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. ICTCMV is one of the schools giving TCM educational programs recognized by CTCMA.
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. ICTCMV is an EQA-designated institution.
The Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education 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. ICTCMV is an institution designated by PTIB.
The British Columbia student aid program (StudentAid BC) offers loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships to help pay for postsecondary education. To be eligible for student aid, you must attend a designated institution and be enrolled in an eligible program. ICTCMV is a designated institution and meets the criteria to administer the StudentAid BC program.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) requires a letter of acceptance from a designated learning institution to apply for a study permit on or after June 1, 2014. The Designated Learning Institution number of International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver is O19394941076.