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[…] Authority shall be recognized as qualified to practice that occupation by the other Authority. Other registered biology professionals from another Canadian jurisdiction are able to apply for registration in the reciprocal […]

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Reserved Practice 2022 FAQ

Preamble The College has succeeded in its goal of securing reserved practice (practice rights) for Registered Professional Biologists (RPBio) and Registered Biology Technologists (RBTech). Reserved practice came into force on […]

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[…] by the Government of British Columbia under the College of Applied Biology Act (2002) to register and give title (designation) protection to applied biology professionals in BC. What does title […]

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Continuing Professional Development

[…] Participation in the CPD Program is mandatory for all practicing and in-training registrants, including those registered as on leave. Registrants must complete 100 CPD points of eligible activities over 3 […]

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[…] College Entrance Requirements There are standard requirements for entrance to the College for each category: Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) Registered Biology Technologist (RBTech) Applied Biology Technician (ABT) For the in […]

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Change of Registration Status

[…] either reinstate or resign their registration. You must reinstate 3 years from the date you were registered as on leave.  In accordance with Bylaw 7-3, on-leave registrants do not have to meet […]

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Application Fee Payment Schedule

Application Timeline The average timeline to process an individual application from submitted to registered is 8 – 10 weeks. Payment of Fees There are several fees that are required to […]

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[…] and registrants’ requirements. Once you are ready to apply you can navigate to the Apply to Register page. Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio) application tutorial Watch the Tutorial Registered Biology Technologist (RBTech) application […]

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Audit and Practice Review Programs

[…] their practice and resolve identified deficiency(ies), if required. Participation in audits and practice reviews is mandatory for registrants under the Professional Governance Act and Bylaws. Eligible registrants are randomly selected for audit each year. The […]

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