House 2012 BCIN Course –

Exam Preparation


Instructor: Jeff Chalmers


The House 2012 BCIN course prepares you to challenge the provincial examination for designers and building officials.

2012 Building Code Compendium

Our program is based on the new, updated OBOA (Ontario Building Official’s Association) curriculum training and delivered by Jeff Chalmers, former CBO for Peterborough and an acknowledged code expert and teacher.



House 2012 BCIN course covers the following topics:

    • Basics of Structural Requirements
    • Design of Areas and Spaces
    • Doors
    • Windows and Skylights
    • Stairs, Ramps, Handrails and Guards
    • Means of Egress
    • Fire Protection
    • Sound Control
    • Excavation
    • Dampproofing, Waterproofing and Soil Gas Control
    • Drainage
    • Footings and Foundations
    • Floors-on-Ground
    • Columns
    • Crawl Spaces
    • Attic and Roof Spaces
    • Above Grade Masonry
    • Chimneys
    • Fireplaces
    • Wood Frame Construction
    • Sheet Steel Stud Wall Framing
    • Heat Transfer, Air Leakage, Condensation Control and Part 12
    • Roofing
    • Cladding
    • Stucco
    • Interior Wall and Ceiling Finishes
    • Flooring
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical Facilities
    • Garages and Carports
    • Cottages
    • Log Construction


At the end of the course, you will be prepared to challenge the examinations for each course, which are held regularly at sites across Ontario. See the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing web site for exam locations and dates.


Participants will need their own copy of the two-volume Ontario Building Code-2012 or fully up to date 2006.  You can buy the code book HERE   – 510157 978-1-4606-9174-8


Registration fees for House 2012 BCIN course include your copy of the required OBOA workbook ($125 value)


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Ticket Prices
Early Bird625.00