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Let's start 2023 with some important news that will affect all of us, within this trade, here in BC.

Yes, mandatory certification for all our skilled trades workers will be phased in beginning in 2024.

Mandatory Certification Is Coming

See the BC government news release published on December 1st. B.C. making changes to support good trades jobs, tackle labour shortages

This means we have one year to prepare and begin to make adjustments.

I would strongly suggest you pass this information on to all your coworkers, employees, and friends within this industry who, no doubt, will have an interest.

Yes, there will be many questions.


The best place to ask these questions and engage in the conversation with the rest of our industry, here in BC, is right here on ASBN.

More precisely, through our ASBN Connect system, which is openly accessible to all registered network members.

If you are logged in, just post your comments, questions, and/or suggestions below, which is a direct connection to the forums for this topic.

If you are not a network member,  register now. It's free to all who depend on this industry.