Qualification Frequently Asked Questions

Under the Building Act (Act), all building officials must meet mandatory qualification requirements by February 28, 2021 to make decisions about building regulations on behalf of municipalities and other local authorities. The Minister designated the Building Officials’ Association of B.C. to administer the mandatory qualification program.

The two documents below provide more information about the overall structure of the mandatory qualification program and the building official in-training classification.

Qualification Program Frequently Asked Questions

Building Official In-Training Frequently Asked Questions

These FAQ documents will be updated over time, to reflect questions commonly asked by building officials and local authorities.