Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership

Technologists, technicians and technical specialists achieve professional recognition through the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC).  ASTTBC has approximately 10,000 Technology Professionals registered.

Whether you’re considering obtaining your professional registration or you’re an existing ASTTBC registrant, we know you’ll realize the incredible value of in obtaining and retaining your ASTTBC registration. We are here to support your growth as a Technology Professional.

Here are some of the benefits you’ll enjoy as an ASTTBC registrant:

Professional Recognition

With an industry recognized designations such as AScT, CTech and many other Technical Specialist credentials, peers and the public will know that you meet the intense rigor of Provincial and National certification requirements.

Set yourself apart from others in industry and gain the competitive advantage!


Career Development and Continuing Professional Development

Career Development

ASTTBC provides priority access to career development opportunities to help with a competitive professional advantage.

CPD Courses, Webinars and Seminars

In addition, ASTTBC regularly posts continuing professional development opportunities for its registrants on our website. We have partnerships with CPD providers to offer registrants relevant, webinars, seminars and courses at rates exclusive to ASTTBC.

Registrant Portal and CPD Tracking

To assist registrants with managing their membership including tracking of continuing professional development.

Registrant Communications

Registrants receive a copy of the ASTTBC Connect newsletter quarterly.  As well, ASTTBC publishes a monthly electronic newsletter, the ASTT e-News to keep registrants up to date on organizational activity.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a critical role in making ASTTBC successful. Whether it is to attend functions on behalf of ASTTBC or representing the organization at the highest level on Council, registrants have a unique opportunity to get involved and make a difference.

Registrant Services

ASTTBC works diligently to bring registrants great services including:

  • Monthly e-News and our quarterly published ASTT Connect newsletter.
  • An Affinity Services Savings Program which offer group rate discounts on major benefits such as extended health, life insurance, home insurance, liability insurance program, mortgages and several others.

If you have any questions about the value of ASTTBC membership, please don’t hesitate… contact us at or by phone at 604-585-2788 today!