The Elevating Devices Certification Program was launched on July 1, 2013. The program has been developed in collaboration with the elevating devices industry. The goal of this program is to establish consistent certification standards in order to improve safety throughout the industry.
BCSA will be transitioning the BC elevating industry into the program over a 1 year period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
View the EDMC update Power Point Presentation from the May 2nd, 2013 Contractor Meeting that includes the transition period timeline.
As of July 1, 2014, all individuals working as mechanics in the elevating industry must be certified mechanics or registered as Mechanics in Training.
The application and exam processes will take place in phases and will based on the 5 different pathways for application available during the transition period:
View a sample completed application form.
|July 1, 2013||Applications for Grandparenting, Challenge and Granted Pathways Open|
|October 1, 2013||Applications close for the Grandparenting Pathway|
|December 31, 2013||Applications close for the Challenge and Granted Pathways|
|January 1, 2014||Mechanic-in-Training applications open and exams begin|
|June 30, 2014||Transition Period ends|
Class A Program Outline
Class C Program Outline
Class H Program Outline