June 2015

OQM Training Session

Status: Registration for this event is closed. Contact [email protected] for further details.
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Organizational Quality Management Training Course
Location: Burnaby - APEGBC Office
4010 Regent St.
Burnaby, BC
V5C 6N2
Credit: 8 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $200.00 + GST = $210.00
OQM Certification Training Session.

APEGBC's Organizational Quality Management (OQM) Program has been developed to improve the quality management of professional engineering and geoscience practices at the individual and organizational level. This voluntary program offers certification to participating organizations.

The OQM Program offers organizations employing APEGBC professionals the opportunity to implement or adapt in-house quality management policies and procedures consistent with the requirements of the Engineers and Geoscientists Act and Bylaws.

Note: $100 of the training fee is credited to the organization's first annual certification fee, to a maximum of $200 per organization.

There are many benefits to OQM Certification. Depending on the organizations area of practice, its size (sole practitioners included), and the products and/or services it offers, the benefits may significantly differ. One thing that remains consistent is that OQM Certification benefits your business, clients and ultimately the public.                       

Realize the benefits of having your firm OQM Certified:
  • Insurance Discount
  • Recognition/Brand Building
  • Industry Demand
  • Efficiency
  • Random Practice Review Exemption
  • Risk Management
  • Connection/Relevance
  • Compliance
  • Education
This full day OQM Certification training session is for representatives from organizations seeking or interested in OQM Certification. It covers the 7 quality management requirements in the Engineers and Geoscientist Act and the APEGBC bylaws, and how to implement or adapt policies and procedures within your organization in order to become OQM Certified.

For more information on OQM Certification visit www.apeg.bc.ca/oqm

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