Government of New Brunswick

The AOC Board is the ultimate advisory body appointed by the Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour as an independent body equally representing industry employers’ and employees’ interests. The Board has both a policy advisory and a regulatory authority role on matters of apprenticeship and certification and is responsible for certifying specific levels of competency in a number of occupations.

The Board includes a chairperson with equal representation of members representing employers and members representing employees. In addition, there are two members of the Standing Committee, three representatives from the training sector (NBCC, CCNB and the NB Association of Career Colleges), and two from government.