Have a question about AIBC Courses or the redesign transition? Review our list of Frequently Asked Questions which covers everything from the difference between the current and new course track, to requirements and next steps.
To learn more about AIBC Courses and the redesign, visit the Ongoing Courses webpage.
How can I view the courses I have completed to date?
What’s the difference between the current and new course track?
Will the redesigned courses continue to be offered at the same time?
I have already completed some of the courses which are now “redesigned” – what are my options?
Do I have to restart the process?
If I registered as an Intern Architect AIBC in 2018 but did not take any courses, will I be required to complete the redesigned courses?
Do I need to complete the mandatory courses before I write the ExAC?
How are substitute courses offered by a provider other than the AIBC determined to be equivalent
to AIBC courses?
I have taken BCIT’s BC Building Code: Part 3 Introduction (BLDG 1830); or Code and Regulations (Building Law in Canada) (BLDG 4500) for a full semester. Are either of these courses equivalent to AIBC's BC Building Code I and BC Building Code II?
I have completed a course, Project Management for Architects, offered by RAIC. Will this be equivalent to AIBC’s Management of the Project course?
I have completed the Advanced Code Knowledge or Certified Professional course. Are either of these courses equivalent to AIBC’s BC Building Code I and BC Building Code II?
I am almost finished my requirements under the current offerings – I have completed all of the mandatory courses and one elective. What are my next steps?
I have completed all of the mandatory courses under the current course offerings, do I need to
re-take any courses?
Last year, I completed Law & the Architect and Construction Administration. Will I have to retake
I have already completed the non-mandatory version of Construction Administration – can I enroll
in the redesigned course for free if I want to switch to the four redesigned courses?
I already completed two of the mandatory courses under the current course offerings – Law & the Architect and Ethics, Acts and Bylaws – what courses do I need to take?
I noticed that elective courses are no longer offered per the updated course requirements, but I
have already completed two elective courses – Management of the Project and BC Building Code II. What additional courses do I need to take?
I have completed three mandatory courses (except Building Envelope Principles) and one elective course – Construction Administration. What does my course trajectory look like?
If I resign or am removed from the AIBC Register but have already completed some of the current courses, will they still count towards completion of the Internship in Architecture Program (IAP)
should I reinstate?
If you have any questions about AIBC Courses or the redesign, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.