Regulations of the Engineering Profession

Regulations of the Engineering Profession - The Canadian...

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The Canadian Council of Professional Engineers Providing leadership which advances the quality of life through the creative, responsible and progressive application of engineering principles in a global context
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Today’s Presentation The engineering profession in Canada Accreditation National Guidelines for Licensing
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Engineering in Canada There are 160,000 registered professional engineers in Canada Canada’s system for the formation of an engineer is world renowned Canada is the 3rd largest exporter of engineering services in the world
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A Self-governing Profession Section 92 (13) of the Constitution Act, 1867, places professions under provincial and territorial jurisdiction. Delegation to professions - self-governance Licencing, discipline and enforcement Associations/ordre formed to protect the public and govern the profession Legislative framework established No industrial exemption: all those practising engineerng must be registered
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The Practice of Engineering (CCPE Definition) The practice of Professional engineering means any act of planning, designing, composing, evaluating, advising, reporting, directing or supervising, or managing any of the forgoing, that requires the application of engineering principles, and that concerns the safeguarding of life, health, property, economic interests, the public welfare or the environment.
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Canadian Council of Professional  Engineers federation of 12 provincial and territorial associations, representing more than 160,000 professional engineers represents the profession at the national and international levels accredits university engineering educational programs prepares national criteria and guidelines
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CCPE,  continued . . . under the Federal Trade-marks Act, the CCPE is the owner of the official marks “engineer,” “professional engineer” and “engineering” the CCPE has the right and duty to protect the public from the misuse of the words “engineer” and “engineering”
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CCPE Structure Board of Directors Standing Committees Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board Canadian Engineering Resources Board Canadian Engineering International Board
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Canadian Engineering Accreditation  Board 1965 - CEAB established. In 2002, 220 programs in 35 engineering schools accredited (including three software engineering programs). Objective: To ensure Canadian engineering education programs meet or exceed standards acceptable for professional registration/licensure in the Canadian provinces and territories. Purpose of Accreditation: to identify those engineering programs that meet the criteria for accreditation.
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General Considerations applies to bachelor degree programs program must include engineering in the title all options and electives are examined CEAB curriculum content must be met by all students (minimum path)
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  • Spring '10
  • Hassani
  • professional engineers, Professional Engineer, Engineering Accreditation Board Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board Canadian Engineering Resources Board Canadian Engineering International Board

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