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Course Description

A 5 day training course designed primarily for installers and inspectors of on-site sewage systems in Ontario. This course covers Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code and is designed to prepare participants for the On-Site Sewage Systems (Part 8) technical licensing exam administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).  The course covers the entire training manual produced by MMAH.  In addition, supplementary material developed by the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre, including additional material on approved alternative technologies, instructional videos, design problems and case studies is also provided. Finally daily access to hands-on demonstrations in our unique training facility is included. Please note the course does NOT include the licensing exam.


Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre website

Provincial Licensing Exam Information

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Section Title
Part 8 OBC On-Site Sewage Systems
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
9:00AM to 4:30PM
December 07, 2020 to December 11, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Guelph
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Regular Tuition $875.00
Section Fees
Part 8 Manual $125.00 Optional
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Please note that a cancellation fee of $75 will be charged to you if you cancel less than 2 weeks before course delivery.

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