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. By applying stringent accreditation procedures, mandatory professional development, and conduct standards, including rigorous complaint and discipline procedures, BCIA and its Registrants protect the public interest in the province's agricultural, environmental, and natural resource sectors.
The attached document includes a summary of the following:
- Regulated Designations and Scopes of Practice
- Interplay Between Regulated Professionals
- Practice Areas 2022
- Agrologists' Interactions with Other Professionals
- A Chart of Interactions Between PGA Regulated Professionals in Actual Projects
Reserved practice ("Practice Rights") is now in force for our profession as of September 1, 2022. A primary foundation of those rights are definitions of agrology practice areas that are clear, accountable, and enforceable. This has been done in a document entitled Practice Areas - A Summary for BCIA Registrants and Applicants and should be viewed in tandem with The Profession of Agrology - A Summary.