Government of New Brunswick


Private Trainers delivering programs to enhance or improve a person's employability are required to register under the Private Occupational Training Act (Act) in order to receive a certificate of registration.


Private Trainers delivering any programs in excess of 21 hours for which a tuition is collected. They are required to register under the Act and to provide Financial Security (Surety Bond or Irrevocable Letter of Credit) for the first two years of operation. All students enrolled in a registered program are required to pay a 1% Student Protection Fee, which must be submitted by the training organization along with the student list.


The Private Occupational Training Branch regulates the private occupational training sector in order to provide protection for students' investments and support a vibrant, healthy private training sector.

Changes To Fees

This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:


Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
Registrations - keeper or operator 
  An application for registration or renewal of registration as a training organization700.002012-04-01
  Registration as an agent, representative, salesperson, teacher, or instructor25.001997-01-01
  Registration of programs (each)100.002012-04-01
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