Eligibility for Certification
BOC Certification is for building operators who have completed the BOC Level I course or an equivalent training program. Applicants wishing to get their BOC Certification and become a Certified Building Operator (CBO) must pass the Certification Exam. To qualify for the exam, you must meet the following eligibility requirements and you must submit documentation of education and training experience.
a. High School Diploma or equivalent degree
b. Completion of BOC Level I training or equivalent training program
In addition to meeting the mandatory requirements, applicants for the Certification Exam must meet one of the following minimum education and experience requirements.
|High School Diploma||Two or more years of experience working in operations and maintenance of a commercial or institutional facility*|
|One year of technical college level education in facilities engineering related program||A minimum of one year of experience working in operations and maintenance of a commercial or institutional facility|
|High School Diploma||Two or more years of experience in energy management of facilities with a focus on operations and maintenance**|
** Energy management experience is defined as participating in an energy-related project for a commercial or institutional building. Energy-related project is a project implemented to optimize energy use or cost. (Department of Energy Building Operations Professional Scheme, 2014) or completion of activities concerned with finding and maintaining the balance between building system performance, resource use, indoor environmental quality and operational or maintenance costs.