We provide resources to assist our stakeholders in understanding our regulatory role and how we protect the public interest.
As part of its regulatory mandate, PEO establishes, maintains and develops: standards of knowledge and skill; standards of practice for the profession; standards of professional ethics; and promotes public awareness of its role. The following are resources to assist PEO stakeholders--licence holders, applicants, and the public--in understanding their roles and responsibilities and the regulator’s work protecting the public interest.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will the LAP help me find a job?
No. The purpose of the LAP is to guide interns as they progress towards licensing.
Are there only certain Chapters that have this program?
Not all chapters have implemented the LAP; please contact your chapter directly to see if they are running the program.
How long is the program for?
Guide/intern relationships will have a six month duration. At the end of this timeframe, guides/interns can renew their participation if they would like to remain involved in the program.
Will I receive any tools/assistance?
Yes. Each intern and guide will receive a handbook. Each handbook contains guidance materials.
Will I receive training?
Yes. Workshops will be conducted for interns and guides.
Is there a cost to the program?
No, there is no cost to participate in the LAP.
Do we have to meet in person or can we simply connect over the phone?
It is up to you and your guide/intern to decide how you wish to meet. It is recommended that your first few meetings be face-to-face.
Where can pairs meet?
It is up to you and your guide/intern to arrange how and where you will meet.
How many times should the pairs meet?
Pairs should meet at least two hours per month.
What are the steps involved in the program?
The guide/intern completes the online application for the program.
Based on the information provided, the Chapter Licensure Assistance Program Coordinator will assign the best suitable match of guide/intern.
The Chapter Licensure Assistance Program Coordinator will contact the guide/intern and advise them of their match and their training and orientation date.
At the training and orientation session, the guide and intern will meet and undergo the training.
After the training the guide/intern pairs will arrange to meet together at a mutually agreeable time.
At their first meeting, the guide/intern pair will discuss and sign the licensure assistance accord form.
Matched pairs will then meet on a regular basis for the subsequent six months (at least two hours once per month)
The chapter will hold a feedback/appreciation meeting after a six month period.