ATTENTION LICENSE HOLDERS AND MEMBERS: The deadline to renew for 2023 is December 31, 2022. 

ATTENTION LICENSE HOLDERS AND MEMBERS: The deadline to renew for 2023 is December 31, 2022. 

ATTENTION LICENSE HOLDERS AND MEMBERS: The deadline to renew for 2023 is December 31, 2022. 

Resources

PEGNL offers numerous resources to its professional members. Existing tools and resources are available to support their work, including resources developed specifically for Newfoundland and Labrador.

Academic Qualifications

Technical Examinations Online Registration Form

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Engineers Canada Examination Syllabi

PEGNL uses the Engineers Canada Examination Syllabi to assess education content of applicants without a Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) accredited degree or a degree recognized as substantially equivalent.

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EGBC Academic Exams Website

This website contains important information on the technical academic examinations program. All technical examination candidates are strongly encouraged to review this website before starting the exam registration process.

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Geoscience Knowledge and Experience Requirements

PEGNL uses the Geoscientists Canada Geoscience Knowledge and Experience Requirements for Professional Registration in Canada to evaluate the academic qualifications of geoscience applicants.

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EGBC Candidate Guide for Online Examinations

All technical examination candidates must review this guide prior to beginning the exam registration process. This guide includes important information on the examinations and booking process.

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Act, Regulations & By-Laws

Engineers and Geoscientists Act 2008

The Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008 (The Act) provides PEGNL with its mandate and authority to regulate the engineering and geoscience professions in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Engineers&Geoscientists Regulations 2011

The Engineers and Geoscientists Regulations, 2011 specify: i) the requirements for registration and renewal for various membership categories ; ii) the structure and duties of the registration committee, and iii) the discipline process.

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By-Law No. 1 – Administrative

The PEGNL Administrative By-Law sets out detailed requirements for board and member meetings, membership fees and continuing professional development reports, and establishes categories of membership in PEGNL.

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By-Law No. 2 Professional Liability Ins.

The Professional Liability Insurance By-Law describes the mandatory professional liability insurance requirements for permit holders.

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By-Law No. 3 – Code of Ethics

The PEGNL Code of Ethics By-Law defines the Code of Ethics all professional engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador must follow.

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By Law No. 4 – Board of Directors Election

The PEGNL Elections By-Law outlines the requirements for the annual elections to the PEGNL Board of Directors, including candidate eligibility requirements.

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Experience Qualifications

CBA Overview Video

PEGNL’s CBA Overview Video (intended for Members-in-Training) introduces the Competency-Based Assessment framework and the Competency Assessment system.

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Competency Assessment System

This system is used to complete, validate, and assess a competency assessment. Note that you must have a PEGNL Member Number or Application-in-Progress number to create a Competency Assessment account.

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Competency Assessment Manual

This manual is intended to assist users of PEGNL’s Competency-Based Assessment system, which evaluates engineering and geoscience work experience. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review it in full.

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Engineering Competency Indicators

The Engineering Competency Indicators provide guidance on example content that will demonstrate the competency for all 34 engineering competencies.

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Engineering Canadian Environment Competencies

This guide provides information on the 8 Canadian Environment Competencies which are used to verify the Canadian environment experience requirement for licensure.

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Geoscience Competency Workplace Examples

The Geoscience Competency Workplace Examples provide guidance on example content that will demonstrate the competency for all 29 geoscience competencies.

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Geoscience Canadian Work-Environment Experience Competencies

This guide provides information on the 7 Canadian Work-Environment Experience Competencies which are used to verify the Canadian environment experience requirement for licensure.

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CBA Quick Reference Sheet

The CBA Quick Reference Sheet is intended to serve as a supplement to the Competency Assessment Manual and highlights important information for Applicants and Validators on the Competency Assessment system.

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Forms

Member-In-Training Application Form

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NPPE Registration Form

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Compliance Issue Form

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Technical Examinations Online Registration Form

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Volunteer Application Form

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Volunteer Assessor Application Form

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Permit to Practice Applicants

PEGNL Nomination Form

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Existing company permit

   

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Limited License Scope of Practice Form

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Expansion to an Existing Limited Scope of Practice

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MIRC Profile form

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Professional Licensure Application Form

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Professional Licensure Transfer Application Form

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Application Form for Permit to Practice

   

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Limited License Application Form

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Illuminate Newsletter

illuminate March 2018

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate May 2016

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate May 2019

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate September 2018

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate February 2019

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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December 2017 Message from the Chair and CEO

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate December 2016

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate June 2018

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate November 2018

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate June 2019

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate September 2019

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate October 2019

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate September 2020

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate December 2020

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate April 2021

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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illuminate March 2022

The Illuminate Newsletter is a rich, member-driven publication that informs and engages members of PEGNL.

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License Holders & Members

Discipline Handbook

The Discipline Handbook contains information about the complaints and discipline process.

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PEGNL Digital Seal

PEGNL has been using the services of Notarius to issue digital signatures to licensees and permit to practice holders.

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PEGNL Digital Seal Cost and Benefits

The Digital Signature PEGNL uses contains a cryptographic assertion and control of the practitioner's right to practice.

