The Allied Science Trainee Forest Technologist (ASTFT) program is for individuals who have completed technology diplomas from an unrecognized/non-accredited diploma program or a foreign program in forestry or an allied discipline.
You may be eligible for ASTFT registration if you have:
If you want to apply for the ASTFT program, you must complete the following steps:
Confirm your Eligibility
You must have FPBC confirm you meet the eligibility requirements before applying for registration. This is done through the FPBC Eligibility Screening Process
Prepare Your Application
You will be required to submit the follow as apart of your application for registration.
You must provide official transcripts for all education programs you have completed.
Transcripts should be mailed to:
Forest Professionals BC
602 – 1281 W. Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6E 3J7
You must upload a current resume that outlines all relevant education and work experience you have completed to date.
Sponsor and Articling Agreement
You must identify an individual who is willing and authorized to sponsor you during your time as a trainee. Practising RPFs are authorized to sponsor trainees enrolled in the FIT, TFT, ASFIT and ASTFT programs. Practising RFTs are authorized to sponsor people enrolled in the TFT and ASTFT programs.
There are two fees that you must submit as apart of your application for registration:
Once you are deemed eligible to apply and have collected all your documents, you can submit an application for registration.