Technical Exam Program

PEO may assign a technical examination program to assess whether that individual has obtained the equivalent education qualifications to satisfy PEO’s academic requirements for licensure in the discipline of assessment.

A person who does not have an undergraduate degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (non-CEAB) will have their academic qualifications assessed by PEO to determine whether it is equivalent to PEO’s academic requirements in the discipline of assessment. The disciplines of assessment and the corresponding PEO syllabi are noted further below on this webpage (scroll down).

PEO may assign a Confirmatory Examination Program (CEP) to provide an opportunity for a person to confirm that their academic qualifications are equivalent. A Specific Examination Program (SEP) may be assigned to an applicant where specific deficiencies are identified. Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements to apply will not be assigned technical exams and will have their applications withdrawn.

How To Register

Log in to the PEO Portal, select “Fees” from the top menu bar and choose “Exam Registration” from the drop-down menu. The technical exams you need to write will be listed for you to select for registration.

Payment must be completed online via credit card. Payment for registration will be open in January for the Spring/Summer session, and July for the Fall/Winter session.

Please note: If you plan to write an exam, inform the Exam Centre as soon as possible to ensure the exam(s) you plan to write will be made available, even if you register at a later date.

Dates and Resources

PEO partnered with Engineers & Geoscientists BC and APEGA to deliver virtual academic/technical exam sessions. Exam sittings will be written remotely by computer.  Please review this new webpage that consolidates all information and updates regarding the exam, including timetable and list of aids for this remote writing: www.egbc.ca/Registration/Individual-Registrants/How-to-Apply/Examinations-Seminars/Academic-Examinations/Status-of-Online-Academic-Exams 

 

Results 

Technical examination results will be released approximately 45 working days after the date of your examination. You will receive an email alert to log in to PEO's portal once the results are available. The official result letter will be issued by email after the Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter technical session is completed.

Technical Examination Programs for Non-CEAB Graduates (disciplines of assessment)

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  2. Agricultural/Biosystems/Bioresource/Food Engineering
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  3. Biomedical/Biochemical Engineering
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  4. Building Engineering
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  5. Chemical Engineering
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  6. Civil Engineering
    List of exams
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  7. Computer Engineering
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  8. Electrical Engineering
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  9. Engineering Physics
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  10. Environmental Engineering
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  11. Forest Engineering
    List of exams

  12. Geological Engineering
    List of exams
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  13. Geomatics Engineering
    List of exams
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  14. Industrial Engineering
    List of exams
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  15. Manufacturing Engineering
    List of exams
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  16. Marine Engineering
    List of exams
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  17. Materials Engineering
    List of exams

  18. Mechanical Engineering
    List of exams
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  19. Mechatronics Engineering
    List of exams
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  20. Metallurgical Engineering
    List of exams

  21. Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering
    List of exams
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  22. Nuclear Engineering
    List of exams

  23. Naval Architectural Engineering
    List of exams
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  24. Petroleum Engineering
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  25. Software Engineering
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  26. Structural Engineering
    List of exams

  27. Space engineering
    List of exams

  28. Transportation Engineering
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  29. Water Resources Engineering
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Past Technical Exams

Interested in reviewing past technical exams to provide you with an understanding on how PEO exams are set and organized? Here are free past exams available for download from Engineers & Geoscientists BC (they use the same technical exams as PEO).

Important: Past exams are for information purposes and are not to be used as a study method for current exams. Answers are not available. The formats of past exams may differ from current and future exams. 

If there are no past exams listed for the exam you’re writing, we don’t have a past exam on file.

Additional Assistance

Applicants requiring assistance preparing for their National Professional Practice Exam (NPPE) and technical exams may seek additional resources on the Internet using their preferred search engine. Some suggested search terms are:

  1. national professional practice exam

  2. PEO exam

  3. PEO NPPE

Contact Exam Centre

exams@peo.on.ca

Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

40 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 101
Toronto, ON, M2N 6K9

416.840.1095 or 416.840.1096 or 416.840.1097