Members and applicants write exams for different reasons – to start their careers after graduation, to resume their careers in a new land, or to work towards licensure in the U.S. This section provides information on:
The various exams available
Times and places to write exams
Forms to register for exams
Materials and courses to help you prepare.
APEGA is pleased to announce that all members wishing to write the APEGA Technical Examinations, NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination, ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology (FG) Examination and the National Professional Practice Examination (NPPE) will now be able to apply for exam by accessing their Member Self-Service Centre accounts.
If you have not received your assessment from APEGA’s Board of Examiners, you might not be required to write the APEGA Technical Examinations, Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination or the Fundamentals of Geology (FG) Examination. All active applicants and members are eligible to write the these exams proactively, but you might want to wait until you have received the Board of Examiners’ decision so you know what exams, if any, you need to write.
Provided below is specific information relating to the different types of examinations some applicants will have to complete. Please choose one of the areas below to find the information you need.
FOR EXAMINATION CANDIDATES AND STUDENTS
The information for Examination Candidates and Students will help you familiarize yourself with the remaining requirements of the examination program.
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE EXAMINATION
Successful self governance begins with the roles, ethics and obligations professional must meet. For that reason, an applicant must successfully complete the Professional Practice Exam before becoming a Professional Member or Foreign Licensee.
Applicants who graduated from non-accredited programs may be required to write technical exams to confirm their knowledge in various areas. The actual exams you write will depend on your situation.
OF GEOLOGY (FG) EXAMINATION
The Fundamentals of Geology (FG) Examination is developed by the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG®) to assess the qualifications of applicants seeking licensure as professional geologists in over 25 North American jurisdictions.
OF ENGINEERING (FE) EXAMINATION
APEGA offers the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination in Calgary and Edmonton.
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF ENGINEERING
Beginning in October of 2009, APEGA will offer the NCEES Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Examination in Edmonton only.
APEGA now offers the SE Examination.
Go here for a list of upcoming exam dates and venues.
AND COURSE EQUIVALENTS
Go here for information on exam study resources.
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