How do I join CAPC?
The CAPC accreditation process is straightforward. It involves:
Step 1: Sending in an application package consisting of
- A completed Application Form (your CV may contain much of the information required);
- A portfolio containing at least five projects that represent the area (or areas) for which you are seeking accreditation (see examples of specialization in conservation and conservation science)
- Three letters of reference;
- Proof of Canadian citizenship, landed immigrant status or working principally in Canada;
- Transcripts from conservation training institutions (if applicable);
- A non-refundable Application fee of $50 for each accreditation specialty
Step 2: Your submitted Portfolio will be peer-reviewed
- All documents pertaining to an application are treated as confidential.
Step 3: An interview will be scheduled to discuss portfolio and practice
- The Board of Examiners that is selected for your Portfolio review and interview must meet with your approval.
- Examination interviews may be scheduled during the annual CAC conference held in the Spring.
- CAPC regulations contain more detailed information about the accreditation process and qualifications for membership.
Step 4: Registration Fees and Membership Renewal
- The Registration fee for new members is $100. This amount also covers the annual membership fee for the first year.
- Thereafter, the annual CAPC membership renewal fee is currently $85.
Please send your complete application package to the CAPC Membership Chair.