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Continuing Professional Development Requirements

This document details the requirements of PEGNL's Continuing Professional Development program.

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Links

Engineers Canada Examination Syllabi

PEGNL uses the Engineers Canada Examination Syllabi to assess education content of applicants without a Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) accredited degree or a degree recognized as substantially equivalent.

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CBA Overview Video

PEGNL’s CBA Overview Video (intended for Members-in-Training) introduces the Competency-Based Assessment framework and the Competency Assessment system.

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Public Guideline on Good Character

This Engineers Canada guideline was developed to help define what is meant by “good character” and explain why it is important within the engineering (and geoscience) professions in Canada and in the best interest of the public.

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Engineers Canada Mutual Recognition Agreements

Engineers Canada Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) provide details on foreign engineering programs which are considered to meet the academic qualifications for Canadian licensure.

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Engineer Here Website

This Engineers Canada website is designed for potential international applicants and provides information on how to become a licensed engineer in Canada.

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EGBC Academic Exams Website

This website contains important information on the technical academic examinations program. All technical examination candidates are strongly encouraged to review this website before starting the exam registration process.

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Competency Assessment System

This system is used to complete, validate, and assess a competency assessment. Note that you must have a PEGNL Member Number or Application-in-Progress number to create a Competency Assessment account.

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NPPE Exam

NPPE Registration Form

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NPPE Candidate Guide

The NPPE Candidate guide is the official guide to policies and procedures for the NPPE. All candidates are strongly encouraged to read this document before starting the NPPE exam registration process.

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PEGNL Renewal

License Holders and Members-In-Training Renewal Instructions

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Company Permit to Practice Renewal Instructions

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Life Member Renewal Instructions

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Non-Practicing/Retired Renewal Instructions

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Permit Holder Instructions for Uploading New Insurance Certificate

This document provides step-by-step instructions to permit holders on how to upload a new insurance certificate

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Permits

Permit to Practice Applicants

Existing company permit

   

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MIRC Profile form

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Permit Holder Instructions for Uploading New Insurance Certificate

This document provides step-by-step instructions to permit holders on how to upload a new insurance certificate

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Application Form for Permit to Practice

   

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Policies

Board Policies

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Violence Prevention Policy for Volunteers

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Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy for Volunteers

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Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy for Volunteers

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Practice Standards & Guidelines

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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Environmental Stewardship and Sustainable Development Guideline for Professional Engineers and Geoscientists

This Guideline is intended to educate, provide guidance, and to encourage professional members and permit holders to be proactive in the protection and stewardship of the environment and promote sustainable development.

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Guideline for Preparation of Engineering and Geoscience Drawings and Technical Specifications

This Guideline outlines the overall framework which Engineers and Geoscientists should follow in the development, review, and authentication of drawings and technical specifications.

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Practice Guideline for the Design of Formwork and Falsework by Professional Members

This Guideline identifies conditions under which formwork and falsework should be designed by professional members and the factors that need to be considered in those designs.

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Guideline for the Provision of Engineering Services for Facilities

The Provision of Engineering Services for Facilities Guideline describes typical standards of practice which professional members should meet and follow in providing professional engineering services.

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Publications

Discipline Handbook

The Discipline Handbook contains information about the complaints and discipline process.

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Continuing Professional Development Requirements

This document details the requirements of PEGNL's Continuing Professional Development program.

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Registration Policies & Documents

Member-In-Training Application Form

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NPPE Registration Form

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Technical Examinations Online Registration Form

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Engineers Canada Examination Syllabi

PEGNL uses the Engineers Canada Examination Syllabi to assess education content of applicants without a Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) accredited degree or a degree recognized as substantially equivalent.

download

CBA Overview Video

PEGNL’s CBA Overview Video (intended for Members-in-Training) introduces the Competency-Based Assessment framework and the Competency Assessment system.

download

Public Guideline on Good Character

This Engineers Canada guideline was developed to help define what is meant by “good character” and explain why it is important within the engineering (and geoscience) professions in Canada and in the best interest of the public.

download

Engineers Canada Mutual Recognition Agreements

Engineers Canada Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) provide details on foreign engineering programs which are considered to meet the academic qualifications for Canadian licensure.

download

Engineer Here Website

This Engineers Canada website is designed for potential international applicants and provides information on how to become a licensed engineer in Canada.

download

EGBC Academic Exams Website

This website contains important information on the technical academic examinations program. All technical examination candidates are strongly encouraged to review this website before starting the exam registration process.

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License Holders and Members-In-Training Renewal Instructions

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Company Permit to Practice Renewal Instructions

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Life Member Renewal Instructions

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Non-Practicing/Retired Renewal Instructions

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Limited License Scope of Practice Form

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Expansion to an Existing Limited Scope of Practice

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Limited License – Instructions on how a Work Experience Report must be completed

     

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Professional Licensure Application Form

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Professional Licensure Transfer Application Form

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Limited License Engineering Work Experience Report Form

Limited Licensee - Engineering Applicants must complete a Engineering Experience Report Form for each position.

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Limited License Geoscience Work Experience Report Form

Limited Licensee - Geoscience Applicants must complete a Geoscience Experience Report Form for each position.

