Forms for Membership Application

Where the applicant wants to use volunteer experience to contribute to their work experience requirements, the applicant must submit documentation by way of this form. The applicant must demonstrate a maximum of seven (7) months of volunteer experience practicing applied biology post university graduation within ten (10) years prior to application to the College. Documentation must include: 

Information

To Be Completed By Applicant

Volunteer Work Experience

(use one form for each Volunteer experience claimed)

To be Completed by the Supervisor

Supervisor Information
As the supervisor of I hereby declare that the information provided on this form is complete and accurate.

The applicant shall submit documentation to demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years experience practising applied biology post university graduation within the ten (10) years prior to application. The work experience must demonstrate the applicant has progressed beyond following prescriptions to exercising professional level judgement and discretion. Documentation must include: 

A clear statement, in chronological order, of all post graduation applied biology work experience specifying in each case: 

  • The employer; 
  • The length of time employed; 
  • The job category; 
  • A detailed description of the work; 

Note: One-year of work experience is awarded for a M.Sc. and 2 years are awarded for a PhD.

Form instructions:

  • This form allows for up to three employers to be summarized. If additional employers are needed, please submit multiple copies of the form. 
Personal Info
Professional Work experience

Please start with your most recent employer.

Please add the number of months you were actively employed
Please describe all tasks performed during the course of this job.
Professional Work experience
Please add the number of months you were actively employed
Please describe all tasks performed during the course of this job.
Professional Work experience
Please add the number of months you were actively employed
Please describe all tasks performed during the course of this job.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.

Support your College! Use this form to let the College know you are interested in volunteering.

Personal Information
The College is looking for members to serve on the following committees. Please check one(s) that you are interested in serving on:
The College is always interested in involving members in the activities of the College. Is there something that we currently do that you would like to be involved in? Something you’d like to start or develop? Please let us know here.

CPD Points

Service to the College earns Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points, depending on the task or committee.

This worksheet is intended to help the R.B.Tech. applicant assess whether their submission(s) may meet the requirements of the College for a report. In order to meet the report requirements the applicant must demonstrate ability in all areas listed below through the submission of at least one but no more than three reports in applied biology. 

Please note that: 

  • Draft reports will not be accepted 

  • Reports must be written post diploma 

Your Info
Report

Required Components (indicated by page number(s) where one or more of these components is/are demonstrated in the report)

Report 2

Required Components (indicated by page number(s) where one or more of these components is/are demonstrated in the report)

Report 3

Required Components (indicated by page number(s) where one or more of these components is/are demonstrated in the report)

Where a report has multiple authors and where the applicant is not the lead author the role of the applicant must be corroborated by the lead author or supervisor. This declaration states that the applicant had primary responsibility for one or more of the criteria listed below.

A professional report acceptable to the College must demonstrate the applicant’s ability to:

(Applicant’s Name)
As lead author or supervisor I declare the information on this form is an accurate representation of the applicant's role in the report.
If you are a College Member please include:

In order to meet the professional report requirements the applicant must demonstrate ability in all areas listed below through the submission of at least one but no more than three reports in applied biology.   
  • Draft reports will not be accepted. All reports must be post degree, in English; Journal publications and theses must contain an English abstract. Post-graduate degree theses (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) on applied biology topics that have been accepted by the degree granting institution may be accepted as professional reports. 
Your Information
Report Information

Required Components (indicated by page number(s) where one or more of these components is/are demonstrated in the report)

Please upload reports here. The fields above must be completed for the report to be assessed.
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.

An applicant for membership in the College of Applied Biology has selected you to provide a Confidential Reference in support of their application for Registered Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio) status. Requirements for granting of R.P.Bio status include an undergraduate degree in a biological science, followed by a minimum of 3 years of work experience which has progressed to an independent level, and authorship of a report or paper that demonstrates an ability to design and implement a project, analyze and interpret data, and develop, discuss and provide a rationale for conclusions and recommendations. The credentials committee uses the references to assist in evaluating the applicant’s character, integrity, work ethic and experience, and to validate work history.

You may provide a confidential reference if you have known the applicant for a minimum of 6 months. Please be fair and honest when completing this form, and when supplying any other information.

 

Applicant Details
Referee Details
Questions
If you chose other please fill in here.
Please provide a brief but candid explanation.
If you are an employer or supervisor please provide information on the term of employment, the responsibilities of the position, and any significant projects undertaken by the individual of which you are aware or with which you have been involved.

General Information
Qualification 1: Education
Assessed separately by Chair or Designate.
Qualification 2: Professional Experience

Applicant has a minimum of 36 months in applied biology within 10 years after obtaining BSc?

M.Sc. degree (at least 2 years of study) 1 year/12 monthsc. Ph.D. degree (at least 3 years of study) 2 years/24 months
Qualification 3: Professional Report

At least 1 and up to 3 applied biology reports must be submitted to show the ability of the applicant to design and implement a project, analyze and interpret data, draw conclusions and make recommendations. Draft reports will not be accepted. Where a report has multiple authors (where the applicant is not lead author), the role of the applicant must be corroborated by the completion of the Authorship Declaration by the lead author or project supervisor.

Report #1
Please check all that apply
Please check all that apply.
Report #2
Please check all that apply
Please check all that apply.
Report #3
Please check all that apply
Please check all that apply.
Examiner’s Recommendation
Additional Comments: (Note: If ‘not accept’ please provide a rationale to assist with Registrar decision)

A professional Biologist is obligated under the College of Applied Biology Act to maintain a reputation for integrity.  A professional biologist must not engage in dishonourable or questionable conduct that casts doubt on the biologist’s professional integrity or competence, or bring the profession of applied biology into disrepute.

As stated in Schedule 3 sec. 8.3.2 of the Rules “The Registrar, or the Council may refuse an application of a person who has been convicted in the Province of British Columbia or elsewhere of an indictable offence as the case may be.”

Completion of this form is a required part of the application package and all applicants must complete this. For more information, please refer to the Indictable Offence Policy - Applicants. If you wish this form may be placed in a separate sealed envelope to ensure confidentiality

I have not been convicted of an indictable offence
I have been convicted of an indictable offence

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