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Practice Standards & Guidelines

APEGA's professional practice standards and guidelines explain in detail the roles and responsibilities of Professional Members. They also inform the public about what to expect from APEGA Professional Members.

The Practice Standards Committee develops and publishes these documents with the support and input of APEGA staff and Members.

The Committee and staff also help other regulatory bodies develop and revise codes, standards, and regulations that involve the practice of the professions.

More information about the Practice Standards Committee

If you have comments for the improvement of these documents, please contact the Director, Professional Practice at the Edmonton office.

Alberta Building Code Notice: A notice has been released for licensed professionals who provide services subject to the Alberta Building Code regarding submitting Schedule C without Schedules A and B.

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Professional Practice Standards

A professional practice standard establishes a minimum standard of practice that Members and Permit Holders must comply with in their professional practice. Practice standards are reviewed every three years for continued relevance and in keeping with acceptable industry standards.

Proposed Updates to the Authentication Standard

The Authentication Standard Subject Matter Panel has updated APEGA's Authenticating Professional Documents practice standard to improve definitions and add clarity. APEGA is offering members the chance to learn more about these changes, as well as review them in detail.

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Completion and Assurance of Wetland Science, Design, and Engineering Work in Alberta

Professional Practice Guidelines

A professional practice guideline provides guidance to aid Members and Permit Holders in their professional practice and may include recommended best practices.

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