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Admission Course



The OAA Admission Course is a mandatory requirement for licensure for all Intern Architects and OAAAS Technologists in Ontario.

The OAA Admission Course covers topics related to regulatory matters, legal issues and information specific to the practice of architecture in Ontario.

The following Admission Course modules must be completed.  You can take all lectures in one year or spread them out over a few years.

01AC     Professional Responsibility, Ethics and Membership in a Self-
              Regulating Profession  
02AC     Construction Act  
03AC     Legal Aspects: Professional Liability & Architects Contracts  
04AC     Planning and Development Approvals  
05AC     The Building Code Act and the Building Permit Application  
              Process  
06AC     Ontario Building Code Compliance Data: Concepts and Code
              Analysis 
07AC     Bid Theory & Bid Practice  
08AC     Contract Administration and General Review

The Admission Course is offered in three formats, designed to accommodate different needs:

  1. Online Admission Course
  2. Conference Admission Course Modules
  3. In-House Admission Course

OAAAS Technologists are reminded that their examination will include testing on material from the OAAAS Admission Course session that is only available through OAAAS.

Intern Architects are reminded that the OAA Admission Course is not intended to be an exam preperatory course.  It is a foundational piece created as a practical tool that supplements your work experience.