Who's eligible

Canadian educated

Graduates of applied science or engineering technology programs offered at Canadian colleges, institutes of technology, polytechnics and universities are eligible to apply for  certification and registration as a technician, technologist or technical specialist.  
Recent graduates with little or no work experience may be registered as trainees. 

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Canadian Educated Requirements checklist

Status in Canada: Any one of the following.

  • Canadian citizen
  • Permanent resident 
  • Immigration visa applicant
  • Work permit holder


Education (any one of the following)

  • Graduation from a one or two-year post-secondary technology certificate program  
  • Graduation from a two or three-year post secondary technology diploma program

Work Experience

  • Two-years work experience in an applied science or engineering technology occupation 
  • An applicant with less than the required work experience may be registered as a trainee.