Membership Categories

There are seven categories of membership in the College. Click here to see the relationship between these categories.

RPBios are qualified to address issues that impact sustainability and to make or review management recommendations on aquatic and terrestrial species and ecosystems.Read more
This category has met the academic standards for entry leading to RPBio status but has not yet met the work experience and report requirements necessary for RPBio status. Membership in this category is limited to 6 years when it is expected that the member will have gained the requisite experience and reports to upgrade to RPBio status.Read more
RBTechs work in a team environment which includes RPBios and other resource professionals and may undertake independent practice as defined by the College. RBTech functions and accountabilities are generally more narrowly defined and focused than those of an RPBio. Schedule 5 provides guidance for RBTechs on the scope of independent practice. Further details of each requirement can be found on the forms referenced in each section and by going to the Technologist Information Bulletin (being updated at this time).Read more
PLEASE NOTE: As of August 1, 2018, the College will only be accepting electronic submission of application packages. Updates on the website will be made at that time. ABTs work in a team environment which includes RPBios and RBTechs. ABTs functions and accountabilities are more narrowly defined and focused than those of an RPBio and RBTech and will work under the supervision/guidance of the RPBio... Read more
This category has met the academic standards for entry leading to RBTech status but has not yet met the work experience and report requirements necessary for RBTech status. Membership in this category is limited to 6 years when it is expected that the member will have gained the requisite experience and reports to upgrade to RBTech status.Read more
PLEASE NOTE: As of August 1, 2018, the College will only be accepting electronic submission of application packages. Updates on the website will be made at that time. The following is a summary of membership requirements for those wishing to obtain membership in the College as an Applied Biology Technician in Training (Trainee (A.B.T.)). An in Training applicant can upgrade to the ABT category... Read more
A Student member is defined as an individual who has not as yet been awarded a Bachelor's degree and who is enrolled in a minimum of 3 courses per semester in a program leading to meeting the academic requirements of the College.Read more