Industry Training Organizations
Industry Training Organizations (ITOs) are the mechanism by which the ITA is giving industry lead responsibility for improving industry training in a specific sector. They are not-for-profit legal entities with responsibility for designated industry training programs.ITOs are established by industry, and are accountable to and co-funded by the ITA.
ITOs: Moving Forward with Industry Training Reform
ITO Discussion Paper (pdf)
Automotive Training Standards Organization (ATSO) – www.autoapprentice.com
The Automotive Training Standards Organization(ATSO) is sanctioned by the ITA under theIndustry Training Authority Actas the Industry Training Organization (ITO) for the automotive industry in British Columbia. The organization will support the BC automotive industry with training and credentialing that effectively matches the supply of appropriately skilled workers with industry needs.
Automotive Training Standards Organization (ATSO)
Unit #1 8980 Fraserwood Court
Burnaby, BC V5J 5H7
Tel: (604) 419-3626
Web Site: www.autoapprentice.com
Chief Executive Officer: Lloyd Stamm
Transportation Career Development Association of BC (TCDA)
TransCDA's mission is to enable high-quality training, skills and career development services to employers and workers in transportation sectors in British Columbia.
BC Transportation ITO Mandate Statement (156kb pdf)
Transportation Career Development Association
102 - 211 Columbia Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 2R5
Main (604) 998-4510
Fax (604) 998-4511
Web Site: www.transportationcareers.ca
Chief Executive Officer: Russel Robertson
PROPEL™ – A division of go2 Tourism HR Society, PROPELis sanctioned by the ITA as the ITO for the tourismand hospitality industry in British Columbia. Its mandate is to provide an effective industry-driven training coordinating function by defining industry training needs, setting industry training and occupational standards, measuring industry training results, and directly interfacing with public, private and K-12 training providers.
Propel go2 08-09 Training Plan Summary (11.3kb pdf)
Propel go2 07-08 Annual Report (1.9MB pdf)
Propel go2 07-08 Service Plan (428kb pdf)
go2 07-08 Q1 Report (512kb pdf)
go2 07-08 Training Purchase Plan Summary (12kb pdf)
go2 Mandate Statement (131kb pdf)
Suite 450, One Bentall Centre 505 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V7X 1M3
Tel: (604) 633-9787
Web Site: www.go2propel.ca
Director Industry Training:Debbie Yule
HortEducationBC (HEBC) – www.horteducationbc.com
HortEducationBC is the new industry training organization (ITO) that will serve the ornamental horticulture industry in BC.The organization will provide service to the horticulture industry by coordinating the skill needs of employers, workers and trainees in horticulture with training and education programs and services delivered by training providers.
#102 5783 - 176A Street
Surrey, BC V3S 6S6
Tel: (604) 575-3239
Web Site: www.horteducationbc.com
Chief Executive Officer: Anne Kadwell
Residential Construction Industry Training Organization (RCITO)
The Residential Construction Industry Training Organization of British Columbia (RCITO) promotes, develops, coordinates and manages the delivery of effective and efficient industry training and trades qualifications in the BC residential construction industry by responding to the skills and training needs of employers and workers.
Residential Construction ITO (RCITO)
BCIT Bldg NW5
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby BC V5G 3H2
Web Site: www.ritobc.ca
Chief Executive Officer: Mary Kenny
Resource Training Organization (RTO) – RTO is sanctioned by the ITA as the ITO with responsibility for training programs of particular relevance to a cross-sectoral group of employers made up of large enterprises in the mining and smelting, oil and gas, pulp and paper, and solid wood sectors.
RTO Mandate Statement (37kb pdf)
Chief Executive Officer: Doug MacLaren