- Apply for assessment of your qualifications with the Professional Standards Board (PSB)
- Following successful assessment by the PSB, submit confirmation and payment of membership fees to PIBC
- Receive formal admission to Candidate membership by PIBC Council
Becoming a Pre-Candidate with the Planning Institute of British Columbia is an excellent opportunity for individuals pursuing a career in planning and who intend to seek Candidate and ultimately Certified membership and 'Registered Professional Planner' status with the Institute to get connected with the profession and the Institute, if they are not yet eligible for admission to Candidate membership.
This includes individuals who hold a degree from a university planning school/program which is formally accredited by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) & Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC), but who are not currently employed in planning. It also includes individuals who are employed in planning but who do not hold an accredited planning degree and are not yet eligible for admission to Candidate membership.
To apply for Pre-Candidate Membership, click here.
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