Upgrade Trainee (RBTech) to Registered Biology Technologist

A person who applies for membership in the College as an R.B.Tech., but who is deemed not to meet those criteria, is not automatically reassessed for in Trainee (R.B.Tech.) status. A new application and a second application fee will have to be submitted. Applicants need to use good judgment when deciding on the application category.   

Note: Applications must be complete before they can be assessed.

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Employment Summary

All R.B.Tech. applicants must provide the following work experience information:   

  • Work experience must have been gained within the past 5 years
  •  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; 
  • A detailed description of the work; and 
  •  If there are periods where employment has overlapped please state clearly the length of employment for each employer / project.   

To aid the applicant in determining whether their term of employment may meet the requirements of the College a worksheet is available for the applicant’s use. All components in this worksheet are required for the application to be complete and therefore the applicant may wish to use this form in lieu of a C.V. / resume. To access go to employment worksheet. Applicants are not required to complete this form. It is offered only as an aide when completing the application form.

Letters of Reference

R.B.Tech. applicants must provide 2 references.   Referees knowledgeable about you experience as a technologist one of whom should be a Professional Biologist. If you do not know a Professional Biologist please use a professional from another resource organization such as the ABCFP, APEGBC or BCIA. Preferred referees will include your current employer, previous employers or supervisors and one Professional Biologist. 

Note: only two letters of reference will be accepted from a current employer. All applicants must use the reference form provided by the College.

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Course in Professional Ethics

It is important that all College members understand that they must conduct their practice in accordance with the Code of Ethics and with consideration of the Principles of Stewardship. To assist the new member in understanding their practice obligations all new members must successfully complete the College's course and short exam in Professional Ethics prior to receiving membership in the College.  

The only course acceptable to meet this credentialing requirement is the College course.  

For more information on this course please go to College course in Professional Ethics.


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By submitting this application I hereby declare that the information provided in this application form is complete and accurate