Jan 15 - Jan 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In Person

General Inspection Course TM32

Course Content

  • Contract documents
  • Plan reading
  • Role of the inspector
  • Sewer and watermain construction
  • Record keeping
  • Safety
  • Construction/field calculations
  • Traffic control
  • Concrete and asphalt
  • Soils
  • Construction and the environment

Course Objectives
To provide participants with an introduction to the basic practices related to the municipal inspection of sewer, watermain and road construction projects.

Note: The focus of this course is municipal projects. MTO projects/procedures will not be covered.

Who Should Attend?
Inspectors with a significant portion of their job duties related to the inspection of sewer and watermain installation and road construction. This course is a recommended prerequisite for several of the Municipal Infrastructure Training courses.


Evaluation Process
Passing Grade:  60%. Some evening work may be required to complete assignments.

This course is recognized by:

  • Association of Ontario Road Supervisors
  • This course may be used for technical specialist and technician programs. Please contact OACETT to ensure that this course satisfies your particular examination program for certification. Point Value = 5
  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 3 Continuing Education Units to this course.

Register online or send to register@ogra.org or fax to 289-291-6477. 

Andrew Particka is the Supervisor of Technical Operations with the City of Toronto. In his 30 year career with the city he has done general inspection, and supervised roads and sidewalk construction, and winter maintenance. Andrew graduated from the civil engineering technologist program at Seneca College and holds a CET designation.


Lee Robinson is a Professional Engineer employed as the General Manager Public Works and Environmental Services for Norfolk County.  Prior to that, she was the Director of Engineering with the County of Brant for over a decade.  She spent some time in the private sector as the Construction Manager – Urban Land Division for Stantec.


Centre for Health and Safety Innovation
5110 Creekbank Rd
Mississauga, ON
L4W 0A1
(905) 219-0044


January 15, 2018 - Jan 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm