College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA)
The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA) is the official professional regulatory authority that regulates the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture in the province of British Columbia. The College serves and protects the public interest by regulating and advancing safe, ethical and quality traditional Chinese medicine practice in British Columbia. TCICTCM is one of the schools offering TCM educational programs recognized by CTCMA.
Education Quality Assurance (EQA)
The Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation is British Columbia’s brand for quality post-secondary education. EQA is a voluntary mechanism available to all eligible post-secondary institutions in B.C. TCICTCM is an EQA-designated institution.
Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB)
The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills administers the Private Training Act and associated regulations. It is the regulatory body for private career training institutions in BC and sets basic education standards for registered private career training institutions in British Columbia. TCICTCM is an institution designated by PTIB.
The British Columbia student aid program (StudentAid BC) offers loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships to help pay for post-secondary education. To be eligible for student aid, you must attend a designated institution and be enrolled in an eligible program. TCICTCM is a designated institution and meets the criteria to administer the StudentAid BC program.
StudentAid BC videos for students about financial assistance:
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) requires a letter of acceptance from a designated learning institution to apply for a study permit since June 1, 2014. The Designated Learning Institution number of Tzu Chi International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is O19394941076.
EduCanada is a brand that supports the international education offer of Canadian provinces and territories.
The EduCanada brand is the result of collaboration between the provinces and territories through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), and Global Affairs Canada. It is a protected trademark of the Government of Canada and is subject to a Master Licence Agreement between the parties. Any unauthorized reproduction is prohibited.
Tzu Chi International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is an institution that meets the criteria for brand eligibility and has applied and been authorized by CMEC to use the brand through a mandatory process that includes brand training and the signing of a brand sub-licence agreement.