Ottawa Training Calendar

Welcome to the Ottawa Training Centre! In Ottawa we offer courses from January to May. All courses are held at the Baxter Conservation Area located near Kars, Ontario unless otherwise noted. Courses usually begin at 8:30 am and run until 4 pm. The course facilitators in Guelph are Terry Davidson, Jason Hutton, Adam Dillon, and Eric Kohlsmith

To register for a course: To register for a course use the link in the "Date and Registration" column of the table below — it will open an online regation form. A valid credit card is required to register. If you prefer to use a paper form and pay by cheque, click here. Once you have registered, a confirmation email will be sent out with details regarding course times, materials and other required information. For more information or to inquire about a course not listed on the calendar, contact Roz Kee, our training coordinator in Ottawa.

For a description of the courses listed below, click on the name of the course. Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association (OOWA) members are entitled to a 10% discount off listed course fees (one discount per membership).


Registration Form

Course Name
Date and Registration
ORWC Installers Training Day

Info coming soon


2019 OBC Part 8 Sewage Installers Course

  • 5-day course 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Cost $1062.53 (940.29 + HST). 
  • ORWC supplemental manual, lunch & refreshments provided

A 5 day training course designed primarily for installers and inspectors of on-site sewage systems in Ontario. This course covers Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code and is designed to prepare participants for the On-Site Sewage Systems (Part 8) technical licensing exam administered by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH).  The course covers the entire training manual produced by MMAH.  In addition, supplementary material developed by the Ontario Rural Wastewater Centre, including additional material on approved alternative technologies, instructional videos, design problems and case studies is also provided. Finally daily access to hands-on demonstrations in our unique training facility is included. Please note the course does NOT include the licensing exam.

January 14 to 18 – spots available

February 4 to 8 – spots available

March 4 to 8 – spots available

April 1 to 5 – spots available




$1,062.53 (940.29 + HST)

Cancellation Policy: 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. Contact Roz Kee for more information.