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2022 BCIA Compliance Plan Applications, Profession of Agrology, Reserved Practice

How will BCIA bring individuals engaged in the regulated practice of agrology into compliance with the PGA? 

2022-10-19 _BCIA Compliance Plan .pdf view
Approved Diploma Programs for Application Applications

17 diploma programs are currently listed.

2022-09-12 Approved Diploma Programs.pdf , Technical Agrologist Scope of Practice_March 2020_0.pdf , TAg PPT Presentation_0.pdf view
Branch Executive Roles Branch Information

To view additional information on Branch operating procedures, please sign in as a registrant and go to Registrant Resources

2022-09-11 Branch Executive Committee Positions & Responsibilities.pdf , BCIA_VancouverBranchExecutiveRoles_2017.pdf , Branch Exec Roles Responsibilities 2017.pdf view
President's Report on Practice Areas and Reserved Practice BCIA Board, President Reports

This report references "The Profession of Agrology: A Summary"  and "BCIA Practice Areas: A Summary for Registrants and App

2022-09-11 Presidents special report_Practice Areas and Reserved Practice_Aug_24_2022.pdf view
Professional Development workplan Profession of Agrology, Professional Development

Registrants are encouraged to develop a personal professional development work plan.  See below an example of the PD workplan.

2022-09-05 BCIA_PD_Workplan_2022.xls view
The Profession of Agrology - A Summary Governance, Profession of Agrology

Agrology is a regulated profession in British Columbia. The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) is the self-governing regulator of registered Agrologists in British Columbia.

2022-09-04 2022-09-23-The-Profession-of-Agrology_0.pdf , _BCIA Practice Areas, Quick Reference.pdf view
Summary of Practice Areas and Reserved Practice Profession of Agrology, Practice Areas

Summary Chart of Practice Areas, Reserved Practice, Interactions, and Alignments Between Regulated Professions: Per these five updated practice sector definitions, the 12 practice areas within the definition of agrology within British Columbia after September 1,

2022-09-01 view
BCIA Practice Areas - A Summary for Registrants and Applicants Profession of Agrology, Practice Areas

At the time of publication of this content, BCIA remains in discussions with the other professions regulated under the Professional Governance

2022-09-01 2022-09-23-BCIA-Practice-Areas.pdf , 2022-12-01-BCIA-Practice-Areas-Quick-Reference.pdf view
Confidentiality and Privacy Policy Policies and Guidelines 2022-08-30 Confidentiality and Privacy Disclosure Policy.pdf view
Limited Licensed Agrologist (LLAg) Guide & Forms Applications, Forms

This category of registration is for individuals who may not have the educational qualifications to become an agrology professional as a PAg or TAg but have gained several years of experience in a defined scope of agrology work and wish to take professional responsibility for that work.

2022-08-19 BCIA Application Guide for LLAg_Oct 21, 2022.pdf , LLAg Admission Request_Oct 21, 2022.pdf , Intended Practice Area Form_Nov 18, 2022.pdf , Work History Form_Nov 18, 2022.pdf , Reference 1 - Registrant_Jan 6, 2023.pdf , Reference 2_Jan 6, 2023.pdf view
Visiting Register Applications, Forms

If the transfer out, dual registration request is regarding a short-term opportunity in Alberta, please read the information regarding the Alberta Institute of Agrologists' (AIA)  'Visiting Register' category.

2022-08-18 Visiting_Register_Category_2022.pdf view
BCIA Scholarship Criteria and Application Forms

BCIA Scholarship Criteria and Application

2022-08-18 2022-BCIA-Scholarship-Description-Eligibility-Criteria, Oct 2022.pdf , Scholarship_application_2022.pdf view
Fees - Schedule C Governance, Bylaws 2022-08-18 Schedule C - Fees_Jan1_2022.pdf view
Code of Ethics - Schedule A Governance, Bylaws 2022-08-16 Code of Ethics_Schedule_A_Bylaws.pdf view
Soils, Environment, Agriculture& Tools Resources Learning and Informational Resources, Agriculture, Environment

Click to view the listing of resources and tools for Soil, Agriculture, Environment

2022-07-20 view
Indigenous Peoples Resources Learning and Informational Resources, Indigenous Peoples

Click here to view a listing of resources regarding Indigenous Peoples

2022-07-20 view
Climate Change Resources Learning and Informational Resources, Climate Change

Click to view a listing of climate change resources

2022-07-20 view
Provincial Government and Ministry sites Governance, Learning and Informational Resources

Click here to view a listing of Provincial government and ministry websites

2022-07-20 view
Professional Development Training and Opportunities Professional Development, Learning and Informational Resources

Click here to view a listing of various training organizations and programs relevant to agrology

2022-07-20 view
Professional Organizations Profession of Agrology, Learning and Informational Resources

Click here to view links to Professional organizations throughout Canada

2022-07-20 view
Professional Organizations under PGA Governance, Learning and Informational Resources 2022-07-20 view
Provincial Agrology Institutes - Canada Learning and Informational Resources

Click here to view links to Provincial Agrology Institutes

2022-07-20 view
Audited Financial Reports - 2019 - 2021 Governance, BCIA Board, Audited Financial Reports 2022-07-20 2021 Audited Financial Statements.pdf , 2020 Audited Financial Statement.pdf , 2019 Audited Financial Statement.pdf view
AGM Meeting Minutes - 2019 - 2021 (approved) Governance, BCIA Board, Newsletters and Reports, AGM Reports 2022-07-20 2021 BCIA AGM Minutes with Q&A.pdf , 2019 AGM Minutes - Approved.pdf view
Treasurers Report Presentation - 2020 - 2022 Newsletters and Reports, AGM Reports 2022-07-20 2022 AGM Treasurer's Report.pdf , 2021 AGM Treasurer's Report.pdf , 2020 Treasurers Report Presentation.pdf view
Annual Reports 2020- 2022 Governance, Newsletters and Reports, AGM Reports
2022-07-20 2022-AGM-REPORT.pdf , 2021 AGM REPORT_0.pdf , 2020 -BCIA AGM Report_1.pdf view
BC Recognition Award - Past Recipients Newsletters and Reports

The BCIA Recognition award may be presented to a BCIA Registrant who has demonstrated exemplary service to BCIA. This award is not active. 

