Technical Examinations (Engineering)

Applicants who have not completed an accredited or recognized engineering program may be assigned technical examinations to demonstrate their academic qualifications.

Technical Examinations (Engineering)

For an applicant who has not completed an accredited or recognized engineering program, PEGNL, based on an assessment of the applicant’s academic credentials, may assign to the applicant either confirmatory examinations or a deficiency examination program.
Technical examinations are only available for engineering applicants. There are currently no technical examinations for geoscience applicants.

Examination Syllabi

Examinations are based on Engineers Canada’s Examination Syllabi. The Examination Syllabi include Basic Studies, Complementary Studies, and Discipline-specific Studies.

Examination Administration

Technical examinations are offered through an online platform and proctored virtually. PEGNL participates in the online examination platform and proctoring offered through Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) in partnership with The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO).
More information on the examinations is available here.

Examination Registration

Candidates must register for examinations through PEGNL HERE. The candidate must indicate which exam(s) they wish to write. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure they are selecting the correct exams.

All candidates must review EGBC’s Candidate Guide for Online Examinations prior to registering. This guide includes important information on the examinations and booking process.
Registered candidates will receive an email from PEGNL with further instructions on the exam and how to confirm their booking, including booking their examination timeslot with eProctor.

Upcoming Examination Schedule (Subject to Change)

The following schedule is based on the most recent information PEGNL has received and is subject to change. It is strongly recommended that candidates check EGBC’s examination page regularly for updates.

 

Spring/Summer 2024 Sitting

Registration Deadline with PEGNL February 26, 2024
Exam Schedule Released TBD
eProctor Canada Booking Window TBD
Examination Sitting TBD *Applicants should be prepared to write as early as May 1, 2024

 

Fall/Winter 2024 Sitting

Registration Deadline with PEGNL July 29, 2024
Exam Schedule Released TBD
eProctor Canada Booking Window TBD
Examination Sitting TBD

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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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