Alberta/BC Certificate Portability

If you are moving from British Columbia to Alberta or vice versa it is important to understand how Alberta/BC Certificate Portability can help.In order to comply with the New West Partnership Trade Agreement (NWPTA) and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, WorkSafe BC has implemented an application process for accepting the credentials of workers trained or certified in other Canadian jurisdictions to meet regulatory compliance in the Province of BC. 

SJA Alberta is an authorized WorkSafe BC provider for Emergency First Aid – Level 1 Equivalent training and may issue BC Out-of-Jurisdiction certificates for Emergency First Aid – Industry Out of Jurisdiction (OFA Level 1 Equivalent) and for Occupational First Aid Level 3 – Out of Jurisdiction (OFA Level 3 equivalent). Eligibility is based on current training level and WorkSafe BC requirements. Application must be made in person. Photo ID, presentation of current First Aid training certificate from an OHS approved agency, and payment of the application fee is required. 

Alberta/BC Certificate Portability $50.00 (price will vary between provinces)

For more information about Alberta/BC Certificate Portability, contact the Program Coordinator at your local St. John Ambulance Training Centre.

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