Independent School Teaching Certificate

Teachers at B.C. independent and First Nations schools (classified as group 1, 2, or 4) must have an Independent School Teaching Certificate (ISTC) or a Certificate of Qualification.

Certificate categories

Learn about the different types of valid certifications for teaching in B.C.’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 independent school system.

Requirements to apply

Find out what the requires are to apply for an Independent School Teaching Certificate.