Class B FSR

Scope

A Class B FSR certificate of qualification entitles the holder to submit declarations on behalf of their employer for regulated electrical work only with respect to electrical installations where the voltage of the completed installation is under 750 volts. The certification also covers the Underground Raceway scope, allowing underground conduit installations at any voltage.

To Book an Exam

  1. Complete the following application form online.
  2. Upload:
    -  scanned original copies of prerequisite documentation. Notarized copies will also be accepted.
  3. Make payment when you receive a call from a client service representative.
    Note: Only applicants who have submitted complete documentation and have passed the review are eligible for the exam. Candidates found ineligible will receive a letter notifying them of any missing requirements from Technical Safety BC.
  4. Exam request dates can be made during fee payment. Based on availability, exam dates can be scheduled 15-business days from the time of payment.
  5. Successful candidates will receive exam confirmation letter by mail or email, as per preference. If you have not received your confirmation letter a week prior to your tentatively scheduled date, please contact Technical Safety BC at 1 866 566 7233.

Exam Information

Exams are tentatively scheduled at the time of payment and is based on qualification review and availability of space. The exam is 3.5 hours, open book and multiple choice. Applicants must achieve a grade of at least 70%. 

Certification exam fees

 

Certification Renewal

All electrical field safety representative (FSR) certificates must be renewed every three years. 

Learn more about renewing your FSR certificate

Please reviewed and understand our Terms and Conditions before submitting your application.

Prerequisites

Electrician

Either,

  • Canadian Interprovincial Qualification (Red Seal) in the Trade of Electrician; or
  • BC Trade Qualification in Electrical Work (construction or industrial); or
  • BC Exemption Permit in the Trade of Electrician (EWX).

Required:

  1. A minimum of one year (1800 hours) acceptable relevant electrical work experience under the Canadian Electrical Code, after receiving a Certificate of Qualification in the Trade of Electrician.
  2. Proof of completion from a recognized instructor of a recognized electrical course in the application of electrical codes and standards completed within three years of application date.

Electrical Professional Engineer (P.Eng)

  1. Degree in Electrical Engineering
  2. Acceptable proof of relevant work experience utilizing the Canadian Electrical Code – C22.1-15 Part 1.
  3. Valid registration as a professional engineer, and member in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (formerly APEG BC – Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia).

Electrical Applied Science Technologist (AScT)

  • Electrical Engineering Technology (power option) qualification.
  • Acceptable proof of relevant work experience utilizing the Canadian Electrical Code – C22.1-15 Part 1
  • Valid registration as an Applied Science Technologist and a member in good standing with the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia (ATTBC).

Refer to the Electrical Safety Regulation, for more details.

Documenting Electrical Work Experience

Resources

Required study material
(to be supplied by the applicant at the exam)

Reference material
(to be supplied by the applicant at the exam)

Exam Rules

Recognized courses and course providers

Exam Locations
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By special arrangement, contact Prince George office
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