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Work Experience Requirements
Two (2) years minimum of professional level work experience in applied biology within the last 5 years post diploma, degree or completion of course work with a maximum of 5 months of volunteer activities.
Registered Biology Technologists (RBtechs) are required to demonstrate work experience that has progressed beyond following prescriptions to exercising professional level judgement and discretion.
RBTechs need to have at least one (1) example of a key indicator in each of the following seven (7) Professional Practice Competencies that you can explain in detail how you meet a key indicator through descriptions of your activities, knowledge, experience etc., and that can be verified by a reference.
The College requires 2 referees (references) preferably but not required to be applied biology practitioners such as Professional Biologists (RPBios, P.Biol), Registered Biology Technologists (RBTechs) or a combination of both, you have worked with who is knowledgeable of your professional work in applied biology.
An individual must submit a minimum of two (2) professional work products in applied biology, to the College to become a Registered Biology Technologist (RBTech). An individual can submit a maximum of three (4) professional work products to meet the College’s requirements.
If your data report has multiple authors and you are not the lead author, you will need to have your work/role in the report confirmed by the lead author or supervisor.
Data Report that demonstrates: