Recognized Electrical Courses and Course Providers*

*NOTE: The training providers and instructors listed on this page are only approved for courses required for certification issuance, not continuing education related to certification renewal. Training providers or instructors have not yet been approved for courses that would meet the knowledge update requirements that come into effect January 1, 2021. Training providers that wish to offer a continuing education curriculum for FSR class A, B and C for the next renewal cycle in 2021 need to apply for a course recognition with Technical Safety BC starting October 28, 2019Learn more about applying for course recognition.

Candidates can approach the following registered "active" course providers and instructors to take courses on the application of codes and standards for FSR Class A, B, C, SA (security alarm), and LO (low energy) and for electrical examinations.

All courses are taught independently of Technical Safety BC.

Important Information for FSR Training Providers
  • Section 20 of the Electrical Safety Regulation adopts CSA standard C22.1; Canadian Electrical Code, Part I as the BC Electrical Code.
  • The official publication for use in British Columbia is the CSA standard, as amended by regulation.
  • Course instructors are not to use copies or reproductions of the CSA c22.1 standard as part of recognized courses, unless express permission has been obtained from CSA.
  • Recognition of courses may be revoked if Technical Safety BC becomes aware that a course instructor is using unauthorized copies or reproductions of copyrighted materials.
  • Only the CSA C22.1; Canadian Electrical Code, Part I shall be permitted for use during FSR examination.

Training Providers

INSTITUTE TELEPHONE
BC Institute of Technology (BCIT) – Burnaby +1 604 453 4045
Selkirk College – by correspondence +1 250 352 6601 (ext. 206)
Okanagan College – Kelowna +1 877 755 2266; 250 762 5445
Northern Lights College – Fort St. John +1 866 463 6652
College of New Caledonia – Prince George +1 800 371 8111
Thompson Rivers University – online +1 250 828 5106

Find upcoming code course schedules at Electrical Inspectors Association of BC or for related courses, contact your local Technical Safety BC electrical safety officer, trade schools, colleges, universities, or St. John’s Ambulance.

Recognized Course Instructors

For course availability, contact the instructor or institution. SA (security alarm) and LO (low energy) FSR applicants should inform the instructor that they wish to take the low energy systems course, not the one for Class A, B, or C.

LOCATION INSTRUCTOR PHONE
Burnaby Cam Duncan +1 604 988 8626
Burnaby Carlo Turra [via BCIT] +1 604 453 4045
Courtenay Gerald Childress +1 250 334 7049
Cranbrook Victor Lightfoot - Light Technologies      +1 250 426 4622
Fort St. John Michal Dwojak - Northern Lights College  
Fraser Valley Roy Swallow +1 604 858 1723
Kamloops    Erich Broz +1 250 573 6018
Kamloops    Mark Evans - Thompson Rivers University +1 250 828 5106
Kelowna Claudio DiBiase - Okanagan College +1 250 762 5445
Kelowna Ken Holland - Okanagan College +1 778 479 9600
Kelowna Peter Clarke - Okanagan College +1 877 755 2266
Nanaimo Ivan Pye +1 250 816 1615
Nanaimo Steve Fisher +1 250 246 3249 
Okanagan Richard Frick - Okanagan College +1 250 770 0806
Okanagan Ted Gilbert  
Prince George Alain Lavoie - College of New Caledonia +1 250 561 5846
Prince George Don Barrie +1 250 961 4578
Prince George Jim Mummery +1 250 562 8510
Prince George Lane Logan - College of New Caledonia +1 250 561 5846
Qualicum Beach David Wallis +1 250 752 2032
Surrey Jagjit Singh - Blue Star Learning Centre +1 604 379 1134
Surrey Supneet (Kaur) Chawla - Ace Trades and Technical Institute +1 604 304 4009
Terrace Jim Jensen 

+ 1 250 641 4433

Victoria

Michael Staples - Trade View Electrical Education

+1 778 677 0657
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