Certification Application

A Regular and/or Associate One (1) member is eligible to apply for Certification after successfully passing the respective Building Officials’ Association of British Columbia (BOABC) Examinations and completing the required work experience while employed by a City, Municipality, Regional District or other acceptable form of Local, Provincial or Territorial Government.

To retain any level of Certification a Member must:

  • Maintain membership as a Regular or Associate One ( 1) Member in the BOABC.
  • Acquire Continuing Professional Development program credits as specified in the BOABC Continuing Professional program. 10 per year.
  • Attend and fulfill Code Change knowledge requirements when a new edition of the BC Building Code is adopted. Certified members must fulfill the Certification Code Change Maintenance requirements within one(1) year of the mandated training.

CERTIFICATION APPLICATION

Certification applicants must complete the Certification Application Form and upload a completed Supervisors Work Verification form.

Once the application form is submitted, it is reviewed and forwarded to the VP of Certification within 48 hours. The VP Certification is responsible for bringing the approved application forward to the BOABC Executive Committee for approval.

The application will be confirmed by motion at an Executive Committee meeting and the result recorded in the Minutes of the meeting. The applicant will be notified by the BOABC office of their certification and will subsequently be issued a hard-copy certificate stating the level of certification as approved by the BOABC.

Please fill out the Certification Form below.






Work Experience Verification

For Level One (1) Certification for Regular and Associate One (1) Members, the applicant must have a work experience requirement of Two (2) years, deemed to consist of 24 months of work within a 36 month period. yes
For Level Two (2) Certification for Regular and Associate One (1) Members, the applicant must have a work experience requirement of Three (3) years, deemed to consist of 36 months of work within a 54 month period. yes
For Level Three (3) Certification for Regular and Associate One (1) Members, the applicant must have a work experience requirement of Four (4) years, deemed to consist of 48 months of work within a 72 month period. yes
For PLUMBING-Level One (1) Certification for Regular and Associate One (1) Members, the applicant must have a work experience requirement of Two (2) years, deemed to consist of 24 months of work within a 36 month period. yes
For PLUMBING-Level Two (2) Certification for Regular and Associate One (1) Members, the applicant must have a work experience requirement of Two (2) years, deemed to consist of 24 months of work within a 36 month period. yes

Supervisor Verification

Click Here to download the Supervisor Verification Form.
Upload your Completed Supervisor Verification Form Here