2022-07-20 BCIA Recognition Award Recipients.pdf view
Distinguished Agrologist Award - Past Recipients Newsletters and Reports

The Distinguished Professional Agrologist award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) for meritorious service to the BCIA over the recipient's career. This award is not active. 

2022-07-20 Distiguished Agrologist Award Recipients.pdf view
Mentor of the Year - Past Recipients Newsletters and Reports 2022-07-20 Mentor of the Year 2009 to present.pdf view
Agrologist of the Year - Past Recipients Newsletters and Reports 2022-07-20 Agrologist of the Year 1972 to Present.pdf view
Agrologist of the Year Guidelines Policies and Guidelines, Forms

The Agrologist of the Year award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) or Technical Agrologist (TAg) who has made a significant contribution to British Columbia's agricultural, natural resources or environmental science sectors. 

2022-07-20 Guidelines for Agrologist of the Year.pdf view
Mentor of the Year Guidelines Policies and Guidelines, Forms

The Mentor of the Year award may be presented to an active Professional Agrologist (PAg) or Technical Agrologist (TAg) who epitomizes the values and leadership of a mentor.

2022-07-20 Guidelines for BCIA Mentor of the Year.pdf view
PD Audit Information Brochure Policies and Guidelines, Professional Development 2022-07-20 Brochure PD Audit process info.pdf view
Professional Seal - Digital Signature (Notarius) Profession of Agrology, Forms 2022-07-20 BCIA Digital Signature information - Notarius.pdf view
Professional Seal Guidelines Forms, Profession of Agrology

Professional Seals are available for Professional Agrologists (PAg) and Technical Agrologists (TAg).

2022-07-20 FINAL Signing and Sealing Guidelines_October 15, 2022.pdf view
Professional Development Guidelines Policies and Guidelines, Professional Development

The British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) is committed to Professional Development and Standards to assist Registrants in maintaining professional knowledge, abilities, and skills.

2022-07-18 PD Guidelines Jan 27, 2023.pdf view
Enforcement of Professional Development Non-Compliance Policies and Guidelines, Professional Development 2022-07-18 Enforcement of Professional Development Non-Compliance.pdf view
Articling Coordinator and Mentoring Guide Articling Program 2022-07-18 Articling Coordinator and Mentor guide.pdf view
Mentoring Agreement Form Forms, Articling Program 2022-07-18 Mentoring-Agreement.pdf view
Articling Program Checklist Forms, Articling Program 2022-07-18 Articling Program Checklist - Apr 2018.pdf , Articling Program Checklist - Feb 2021.pdf view
Articling Program Journal Articling Program 2022-07-18 Articling Journal- complete.pdf view
Approved Course Listings for Application Applications

 11 BC universities are currently listed.

2022-07-18 BCIT Approved Courses_Jan 24, 2023.pdf , KPU Approved Courses_Nov 30, 2022.pdf , RRU Approved Courses_Jan 11, 2013.pdf , SFU Approved Courses_Jan 11, 2023.pdf , TRU Approved Courses_Oct 8, 2022.pdf , UBC Approved Courses_Jan 11, 2023.pdf , UBCO Approved Courses_Nov 23, 2022.pdf , UFV Approved Courses_Nov 25, 2022.pdf , UNBC Approved Courses_Nov 24, 2022.pdf , UVIC Approved Courses_Oct 17, 2022.pdf , VIU Approved Courses_Jan 16, 2023.pdf view
Expedited Admission Request - Application Applications

Professionals who have the required educational requirements and work experience may be eligible for immediate full status registration within the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) through its Expedited Admission Program.

2022-07-18 Expedited Admission Request, Dec 17, 2022.pdf view
Technical Agrologist (TAg) Application Applications 2022-07-18 TAg Approved Diploma Programs.pdf , Technical Agrologist Scope of Practice_March 2020.pdf , TAg PPT Presentation.pdf view
Approved University CE Courses Applications 2022-07-18 Continuing Education Approved Courses_Oct 2022.pdf view
Application Definitions Applications

Definitions Pertaining to Foundational Science Course, Agrology Course, Senior Level Course and Recognized University

2022-07-18 Application definitions.pdf view
Academic Worksheet - AAg and ATAg Applications 2022-07-18 BCIA AAg Academic Worksheet.pdf , BCIA ATAg Academic Worksheet.pdf , Example of BCIA Academic Worksheet.pdf view
Travel Expense Policy Policies and Guidelines 2022-07-18 BCIA Travel Expense Policy.pdf view
Committee Terms of Reference BCIA Board, Comittees, Policies and Guidelines

BCIA currently has 7 standing committees.  View the Terms of Reference for each committee.

2022-07-18 Audit and Practice Review TOR_0.pdf , Communications Working Group TOR.pdf , Credentials Committee TOR.pdf , Discipline Committee TOR.pdf , Governance Committee TOR.pdf , Investigation Committee TOR.pdf , Nomination Committee TOR.pdf view
BCIA Fee Schedule Governance, Policies and Guidelines

Registrants must pay admission, practice, or any other fees or financial levies as determined by Council.

2022-07-18 Schedule C - Fees.pdf view
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