Online Course Registration

We are very pleased to have a partnership with the Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association. Members in good standing of OOWA are entitled to a 10% discount on listed course fees. Our courses have also been recognized for credit in the OOWA Registered Professional Program.


Online Course – We are excited to offer our very popular OBC Part 8 Sewage Installers Course – ONLINE. It is a 5 day course, which runs daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $757.10 (670 + HST).  The ORWC supplemental manual is included in this fee. This ORWC course is a preparatory course which reviews the curriculum set out by the Province. We review the 2012 Onsite Sewage System Workbook (Participant) and bring field expertise to the table. The 2012 Onsite Sewage System Workbook (Participant) AND 2012 Ontario Building Code is required for the course and can be purchased through George Brown College, or through the ORWC on the registration form. Our course has been adapted to provide in depth information online with an ‘in-class’ experience.

Q: How do I register?

A: Download and email registration form or complete the below form and submit – OR – complete registration form below.

Q: How Do I Pay?

A: Credit card over the phone, OR

A: Pay by cheque through the mail. Cheque made payable to Rideau Valley Conservation Authority – memo: Part 8 Course. Mail to: 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, ON, K4M 1A5

Q: How will I know if I am confirmed for a session?

A: Confirmation email plus receipt for course fee will be sent to you via the contact information provided on the form within 5 business days of receipt of the registration form.

Q: Where will the courses be held?

A: ONLINE only for the forseeable future.

Q: Do I have to pre-register for courses?

A: Yes – However, registration fills up fast and we recommend registering early. We keep a waiting list for available spots in case of unexpected cancellations.

Q: What happens if my schedule changes and I can’t make the course date I picked?

A: Cancellation requires 2 weeks prior notice to the start date based on the date of the confirmation notice. There is an administration charge of $60. Note that there are NO refunds for NO shows.

Q: Where can I find information about the schedule, fee & registration process for the provincial examination?

A: Please visit for all inquiries regarding the provincial exam.

Q: Where can I purchase the OBC 2012 reference materials: 

A: For the OBC 2012*, we recommend that you purchase the two binder set (includes all supplementary materials) OR 2012 Code and Guide for Sewage Systems (December 16, 2020):

For Purchase – Publications Ontario – Building CodeSOHO business Solutions 

For Free – Ontario E-Laws – Building Code – does not include Supplementary standards SA-1 and SB-6 or Appendix A or B.

Q: Where can I purchase the 2012 On-site Sewage System Work book (Participant)

A: (ONLINE) – ORWC has a limited supply of 2012 On-site Sewage System Workbook (4th Edition) available upon registeration – The Workbook is $125 + 16.25 HST + $23.75 Shipping. Once the fee is collected, the Workbook will be couriered.

A: (IN CLASS) – ORWC can order a copy of the 2012 On-site Sewage System Workbook (4th Edition) for you – we will simply add $125 + $6.25 GST = $131.25 to your course fee & have it waiting for you on Day 1 of your session.

A: Visit George brown College – School of Continuing Education