sewage System 2012 Workbook

The Ontario Building Code 2012   will be referenced extensively during the course and is recommended that you bring it with you to the first class. It is also a requirement when challenging the provincial licensing examination:

* Ontario Building Code 2012 - is a two (2) volume binder Cost $245 (Hard binder) + Tax & shipping
Supplier:
a/  Orderline: www.orderline.com/2012-building-code-compendium-binder
b/  Orderline Toll Free: 1-844-231-0003

The On-site Sewage System 2012 Participants Self Study Manual is the official curriculum set by the Province. Participants may choose to purchase these prior to the first day directly from the supplier below or select the option for ORWC to purchase a copy for you. The cost of the manual is $125 plus tax & shipping.

Supplier:
Orderline
www.orderline.com/on-site-sewage-systems-2012-participant-manual-19
1-844-231-0003


HOW DO I COMPLETE THE ON-LINE REGISTRATION?

1. Fill out ONE per person, clearly indicate your session preference i.e 1 for first choice, 2 for second choice
2. Each participant is responsible for registering themselves directing with the provincial licensing examination centre.
Here is the link to the provincial licensing body the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH): www.mah.obc.gov.on.ca
Or simply use your favourite search engine and look for "Ontario Building Code"
Select Qualifications & Licensing
Select Sewage Installers – exam schedule (will show you dates & locations) or registration (gives you the form to register for the exam
Registration must be done 21 days IN ADVANCE of your chosen date. 
The fee to write the exam is $150 payable to MMAH.
Ministry Staff are available for questions please contact them directly 416.585.6666.

WHAT'S THE REGISTRATION PROCESS?

1. Complete the attached registration form & email or fax it in with payment
2. Registrations will be processed based on ‘first come, first served’ as per the time & date stamp of the email/fax
3. Maximum class size per session is 16 participants,
4. There is a NO – HOLD policy, because we have an extensive waiting list we can not ‘reserve’ a spot in a session unless the registration is complete & payment made in full at time of registration.
5. Returned cheques will incur a NSF fee of $60.
6. Payment options: visa and mastercard or certified cheque or money order.

HOW WILL I KNOW THAT MY REGISTRATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED?

1. Upon receipt of your registration & confirmed payment – a confirmation notice will be emailed to you
2. Copy of a map along with directions to 3889 Rideau Valley Dr. Manotick, Ontario
3. Request confirmed participants to let us know there are any special food restrictions, lunch is included
4. Day 1 arrival instructions

WHAT IF THE SESSION IS FULL?

1. If the sessions currently noted are filled to capacity (16 max/class), a course wait list will be initiated and you will be advised of your status
2. Wait listed participants will be given the option of being given priority on the next scheduled course OR directed to attend the same course at our sister location in Guelph.

HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT ALTERNATIVE COURSE DATES?

Check our website.

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