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ASET is the professional self-regulatory organization for engineering technologists and technicians in Alberta. ASET currently represents over 16,000 members, including full-time technology students, recent graduates and fully certified members in 21 disciplines and more than 120 occupations across a multitude of industries.

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Alberta's application process

Who to contact

Phone: 780.425.0626
Toll free within Alberta: 1.800.272.5619
Fax: 780.424.5053

Processing Times

C.Tech. and C.E.T. applicants are given 1 year to complete the application requirements and applicable exam(s). A completed application can take 3-4 months to go through the multi-level review process.


C.Tech./C.E.T. Application Fee: $300
ASET Professional Practice Exam Fee: $252
ASET Certification Exam Fee (if applicable): $252
*Please be advised that application and exam fees are non-refundable. GST is also included in the above prices.


The certification application has multiple streams depending on the applicant’s academic eligibility, official transcripts or academic assessments will be required to show proof of education. All applicants are required to write the ASET Professional Practice Exam (PPE) and you may need to additionally write the ASET Certification Exam if applicable. To evaluate the eligibility of your work experience, the applicant will complete a Competency Summary logbook with work experience in the last 5 years. Additionally, you must currently have at least 24 months of experience within the last 5 years in the discipline of your education, or 48 months if you’re now practicing in another discipline. The application also requires the submission of a current resume, job description, proof of identity and a minimum of 3 work related references. ASET's Board of Examiners requires the applicant to demonstrate professional competency in their field of practice.
Please refer to the Certification Application Handbook for more detail and outline of the documentation required.

ASET Professional Practice Exam (Ethics)

ASET Professional Practice Exam (Ethics)

The ASET Professional Practice Exam tests applicants for C.Tech. and C.E.T. on their knowledge of the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act and related regulations of the practice of applied science, information, and engineering technology in accordance with section 13(1)(c) of the ASET Regulations. This exam is required by all C.E.T. and C.Tech. applicants.

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Alberta is a province in Western Canada. Its landscape encompasses mountains, prairies, desert badlands and vast coniferous forests. It has more than 600 lakes, and rich mineral deposits. In the west, the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks have glaciers in the Columbia Icefields. The Waterton Glacier International Peace Park is a biosphere reserve that straddles the southern border with the USA

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