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Competency Assessment System

This system is used to complete, validate, and assess a competency assessment. Note that you must have a PEGNL Member Number or Application-in-Progress number to create a Competency Assessment account.

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NPPE Candidate Guide

The NPPE Candidate guide is the official guide to policies and procedures for the NPPE. All candidates are strongly encouraged to read this document before starting the NPPE exam registration process.

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Geoscience Knowledge and Experience Requirements

PEGNL uses the Geoscientists Canada Geoscience Knowledge and Experience Requirements for Professional Registration in Canada to evaluate the academic qualifications of geoscience applicants.

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EGBC Candidate Guide for Online Examinations

All technical examination candidates must review this guide prior to beginning the exam registration process. This guide includes important information on the examinations and booking process.

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Listing of Disciplines and Sub-Disciplines

This is the list of disciplines and sub-disciplines recognized by PEGNL for which Permits to Practice may be issued.

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Insurance Certificate Examples

These are intended to provide examples of what constitutes satisfactory proof of professional liability insurance

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Instructions on how a Work Experience Report Must be Completed

This document provides instructions on how a limited license applicant should complete their required Work Experience Report.

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Components of Acceptable Engineering and Geoscience Experience

This document describes what constitutes acceptable engineering and geoscience experience for the purposes of evaluating the experience qualifications of limited license applicants.

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Permit Holder Instructions for Uploading New Insurance Certificate

This document provides step-by-step instructions to permit holders on how to upload a new insurance certificate

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Competency Assessment Manual

This manual is intended to assist users of PEGNL’s Competency-Based Assessment system, which evaluates engineering and geoscience work experience. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review it in full.

download

Engineering Competency Indicators

The Engineering Competency Indicators provide guidance on example content that will demonstrate the competency for all 34 engineering competencies.

download

Engineering Canadian Environment Competencies

This guide provides information on the 8 Canadian Environment Competencies which are used to verify the Canadian environment experience requirement for licensure.

download

Geoscience Competency Workplace Examples

The Geoscience Competency Workplace Examples provide guidance on example content that will demonstrate the competency for all 29 geoscience competencies.

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Limited License Application Form

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Geoscience Canadian Work-Environment Experience Competencies

This guide provides information on the 7 Canadian Work-Environment Experience Competencies which are used to verify the Canadian environment experience requirement for licensure.

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CBA Quick Reference Sheet

The CBA Quick Reference Sheet is intended to serve as a supplement to the Competency Assessment Manual and highlights important information for Applicants and Validators on the Competency Assessment system.

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Volunteers

Volunteer Application Form

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Volunteer Assessor Application Form

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Violence Prevention Policy for Volunteers

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Code of Conduct for Volunteers

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Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy for Volunteers

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Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy for Volunteers

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Grievance Process

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PEGNL Nomination Form

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Licensing & Registration

Professional members licensed by PEGNL are the only persons permitted by law to undertake and assume responsibility for engineering and geoscience work in NL.

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Fees Schedule

You can learn all the details about the fees and pay on this page. You can also review frequently asked questions and answers about Fees Schedule on this page.

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Job Posting

This page has been designed to assist registrants seeking employment, as well as recruiters seeking to hire professionals in the fields of engineering and geoscience.

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Registry

In Newfoundland and Labrador, registration is mandatory for anyone practising engineering or geoscience as defined in the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, 2008.

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announcements & events

announcements

11.30.2022

Member Announcements – Nov 30

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.

11.21.2022

Member Announcements – November 21

Our Member Announcements inform our license holders on professional development and general interest sessions, industry and PEGNL events, award recognition and volunteer opportunities which will improve and enhance the lives and careers of engineers and geoscientists in Newfoundland and Labrador.

06.01.2022

Notice Regarding International Transcripts

PEGNL is implementing a NEW Records Management policy that limits the amount of time we hold physical educational records, such as diplomas and transcripts.

10.26.2022

Understanding your Secondary Professional Liability Insurance

PEGNL members in good standing automatically have Secondary Professional Liability Insurance. This unique program protects both you and the public in numerous scenarios involving whistleblowing, retirement, intellectual property, data loss, mentorship, and more.

10.26.2022

Engineering Careers & EDI (Equity Diversity & Inclusion)

The University of Toronto and Engineers Canada are currently conducting a survey on Engineering Careers & EDI (Equity Diversity & Inclusion). Completion of this survey can be claimed as Professional Development. The survey is part of a study on the career trajectories and mobility patterns.

events

June 9, 2023

Annual AGM

Location: Virtual

January 23, 2023

NPPE Exam January 2023 Administration Dates

Location: Virtual

December 31, 2022

Final Deadline to complete License and Permit Renewals for 2023

Location: PEGNL Member Portal

November 1, 2022

Annual License and Permit Renewals for 2023 Opens

Location: PEGNL Member Portal

December 2, 2022

Registration Deadline for NPPE January 2023 Sitting

Location: PEGNL’s website

November 7, 2022

NPPE Exam November 2022 Administration Dates

Location: Virtual

February 24, 2023

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

Location: Contact PEGNL