Become a recognized training provider for continuing education
Certified Elevating Devices Mechanics (EDMs) must satisfy continuing education requirements before they can renew their certificate of qualification, as established in the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation.
Training providers that wish to offer a continuing education curriculum for Class A, C, H, and MR EDMs can apply for a course recognition with Technical Safety BC.
How to apply for course recognition
Step 1: Review the Continuing Education directive to ensure your curriculum aligns with our training requirements.
Step 2: Complete this application form to submit your general information.
Step 3: Within 5 business days, your application will be assessed and you will receive an email with a secure link. Use this link to upload the following documents:
- List of instructors, including their names, years of trade experience, and years of teaching experience
- Qualifications of instructors, including copies of trade qualifications and teaching qualifications
- Course outline and lesson plan
- Course delivery method
- Course material, which may include presentations and handouts
- Sample record of course completion, which should include:
- Training provider name
- Training provider address and phone number
- Instructor(s) name
- Individual’s name
- Course title
- Date of completion
- Number of course hours
Step 4: Upon receipt of your documents, your application and attached documents will be evaluated to ensure our training requirements are met. Our intent is to support you through this process and provide you with the opportunity to make changes to the curriculum based on our findings. We estimate the process to take a minimum of 10 business days.
Step 5: Once your curriculum meets our training requirements, you will receive a recognition letter, and the name of your organization or institution will be added to our list of recognized training providers for this particular continuing education requirement.
Questions? Connect with us at email@example.com.