Why APEGA regulates software engineers

Computer and software engineering exist as distinct disciplines of engineering, regulated by APEGA.


Time to update your PPMP

The Professional Practice Management Plan (PPMP) practice standard is now in effect, with enforcement starting May 1, 2023.


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  • Standards, Bulletins, and Guidelines

    APEGA's practice standards, bulletins, and guidelines explain the roles and responsibilities of professional members.
  • Relying on the Work of Others and Outsourcing

    Enforceable as of May 1, 2022, this practice standard details the requirements APEGA-licensed professionals and permit holders must comply with when outsourcing and relying on professional services provided by others.
  • Professional Practice Management Plan (PPMP)

    Effective May 1, 2022, this practice standard outlines the required parts of an APEGA permit holder's PPMP. A one-year transition period has been granted for permit holders to make the necessary changes.
  • 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.
  • Discipline Decisions & Orders

    This section includes the last five years of discipline decisions and recommended discipline orders.



  • Calgary Branch PD Luncheon | "Climate Debt" The Role of Engineers

    The United Nations Climate Change Conference that took place last November—COP27—included a breakthrough agreement to provide “loss and damage” (L&D) funding for vulnerable countries hit hard by climate disasters. This presentation will cover what L&D is and the proposed mechanisms related to climate and adaptation and mitigation, the role of Canadian technology, scenarios for the future, and ultimately what role members can have on L&D on the road to COP28.

  • Webinar | Smell Something? Using Airdar’s Breakthrough Technology to Pinpoint Odour

    Airdar technology has been used for emissions monitoring in the oil and gas, chemical, and waste management industries with great success. These projects have resulted in significant greenhouse gas emission reductions, cost savings, and improved safety at client facilities. This session will explore case studies where this technology has been used.

  • Webinar | Introduction to the NBC(AE) Schedules and User Guide

    This session will cover the updated Schedules of Professional Involvement for the National Building Code (Alberta Edition), provide examples, and include an opportunity to ask questions.

  • Webinar | Professional Practice Management Plan

    Are you an APEGA permit holder? Ensure you understand the Professional Practice Management Plan practice standard, then make any necessary changes to your practice before enforcement begins on May 1, 2023. We will review the requirements of the practice standard and provide time for questions and answers.

  • Webinar | Digital Signatures

    One of the key challenges moving from paper to electronic filing is the authentication of these files. In this session, you will discover the diverse types of digital signatures and how they can be used to sign distinct types of documents as a person, a professional, a department, or an organization.