Registration Application Information

NOTICE: 

As of April 1, 2022 there are two mandatory training courses, Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct and Indigenous Awareness, that approved applicants are required to pay for and complete as part of the registration requirements. The fee for both courses combined is $300. 

 

A revised Credentialing Standard went into effect April 2022. Tutorials will be updated to reflect the requirement and application changes. 

 

The following information is for anyone interested in applying to be a registrant with the College.

 

Pre-assessments, Reviews or Eligibility Confirmation

Prior to an application submission the College does not do any:

  • Assessments or Reviews of applications or courses prior to an application submission; OR
  • Confirmation of registration eligibility of any credentials prior to an application submission.

All assessments are conducted upon an application being completed. Click on this link to understand the application process and status

 

Tutorial Videos

The tutorial videos are specific to each registrant and associated in training category and provide:

  • Tips on how an applicant can have a good application;

  • Answers to frequently asked questions from applicants;

  • A demonstration of how to fill out the online application for the registrant category you wish to apply for; and

  • General information on the College and registrants’ requirements.

Once you are ready to apply you can navigate to the Apply to Register page.

Registered Professional Biologist (RPBio)

Registered Biology Technologist (RBTech)

The requirements for registration are detailed in the Credentialing Standard. Use the RPBio applicant checklist to help you determine if you meet all of the requirements. If you are applying through RPBio Stream 3 or 4, you will also find checklists for those streams.  The requirements for registration are detailed in the Credentialing Standard. Use the RBTech applicant checklist to help you determine if you meet all of the requirements. 

WATCH THE TUTORIAL

DOWNLOAD THE FAQ

WATCH THE TUTORIAL

DOWNLOAD THE FAQ

Applied Biology Technician (ABT)

Applied Biology -- Limited Licensee (AB-LL)

The requirements for registration are detailed in the Credentialing Standard. Use the ABT applicant checklist to help you determine if you meet all of the requirements.  The requirements for registration are detailed in the Credentialing Standard. Use the AB-LL applicant checklist to help you determine if you meet all of the requirements.

WATCH THE TUTORIAL

DOWNLOAD THE FAQ

DOWNLOAD THE FAQ

Additional Resources

The College of Applied Biology regulates applied biology professionals (registrants) working in and with the natural resource sectors under the Professional Governance Act, Applied Biologists Regulation and College Bylaws.

Self-regulation requires the establishment of an organization, governed by elected registrants and supported by a professional staff complement, who set standards for entrance into the profession and for the conduct of registrants and their practice.