A practising registrant is a person registered with ASTTBC and who is permitted to engage in applied science and engineering technology practice but does not include trainees, students, honorary registrants, retired registrants, non-practising registrants, inspectors in training, associate registrants, graduate technicians, and graduate technologists. Practising registrants must complete the annual continuing professional development (CPD) requirements as specified by ASTTBC Bylaws to remain in good standing.

An applicant seeking admission in the practising category of registration must:

  • Have attained the minimum educational requirements from an approved education program for their proposed class, sub-class, discipline and/or endorsement as specified in the ASTTBC Bylaws Schedule A
  • Have completed the required experiential requirements for their proposed class, subclass, discipline and/or endorsement as specified in Schedule A
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the English language to the satisfaction of the credentials committee.
  • Provide evidence satisfactory to the credentials committee that the applicant is a person of good character and is fit to practice consistent with the responsibilities and standards expected of a registrant.
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or otherwise authorized to work in Canada.

Practising registrant requirements can be found in the ASTTBC Bylaws, Schedule A.