OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To promote the certification and education of maintenance personnel to a level that will ensure the ability of the emergency service personnel to perform their functions safely and to the benefit of the general public.
What is the E.V.T.A. of B.C.
The Emergency Vehicle Technicians Association of BC is comprised of vehicle maintenance personnel from within the Emergency Services field and other interested sectors of local government and private industry. The Association was formed in 2007 as a non-profit Society under the BC Societies Act, providing both transparency in its operation and a democratically elected body. Our members have control of the Association and its function. The purpose of the EVTA of BC is to facilitate training and promote educational processes. EVTA of BC offers a platform to network with other technicians on matters regarding emergency vehicle/apparatus maintenance, repair, guidelines and standards.
Why should I become a member?
One of the goals of this Association is to help promote improved standards for emergency vehicle maintenance and to advance the Emergency Vehicle Technician profession. EVTA of BC holds Annual Training Seminars that offer a variety of preparatory workshops related to the written exams for all levels of the EVT Certification Program. Leading industry professionals are brought in to instruct these in-depth workshops. The workshops offer an opportunity for our members to obtain the skills they need to successfully challenge the EVT Certification exams, to network with each other and to obtain some exposure to a variety of trade related vendors and suppliers who are an important direct contact for them as they pursue their career.
Do I need to be a member of EVTA of BC to attend the Annual Training Seminars?
Yes, you are required to be a member in good standing (annual dues paid) with the Emergency Vehicle Technicians Association of B.C. to attend our Annual Training Seminars.
What is the cost of an EVTA of BC Membership?
A membership with the Emergency Vehicle Technicians Association of BC currently costs $60.00 per year.
How do I join ?
To join, please complete our new member Registration Form. Instructions for submitting your membership request are noted on the lower part of the registration form.