Professionalism is receiving far more recognition than ever before as it leads to strong reputation, a high-level of work ethic and ultimately, to workplace excellence. In this video, Harry evaluates the Professional Governance Act (PGA) and various regulations, bylaws and practice guides as tools to professionalism and risk prevention. When utilizing such tools, a framework is established where professionalism can flourish and organizations can be successful.
Headquartered in Surrey, BC, ASTTBC acknowledges the traditional Lands of the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen, Qayqayt and Tsawwassen Peoples.
We thank our hosts for their graciousness in welcoming us to carry out our work on their Land. In so doing, we recognize their inherent Indigenous rights and title, the implementation without qualification of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), and our support for the 94 calls to action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
We serve the public by contributing to a safe, sustainable society and environment by regulating technology professionals. We accomplish this through supporting the competent, safe, and ethical practice of applied science technology in British Columbia.
Regulation of technology professionals that safeguards the public through leadership and excellence.
The Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) is seeking feedback on establishing Reserved Practice1 for Applied Science Technologists and Certified Technicians.Read More
The latest issue (No.162) of ASTTBConnect, our quarterly publication, is now available! This issue includes an important update from our Chair and CEO, a spotlight article from Kate Haines, Acting Superintendent, Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance, two ASTTBC registrant profiles, and more.Read More
ASTTBC is deeply saddened by the recent BC wildfires and the people, communities, and First Nations that have been impacted across the province. As a regulator, ASTTBC is doing all...Read More
ASTTBC’s Bylaw amendments were declared in force by the Superintendent of Professional Governance effective September 8, 2023. Please review the significant changes that have been made.Read More
Regulatory bodies, like ASTTBC, under the Professional Governance Act (PGA) contribute to upholding the common protective purposes – safety, health, and welfare of the public, including the protection of the...Read More
Applied Science Technologists and Technicians (ASTTBC) and Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) signed a Joint Statement of Understanding, March 8, 2023, a collaborative agreement between the organizations that will further...Read More
Growing up in Oldham in the north of England, Alex Minett was surrounded by structures that recalled the city’s history as a boomtown of the industrial revolution. Brick-built cotton mills...Read More