New Institutions – Application & Orientation

Find out what you need to know about starting a private training institution in BC before applying for certification, and how to participate in an Orientation Session.

It is a requirement under the Private Training Act (PTA) for first time applicants for a certificate to attend an orientation within 6 months of applying for a certificate. The Orientation must be completed by someone legally authorized to act on behalf of the institution, or the Senior Educational Administrator for the institution.

New institution resources are being updated in keeping with the B.C. Government announcement on January 29, 2024: B.C. strengthens quality standards for international education | BC Gov News

More information about orientations sessions will be available in March 2024.