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.163) of ASTTBConnect, our quarterly publication, is now available! This issue includes an important update from our Chair and CEO, an article about a new act that streamlines credential recognition for internationally trained professionals, and the significance of ASTTBC eliminating its Canadian experience requirement, and more.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
British Columbians will soon benefit from internationally trained professionals having an easier path to working in their chosen careers and filling crucial skills shortages as the International Credentials Recognition Act...Read More
Keith Trulson pours his heart and soul into helping design one of the most important life safety systems in new and existing buildings. Keith has been involved in the design...Read More
In September 2022, the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) wrapped up a consultation survey that discussed the results of a report produced by a third party which...Read More
Sever Rondestvedt, one of ASTTBC’s founding members and among our first registrants, passed away in Kimberley, BC, on September 6, 2023, at the age of 91. He was an ASTTBC...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