Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How long does it take to process my application?
    There is a timing consideration to convene a meeting of the Certification Board, but on an average we anticipate that the process should take 3 to 4 months to complete applications.

  2. How often will I have to renew my Certification?
    There is an annual requirement of a minimum of 60 hours of professional development in each 3-year period.

  3. Am I obligated to get my Certification?
    Certification is a voluntary program, and no one is obligated to participate.

  4. Is there a fee to process my application?
    There is a fee to begin the process and a fee per year to maintain your certificate. The schedule of fees is posted on the certification website.

  5. Is my Certification recognized across Canada?
    Absolutely - Canada's bus industry supports the Certification program and numerous companies have contributed to its development.

  6. Will having my Certification mean an increase in salary?
    Certification is not directly linked to salary scales, however being a Certified Training Instructor will ensure that your qualifications and abilities are recognized by bus companies across Canada.


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Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada (MCPCC), 10350 Yonge Street, Suite 206, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 5K9
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