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How to Use the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition Process

  1. Overview
  2. What is the PLAR Process?
  3. Qualifications Requirements for Licences
  4. Qualifications Pre-screening & PLAR Self-assessment Forms
  5. Starting a PLAR Review
  6. Necessary Evidence
  7. Choosing Nominees
  8. Unsuccessful Reviews


General contractors who are constructing single family homes and small residential buildings under Part 9 of the BC Building Code must meet a qualification standard before the Registrar will issue a new licence.

Some applicants may choose to qualify via a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) review.