Legislation, Bylaws, Policies & Factsheets

This page provides a list of legislations, bylaws, policies and factsheets related to BC's skilled trades training system. For any forms, please visit SkilledTradesBC's Forms webpage.

LEGISLATION

The following legislation outlines requirements related to BC’s skilled trades training system.

Skilled Trades BC Act
Skilled Trades BC Regulation
Minister's Skilled Trades BC Regulation

BYLAWS

BYLAW DESCRIPTION
BC Training Programs Bylaw This bylaw contains SkilledTradesBC's definition and list of non-Red Seal programs (including both current and deactivated programs).
Designated Training Providers Bylaw This bylaw contains SkilledTradesBC's definition and list of training providers that are approved to deliver SkilledTradesBC programs. (See also: List of SkilledTradesBC-approved Training Providers)
Foundation Programs Bylaw This bylaw contains SkilledTradesBC's definition and list of the pre-apprenticeship foundation programs designed to prepare students for apprenticeship training.
Red Seal Programs Bylaw This bylaw contains SkilledTradesBC's definition and list of Red Seal programs.

POLICIES

POLICY DESCRIPTION
Academic Misconduct Policy This policy sets out SkilledTradesBC's expectations regarding academic integrity and academic misconduct, including consequences associated with engaging in acadmemic misconduct.
Apprentice/Trainee and Sponsor Registration Policy This policy outlines the standards and responsibilities for registered Apprentices, Sponsors, and Trainees. (See also: Apprentice and Sponsor Registration Form)
Certificate Replacement Policy This policy sets out the requirements for replacing certificates and wallet cards.
Changes to Existing Programs Policy This policy outlines the criteria for evaluating industry proposals to modify existing programs.
Credential Cancellation Policy This policy outlines the grounds for canceling an Industry Training Credential.
Credit for Prior Experience & Training Policy This policy sets out how SkilledTradesBC credits apprentices for prior related practical work experience and technical training.
Exam Accommodations Policy This policy outlines SkilledTradesBC's requirements for individuals requesting accommodations (exam writing supports) to complete their SkilledTradesBC exams.
Exam Administration Policy - Certification Exams This policy provides information about certification exam eligibility, pass marks, upgrading and rewrites, field testing, and accommodations for special needs. (See related forms here)
Exam Administration Policy - Standardized Written Level Exams This policy describes how Standardized Written Level Exams are administered, invigilated, and marked.
Exam Invigilator Policy This policy contains the process to qualify to invigilate SkilledTradesBC exams.
Intellectual Property Policy This policy sets out the framework for protecting SkilledTradesBC’s intellectual property rights and guiding SkilledTradesBC's use of Third Party intellectual property.
SkilledTradesBC Logo Policy This policy contains the rules governing the use of SkilledTradesBC’s logo.
New Programs Policy This policy provides information for organizations interested in developing new training programs.
Privacy Management Policy This policy sets out how SkilledTradesBC manages personal information.
Program Deactivation Policy This policy outlines the criteria for when SkilledTradesBC may deactivate a program (this policy does not apply to Red Seal programs).
Program Funding and Maintenance Policy This policy sets out the criteria for approving program development costs.
Registered Assessors Policy This policy outlines the eligibility criteria and process for registering as an SkilledTradesBC assessor and how to maintain active status.

Reviews and Appeals

This factsheet is of interest to individuals who are the subject of a decision or order made by SkilledTradesBC and who wish to request a review of that decision or order. The factsheet and policy outline requirements and processes for requesting a review.
Service Fees Policy This policy describes the purpose of fees and requirements for payment to SkilledTradesBC.
Sponsorship and Endorsement Policy This policy relates to SkilledTradesBC's sponsorship/endorsement of third-party activities or for partnering with third parties in the delivery of programs or events.
Systems Access and Information Sharing Policy This policy sets out the terms and conditions for authorizing external access to SkilledTradesBC systems and information, including the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information.
Training Provider Designation Policy This policy outlines the criteria for approving training providers other than public post-secondary institutions. 

 

 
 
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