Continued Education Now Required for B.C. Residential Builders under New Licensing System

On March 4, 2015, the B.C. government announced an enhanced licensing system for residential builders in B.C. These changes to the Home Protection Act establish new qualifications and continuing education requirements for general contractors as a condition of renewing a license. Avitan Business Resources is one of the approved education providers.

To renew their licence each year, general contractors will be required to demonstrate proficiency in seven areas related to residential construction:

– Building Code
– Construction management and supervision
– Construction technology
– Customer service and home warranty insurance
– Financial planning and management
– Legal issues
– Business planning and management

 

 

 

 

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