Bylaws Listing ITA programs, Training Providers and Industry Training Organizations.
|Accredited Red Seal industry training programs||A definition of Red Seal programs and list of programs|
|Recognized BC industry training programs||A definition of non-Red Seal ITA programs. Includes lists of both the current and de-activated programs.|
|Foundation industry training programs||A definition of the pre-apprenticeship programs designed to prepare students for apprenticeship training. Includes a list of ITA Foundation programs.|
|Designated training providers||ITA approves apprenticeship training delivered by the designated training providers listed here. Approved training is specific to trade, level, and location.
NOTE: ITA approved training is also offered by public post-secondary institutions.
ITA Registration Policy
|Registering as an apprentice, trainee or sponsor||Standards and responsibilities for registered Apprentices, Sponsors and Trainees.
Apprentice and Sponsor Registration form
Assessment, Examination and Credentials Policies
|Credit for prior experience & training (PLAR)||How ITA credits Apprentices for prior related practical experience and technical training|
|Administration of ITA certification exams (B.C. & Red Seal)||Information about exam eligibility, pass marks, upgrading and rewrites, field testing, accommodation for special needs.|
|Administration of ITA standardized written level exams||How these exams are administered both in paper-based or computer-based formats; invigilation rules, calculation of level marks and passing scores for challenge exams.|
|Accreditation of examination invigilators||Process to qualify to invigilate Certificate of Qualification, Red Seal or standardized level exams for ITA|
|Registered Assessors||Outlines the eligibility criteria and process for registering as an ITA assessor and maintaining active status.|
|Cancellation of industry training credential||Outlines grounds for canceling an Industry Training Credential|
|Granting a certificate of qualification based on involvement in development of new recognized training program||Special circumstance where the ITA Board may grant a Certificate of Qualification to an individual who has been extensively involved in the development of a new recognized (B.C.) training program|
Service fee policy & Current Fee Schedule
|Service fees||Describes purpose of fees and requirement for payment in advance.|
|Exam fees and payment||Pay your fees|
Program Development and Maintenance Policies
|Criteria for approving new apprenticeship and foundation industry training programs||Information for organizations/industry interested in developing new training programs|
|Criteria for approving changes to existing industry training programs||Criteria for evaluating industry proposals to modify existing programs|
|Criteria for deactivation of recognized apprenticeship and foundation industry training programs||Does not apply to Accredited (Red Seal) Apprenticeship programs.|
|Funding for new programs development, substantive changes to existing programs, and ongoing program maintenance||ITA criteria for approving program development costs|
|Designation of training providers||Criteria for approving training providers other than public post-secondary institutions as designated trainers for ITA programs. Current list of by trade, level, and location is contained in Bylaw B1004.|
|Apprentice / Trainee and Sponsor registration||Standards and responsibilities for registered Apprentices, Sponsors and Trainees Link to registration form:
Apprentice and Sponsor Registration form
|Replacement of certificate and wallet cards||ITA’s requirements for replacing certificates and wallet cards.
Replacement request form
|Use of ITA’s logo||Rules governing the use of ITA’s logo|
|ITA sponsorship and endorsement of third party activities||ITA’s policies relating to sponsorship or endorsement of third party activities or for partnering with third parties in delivery of programs or events.|
|Intellectual property policy||Framework for protecting ITA’s intellectual property rights and guiding ITA in the use of Third Party intellectual property and works|
|Systems access and information sharing||Terms and conditions for authorizing external access to ITA systems, information and for collection, use and disclosure of personal information.|
|Appeals / dispute resolution||This policy describes how to dispute an ITA decision and request reconsideration by the CEO,. It also describes how to file a formal appeal to the Industry Training Authority Appeal Board. Formal appeals are restricted to the following ITA decisions:
• Refusal to grant a credential
|Policy audit and maintenance||ITA’s commitment to regularly auditing policies for currency and compliance|