NPPE Exam

In order to be licensed as a professional with PEGNL, all applicants must pass the National Professional Practice and Ethics Exam (NPPE).

NPPE Exam

National Professional Practice & Ethics Exam

All applicants for professional licensure are required to pass an examination to confirm they have sufficient knowledge of the ethical considerations and obligations that accompany the privilege of professional status, and the legal concepts relevant to the professional practice of engineering and geosciences in Canada. This examination is called the National Professional Practice and Ethics Examination (NPPE).

 

Information regarding the NPPE is found at the NPPE website.

Candidates should review the website in detail, as it contains important information on the following topics:

  • Exam Information
  • Preparation
  • Exam Administration Process
  • Exam Security
  • Results

 

You must Register for the NPPE through PEGNL.

2024 Exam Dates 

Exam Dates Registration Deadline
January 22-24, 2024 December 1, 2023
April 8-10, 2024 February 16, 2024
June 3-5, 2024 April 26, 2024
September 9-11, 2024 July 12, 2024
November 18-20, 2024 October 4, 2024

 

Practice Standards & Guidelines

PEGNL publishes practice standards and guidelines for the purpose of educating its license holders and the public about matters of professional practice.

Practice Guideline for Authenticating Professional Documents

This Guideline describes how and when a professional member’s stamp and a permit holder’s stamp shall be used for authenticating professional documents.

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Guideline for Permit Holders and Companies Employing Engineers and Geoscientists

This Guideline specifies when a permit to practice is required. It also outlines the requirements of organizations operating under a permit to practice and the expectations of non-permit holding companies that employ engineers and/or geoscientists.

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Guideline for Areas of Practice Spanning Engineering and Geoscience

This Guideline explores the potential areas of overlap between geotechnical or geological engineering and engineering geology. It provides guidance for both professions working in this space, emphasizing the need for collaboration from both professions in certain situations to ensure that the primary mandate of public protection is met.

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Member-in-Training Applicants

Members-in-Training (Engineer-in-Training or Geoscientist-in-Training) meet the academic requirements for registration but have not yet fulfilled other requirements for registration.

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Professional Licensure Applicants

Professional licensure is granted to any applicant who meets the requirements for registration. There are two categories of professional licensure: (P. Eng.) and (P. Geo.)

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Professional Licensure Transfer Applicants

Professional engineers or geoscientists who are licensed and in good standing in another province or territory in Canada can transfer their registration to PEGNL.

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Limited Licensure Applicants

A limited licensee is a member of PEGNL who has the right to independently practice engineering or geoscience within a defined individualized scope of practice.

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Permit to Practice Applicants

Section 8(2) of the Act, 2008 requires that any entity that provides the services of a professional member to the public must have a Permit to Practice.

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announcements & events

announcements

02.22.2024

Member Announcements – February 22

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

02.15.2024

Member Announcements – February 15

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

02.08.2024

Member Announcements – February 8

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

02.01.2024

Member Announcements – February 1

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

01.25.2024

Member Announcements – January 25

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

01.18.2024

Member Announcements – January 18

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

01.11.2024

Member Announcements – January 11

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

01.04.2024

Member Announcements – January 4

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

12.01.2023

Member Announcements – December 21

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

12.01.2023

Member Announcements – December 1

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on PD opportunities, PEGNL, Industry and other general interest sessions which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

events

April 5, 2023

Asset Management and Municipalities: Engineer’s Role

Location: Virtual

March 8, 2023

Beyond the Glass Ceiling

Location: Virtual

March 15, 2023

Deadline for PEGNL BoD Nominations

June 9, 2023

Annual AGM

Location: Virtual

January 23, 2023

NPPE Exam January 2023 Administration Dates

Location: Virtual

November 1, 2022

Annual License and Permit Renewals for 2023 Opens

Location: PEGNL Member Portal

February 24, 2023

Deadline to register with PEGNL for Spring/Summer 2023 Technical Examinations sitting

Location: Contact PEGNL