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.

2019 OPSN

OPSN 2019 009 Boilermaker ITA Level Exams are being introduced for Boilermaker Harmonized Level 2 programs. Effective Date: June 1, 2019. Issued: May 30, 2019
OPSN 2019 008 Automotive Painter (Automotive Refinishing Technician) Automotive Refinishing Technician Program update. Issued: May 10, 2019
OPSN 2019 007 Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) (Automotive Collision Repair Technician) Automotive Collision Repair Technician Program update. Issued: May 10, 2019
OPSN 2019 006 Machinist A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. Issued: May 2, 2019
OPSN 2019 005 Concrete Finisher Harmonized Level 1 Standard Level Exam (SLE) has been launched. Issued: March 22, 2019
OPSN 2019 004 Landscape Horticulturist Harmonized Level 1 Standard Level Exam (SLE) has been launched Issued: March 18, 2019
OPSN 2019 003 Railway Car Technician Effective April 1, 2019 the Railway Car Technician certification can be obtained through a challenge pathway. Issued: March 18, 2019
OPSN 2019 002 Carpenter  All ITA Carpenter Harmonized Standardized Level Exams (SLEs) are compliant with both the 2012 and 2018 versions of the BC Building Code. Issued: February 21, 2019
OPSN 2019 001 Refrigerationg and Air Conditioning Mechanic A new Program Outline has been posted to the ITA website. Issued: February 20, 2019