The Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body (NCB) manages the Canadian program that certifies individuals to perform non-destructive testing (NDT). First College is registered by the National Certification Body.


The BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry reviews and recognizes Health Care Assistant (HCA) programs in BC. First College is on the list of educational institutions that offer recognized Health Care Assistant (HCA) programs in British Columbia. It is important to complete a recognized HCA program so that you can be registered to work as an HCA in BC.

The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations. First College is registered by The Private Training Institutions Branch.

Guo TCM Clinic

First College is currently in a partnership with Guo TCM Clinic that offer Beginner Level of Chinese Massage Certificate Program. Mr. Yubin Guo (Registration Number: 03603) is a Registered TCM Practitioner from College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA).