Class B FSR

Scope

A Class B FSR (Field Safety Representative) 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.

NOTE: If you hold a Class B FSR certificate of qualification, and a qualification as a construction or industrial electrician, you can apply for the designation of BC Master Electrician.

To Book an Exam

  1. Complete the following application form online.
  2. Upload scanned original copies of prerequisite documentation (see below for Prerequisites information). 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

The exam takes 3.5 hours. It is open book with multiple choice questions. Applicants must achieve a minimum grade of 70% to qualify. Please review our Terms and Conditions before submitting your application.

This exam is offered on a personal computer at Technical Safety BC offices. Paper exams may be provided on request. Should you require this service, please contact us at 1 866 566 7233 after submitting your application.

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Certification Renewal

All electrical FSR certificates must be renewed every three years. Learn more about renewing your FSR certificate.

Prerequisites

Electrician

You should hold one of the following qualifications:

  • 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)

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

Learn more about documenting your electrical work experience.

Resources

Required study material
(You should bring these materials to the open book examination)

Reference material
(You should bring these materials to the open book examination)

Exam Rules

Recognized courses and course providers

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