Abbreviations & Registration Types

  • AFP: Affiliated Forest Professionals
  • AFP-A/R: Affiliated Forest Professional – Academic/Research
  • ATC: Accredited Timber Cruiser
  • ATE: Accredited Timber Evaluator
  • FIT: Forester-in-Training
  • FTech: Forest Technician
  • Honorary Member (non-registrant)
  • Life Member (non-practising)
  • Limited Licence (contact FPBC for limits on this license to practice)
  • LOA: Leave of Absence (non-practising)
  • NRP: Natural Resource Professional
  • Ret: Retired Registrant (non-practising)
  • RPF: practising Registered Professional Forester
  • RFT: practising Registered Forest Technologist
  • SAS: Silvicultural Accredited Surveyor
  • SNP: Standing Non-practising
  • TFT: Trainee Forest Technologist
  • TNRP: Trainee Natural Resource Professional
  • Transferring Forest Professionals 
  • Visiting Forest Professionals

*Category of registrant also indicates any additional certifications in a technical occupation.