Individual Audit Program begins July 1

Posted on May 29, 2023

As required by the Professional Governance Act, Engineers and Geoscientists BC will begin its new audit program for individual registrants July 1.

The Individual Audit Program is designed as a proactive, quality-assurance check on those practising engineering and geoscience in BC. It is intended to be a constructive process to educate registrants on their regulatory requirements.

Individual registrants who are audited through the program will have their compliance with regulatory requirements reviewed. Areas assessed include continuing education, quality management, code of ethics, and declared practice areas.

Registrants will be chosen for audits through a random selection process, based on risk-based criteria. Each year, the Board will determine the percentage of individual registrants who will undergo an audit; the first-year target is to audit one percent of individual registrants. The Individual Audit Program does not apply to firms or sole proprietors, which have a separate process.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC hopes to use the program to identify professional practice trends and address those that may impact the safety, health, and welfare of the public and the protection of the environment. The audits also provide direction to the organization in developing new programs and modifying existing programs to improve operations.

For more information or to download the program guide, visit the Individual Audit Program webpage.

Questions regarding this program can be directed to [email protected].

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