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  • Discipline Decisions & Orders

    This section includes the last five years of discipline decisions and recommended discipline orders.
  • Standards, Bulletins, and Guidelines

    APEGA's practice standards, bulletins, and guidelines explain the roles and responsibilities of professional members.
  • APEGA Annual Report

    Each spring, prior to the annual general meeting, APEGA produces a report of its activities, statistics, and finances, which it submits to the Government of Alberta.
  • Professional Practice Management Plan (PPMP)

    Enforceable as of May 1, 2023, this practice standard outlines the required parts of an APEGA permit holder's PPMP.
  • Continuing Professional Development

    This mandatory program ensures the health, safety, and welfare of the public by requiring that professionals engage in lifelong learning on an annual basis.
  • Good Standing

    Learn about APEGA's criteria for determining whether members and permit holders are considered in good standing.



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    APEGA Is Updating the CPD Program

    In 2025, APEGA’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for all licensed professionals will be changing. The new annual CPD requirements will be more relevant to each individual while ensuring the sustainability of the professions into the future.
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    Discontinuation of APEGA’s Mentoring Program and Job Board

    To free up resources that will enable us to place greater emphasis on our core functions of licensing, educating, and regulating, APEGA will be discontinuing the Mentoring Program and Job Board at the end of April 2024.