Changes to Canadian Electrical Code

Effective March 4, 2025, a new version of the Canadian Electrical Code will be adopted in BC. Learn more about the changes and our timeline for transition.  

Changes to Canadian Electrical Code

Effective March 4, 2025, a new version of the Canadian Electrical Code will be adopted in BC. Learn more about the changes and our timeline for transition.  

Refrigeration Safety Awareness

Safety Awareness Certification

Refrigeration Safety Awareness

The Refrigeration Safety Awareness certificate allows you to be in attendance to monitor a general supervision or risk assessed status refrigeration plant with a total plant capacity of 1,000 kW or less prime mover nameplate rating.

You may not operate or perform any repairs to the refrigeration plant, but you may shut down the plant or initiate safety procedures when specifically trained and assigned to perform such tasks.

To obtain this certificate, you will need to meet certain eligibility requirements. You will also need to pass an evaluation and a certification exam.

In order to apply for your Refrigeration Safety Awareness certificate, you must:

To apply, log in to your Online Services account and follow the steps. Don't have an account? Sign up now.

If you wish to apply by mail, please fill out the Contact Us form to request a paper form.

Technical Safety BC will contact you to book your exam once your application has been approved.

This exam is 2.5 hours long, and you must achieve a minimum grade of 65% to pass.

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Renew Your Certificate

Your certificate is valid for three years after the date of issue and then can be renewed through your online account.

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