You are eligible for benefits under the BCPSEA Buying Group Benefits Program if you are actively working in a permanent or elected position related to the public or private educational system in British Columbia and are receiving regular remuneration for services rendered.

An Employee becomes eligible for benefits coverage in accordance with the eligibility requirements and the waiting period(s) outlined in each benefit under the Details section in “My Plan”.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be in an eligible class
  • Work a minimum hours per week
  • Have completed the waiting period, and
  • Be “actively at work” on the eligibility date.

When you become eligible to receive benefits the following steps will be taken:

  • The Benefits Administrator will provide you with the BCPSEA Benefits website address to access the BCPSEA Benefits Enrolment form. You must complete and sign the BCPSEA Benefits Enrolment form and provide this form to the Benefits Administrator.
  • When you become eligible for benefits and choose not to enroll you must complete and sign a Waiver of Coverage Form and provide it to your Benefits Administrator.
  • If you do not have access to the Internet, the Benefits Administrator will provide you with hard copies of the required enrolment forms.
  • Benefits Administrator advises you of the employee self-access tools and information on the BCPSEA Benefits website, including the details of the BCPSEA benefit plans for your District in “My Plan”.