We certify SCOs in the following disciplines:
- Pressure Equipment
- Amusement Rides
- Passenger Ropeways
Permit issuers are individuals who have been designated the power to issue permits in certain situations where technical safety codes officer skills and knowledge are not needed.
The Council provides non-mandatory training on the duties and responsibilities of permit issuers. Permit Issuers (Course ID 100180) is available as an online, self-paced course. Register via Council Connect.
What is the Council’s role?
The Safety Codes Council certifies safety codes officers, ensuring that the people providing frontline services in the safety codes system have the skills they need. This includes:
- Determining entrance requirements for each discipline we oversee;
- Developing and updating SCO training;
- Ensuring SCOs stay up-to-date on changes in codes, technologies, and the safety codes system;
- Upholding the SCO Code of Ethics.