Construction Law

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This course meets the requirements for Builder Qualifications as set out by the Homeowner Protection Act. This course is approved for 38 Group B CPD points.

Are you putting your business, employees or clients at risk? Do you have systems to mitigate risk and liability?
This course will provide you the answers to your questions about contracts, construction and project risk, liability, holdbacks and other aspects of the law as it relates to construction and building projects and protecting your business in British Columbia. 
  • Mitigate risk for construction contracts and projects
  • Get the right insurance to protect your business and warranty your work
  • Know what liabilities are assumed with home builder contracts
  • Understand consequences for a lien, holdback or trust
  • Clarify legal requirements in BC to operate your business
Duration:
Online home study of approximately 10-15 hours plus 1 day of in-class instruction and discussion.
 
NOTE: Early registration is necessary, as this course will involve the advance receipt and completion of workbook and online quizzes and assignments by way of email, as well as the one-day session to review all material and prepare for writing the examination.

Materials
Manual: "Construction Law"
 
Cost:
CHBA BC Member $599.00
Non-Member $799.00

Course Format:
Upon registration for the course, the course manual will be delivered by regular post, to be completed at their own pace along with the online portion. Any student can email questions to the instructor at any time prior to the course date. The one day in-class session will be used to review all of the material, answer any questions and prepare for the exam in the afternoon.
 
Examination:
A pass mark of 80% is required on the in-class open book exam is written on the afternoon of the one-day in-class session. If a mark between 65% and 79% is achieved, a fee is charged to re-write an online exam. A candidate is given the opportunity to re-write the examination a maximum of two times before having to retake the entire course. Candidates who score less than 65% on the initial examination are required to retake the course.

Canadian Home Builders' Association of BC

Telephone
604-432-7112 ex 323
Toll Free: 1-800-933-6777

Fax
604-432-9038

Email
education@chbabc.org

Address
BCIT Campus Bldg. NW 5
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, B.C. V5G 3H2

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.