APEGA regulates engineering and geoscience

Our main regulatory function is licensing individuals and companies that want to practise engineering and geoscience in Alberta.

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Published discipline decisions

APEGA registrants are required to practise engineering and geoscience skilfully, ethically, and professionally. APEGA investigates written complaints from registrants and the public.

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  • Discipline Decisions & Orders

    APEGA publishes discipline decisions and recommended discipline orders resulting from unprofessional conduct or unskilled practice by registrants.
  • 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.


  • Jay Nagendran, P.Eng., FCAE, ICD.D, FEC, FGC (Hon.)

    APEGA Registrar and CEO Appointed to Foreign Credential Advisory Committee

    On July 4, 2024, the Government of Alberta appointed 13 members to the newly established Foreign Credential Advisory Committee, including APEGA’s Registrar and CEO Jay Nagendran, P.Eng. This committee will provide recommendations to the GOA on how to improve foreign credential assessment and recognition for all regulated professions.
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    APEGA Legal Action Concludes, Key Clarifications on Title Protection Provided

    APEGA’s legal action regarding the title protection of "engineer," as it relates to "software engineer," has concluded with the Court of Appeal of Alberta determining APEGA's recent appeal application is moot and providing key clarifications.
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    Councillor Resignation and New Appointment

    Peter Timmins, P.Eng., has resigned from his position as APEGA councillor, effective June 21, 2024, for personal reasons. We extend our sincere gratitude to Peter for his contributions to APEGA. Council has appointed professional engineer William (Bill) King to fill the seat until the next Council election.