ASTTBC, under the ASTTBC Act and Regulations, certifies
Registered Public Works Technicians and Certified Public Works Inspectors.
Registered Public Works Technicians (RPWT), work under supervision of senior public works department staff or professionals and assist in providing day to day services that include monitoring, adjusting, repairing, and servicing water systems, roads, sidewalks, parks and buildings.
Certified Public Works Inspectors (CPWI) work with municipal, provincial, contractors, consulting engineering firms and inspection companies and will offer services at an entry level involving inspections and testing to more advanced levels of responsibility including taking control of public works inspection projects.
The designations are awarded by the ASTT Public Works Certification Board to Public Works Technicians and Public Works Inspectors who meet the ASTTBC competency and enrollment standards.
Members of ASTTBC are committed to a mandatory Continuing Professional Development Policy and held to an Ethics and Professionalism in Practice Policy.
Certified Public Works Inspectors (CPWI) may be certified at one of three levels and have education and work experience in one or more civil engineering technology specialties and apply their knowledge, skills and experience when overseeing projects to make sure contractors comply with design , codes , bylaws and quality standards.
CPWI's are governed by the ASTT Act and Regulations, including a professional Code of Ethics.
Registered Public Works Technician (RPWT) work under supervision of senior works department staff and provide services to municipalities and communities to maintain infrastructure and assets. RPWT's conduct repairs and preventative maintenance of roads, sidewalks, buildings, parks, water supply and wastewater systems. RPWT's are governed by the ASTT Act and Regulations, including a professional Code of Ethics.