Engineers Canada

The Elements of Engineering Regulation

Engineer regulators make use of the Elements by reconciling them with their own regulatory protocols. 

Input NeededEngineers Canada is seeking expert feedback. Your input is requested on the following Framework Elements.    
(Further detail and criteria is included within each link below)

Element Supporting Information
Accountability of organizations engaged in the practice of professional engineering  

Applicants registered in another province or territory

 
Authentication of academic documents  
Code of ethics National guideline on the code of ethics
National guideline on the practice of engineering in Canada

Competency assessment of work experience

 
Complaints and investigation procedures  
Complaint, investigation and discipline principles  
Continuing professional development  
Convention refugee applicants

Briefing note
Facilitating the integration of convention refugees

Definition of the practice of professional engineering National guideline on the practice of engineering in Canada

Discipline practices and conduct of discipline hearings

 
Enforcement practices  
Fairness in registration practices   
Licensing requirements and competencies: Engineer-in-training

Guideline on Admission to the Practice of Engineering in Canada (document currently under review)
National guideline on the professional practice examination
National guideline for the engineer-in-training program
National guideline on mentoring programs
National guideline on assuming responsibility for the work of engineers-in-training

Licensing requirements and competencies: Limited Licence  
Licensing requirements and competencies: Professional Engineer Guideline on Admission to the Practice of Engineering in Canada (document currently under review)
National guideline on the professional practice examination
National guideline on continuing professional development and continuing competence for professional engineers

National guideline on good character
National guideline on the code of ethics
National guideline on the practice of engineering in Canada

Legislative authorities Legislative authorities comparison spreadsheet
Negotiating International recognition agreements How to use the Element
Objects of the Engineering regulators  

Professionalism assessment; law, ethics and good character

 
Proof of identity of applicants for registration Final Report Verifying and Authenticating Academic
Public identification of engineering expertise  
Titles, rights and responsibilities of license holders  

Sentencing guidelines

 

Supervision and mobility of engineers-in-training

 

Technical examinations

 
Potential elements and priorities  

For more information

For more information contact Kathryn Sutherland, Vice-President, Governance at kathryn.sutherland@engineerscanada.ca