Certification - Getting Started
Obtaining a Certificate of Qualification from Technical Safety BC provides assurance that you have the knowledge and ability to do regulated work in the province. The Safety Standards Act defines the scope of regulated work within the specific certificate. Select the type of work below to get information on obtaining or renewing your certification in BC.
Looking for Technical Safety BC's ongoing learning resources such as TechTalks, webinars and videos? Visit the Learning section.
Computer Based Exams
You spoke, and we listened. To improve your experience and provide faster turnaround times, Technical Safety BC is transitioning to a new examination platform effective January 1, 2019.
As part of this transition, we will be gradually moving from paper to computer based exams. As we make progress, we will continue to share updates with you.
Licences vs. Certificates
Contractors and contracting companies require licences to install, operate, and maintain regulated equipment.
A certificate of qualification is issued to an individual who has the knowledge to work on regulated equipment under the Safety Standards Act in BC.