Navigating the field of engineering can be difficult, especially as a newcomer to Canada. It is important to understand the process of certification and what you need to do in order to become a certified P.Eng. Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), and other organizations, have some supports available to guide you through this process. Take a look below at some of the supports that exist in Ontario:

  1. Bridge Training Programs

Bridge training programs exist in order to help internationally trained individuals to become licensed and certified in their profession in Ontario. There are bridge training programs for many different professions, including engineering. Some components of these programs may include:

  • Evaluation of past work experience and competencies
  • Skills upgrading and language courses
  • Examination preparation
  • Workplace communications training
  • Opportunity for mentorship with professionals in your field

Some bridge training programs for Engineers are:

  1. Engineering Connections, ACCES Employment
  2. Examination Skills Preparation for Internationally Trained Engineers, Ontario Society for Professional Engineers
  3. Internationally Educated Engineers Qualification Bridging (IEEQB) Program, Ryerson University and PEO

Build ON Employment Consultants are specialized in Engineering and can provide you with more information on the supports available. REGISTER TODAY for more information.