Official Program Standards Notifications

Official Program Standards Notifications (OPSNs) are used by ITA to convey information regarding changes in the standards for training programs and information regarding training delivery to ITA training providers. OPSNs should be read in conjunction with the relevant program profile for a complete set of standards for the particular program.  Please consult the list below for details on OPSNs issued to date.

2017 OPSN
OPSN 2017 009 Petroleum Equipment Service Technician The Petroleum Equipment Service Technician certification pathway has been opened. Issued: May 24, 2017
OPSN 2017 008 Petroleum Equipment Installer The Petroleum Equipment Installer certification pathway has been opened. Issued: May 24, 2017
OSPN 2017 004.1 Industrial Electrician The effective date for the Program Outline has been revised to January 1, 2018. Issued: May 4, 2017
OSPN 2017 003.1 Construction Electrician The effective date for the Program Outline has been revised to January 1, 2018. Issued: May 4, 2017
OPSN 2017 006 Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. Issued: March 31, 2017
OPSN 2017 005 Mobile Crane Operator A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. Issued: March 17, 2017
OPSN 2017 004 Industrial Electrician A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. There have been some changes of training topics which allow Level 1, 2 and 3 to be delivered as Electrician Common Core. This program outline aligns to the Harmonized sequence of training topics. Issued: March 1, 2017
OPSN 2017 003 Construction Electrician A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. There have been some changes of training topics which allow Level 1, 2 and 3 to be delivered as Electrician Common Core. This program outline aligns to the Harmonized sequence of training topics. Issued: March 1, 2017
OPSN 2017 002 Automotive Service Technician A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. There have been changes to both the work-based training (WBT) hours and the technical training hours. Issued: February 27, 2017
OPSN 2017 001 Industrial Electrician The Industrial Electrician Level 3 Standardized Level Exam (SLE) have been deactivated.  Issued: January 6, 2017