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
How should I prepare for the NPPE?:
Three textbooks and several free resources are recommended as study materials to prepare for the NPPE:
Several practice tests are available to help you prepare for the NPPE. Practice test questions are ones used on previous NPPE exams.
The practice test site also sells an NPPE preparation package:
What is the format of the NPPE?:
The NPPE is a 2.5 hour, closed-book, on-line exam on ethics, professional practice, engineering law and professional liability. The exam has 110 multiple-choice questions based on 6 subject areas.
How will I know if my WES course-by-course report or official e-transcript has been received?
Please monitor the ‘Documents Received’ section under ‘Programs’ in the portal. This section will update from “No” to “Yes” when the required document is received.
How should I prepare for the technical exams?
Can I write technical exams from outside of Canada?
Yes. Technical exams are written online. Candidates may write technical exams outside of Canada, as long as they have high-speed internet and a webcam.
Can I declare the Professional Practice Module as a CPD activity?
No, you cannot declare the completion of the professional practice module as a CPD activity because the module is a separate mandatory element of the PEAK program.
Can I declare that I already completed CPD for another regulator or my employer?
If you also complete CPD activities for another regulator or your employer, you can add those activities to your CPD Report if they meet PEO’s CPD admissibility criteria.
Can I declare CPD activities I completed this year in my CPD report for next year?
No, the program will not allow you to complete CPD activities this year and carry forward any portion to a future year. That’s because you will be engaging in CPD every year on a continuous basis.
Can I declare CPD activities I completed last year?
Possibly; the program will allow you to report CPD activities you completed last year only if you still have a CPD reporting balance for last year. Once you have met last year’s CPD requirements and have no overdue balance for last year, you will not be able to report more CPD activities from last year.
How do I edit or delete a CPD report?
If you want to adjust your CPD Report, click on the entry’s “edit” button to edit the item. You cannot edit a CPD Report after December 31.