- Exam Criteria
- Where to Take the Exam and Exam Schedule
- Taking the Exam
- Final Assessment
You must pass the Owner Builder Exam on home-building basics as part of your application for an Owner Builder Authorization in B.C. This will help you expand your knowledge, improve the quality of owner-built homes and enhance protection for subsequent homeowners.
The Exam tests your knowledge and understanding of home-building basics in two competency areas: construction basics and the statutory obligations and requirements that owner builders must meet under the Homeowner Protection Act.
- The Owner Builder Study Guide helps you prepare for the Authorization Exam, explains how and where to schedule an exam, answers commonly asked questions and more.
- The Regulatory Obligations for Owner Builders in British Columbia video explains what you need to know to successfully answer the statutory obligations and requirements section of the Owner Builder Exam.
- Our Owner Builder Exam infographic gives an overview of the requirements and application process.