Reasons to become a Registered Professional Forester and a member of the ARPFNB

Demonstrates your commitment to the profession.

Since membership is voluntary, it is a clear indication of your willingness to invest in your own professional development.

Establishes your professional credentials.

The program serves as an impartial, third-party endorsement of your knowledge, skills, and experience.

Reflects personal achievement.

Achieving RPF status demonstrates your competence by confirming proficiency, career involvement, and knowledge.

Improves your career opportunities.

RPF certification gives you an edge when being considered for promotions and other career opportunities.

Enhances skills and knowledge.

RPFs have displayed excellence in passing RPF Registration Exam, which deals with relevant NB legislation and the ARPFNB Code of Ethics.

Enhances the professional image.

The RPF program seeks to grow, promote, and develop foresters who can stand as examples of excellence in the field.

Builds self-esteem.

Certification sets a standard you will begin to define yourself by. You will see yourself as a certified professional who can control his or her own professional destiny and find a deep sense of personal satisfaction.

Prepares you for additional job responsibilities.

More and more employers are in the process of requiring RPF certification for employment and promotion.

Gives professional recognition from peers.

As a RPF you can expect increased recognition for taking that extra step in your professional development.



The Association of Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick
1350 Regent Street, Suite 221, Fredericton, NB E3C 2G6
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