Private training institutions in British Columbia require a certificate from the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) if they provide, or offer to provide, at least one career-related program with 40 hours or more of instructional time, and tuition of at least $4000.
Over 51,000 students enroll in private training institutions in B.C. each year. Students are trained for a broad range of occupations from sound and audio technicians to licensed practical nurses to commercial pilots.
Forms, templates, guidelines and additional resources for institutions and students.
The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations. Contact us for more information.
The commissioner is appointed to allow institutions to appeal certain decisions of the registrar.
The Trustee adjudicates student tuition refund claims. Audited financial statements for the Student Tuition Protection Fund are posted.