CPD requirements in Canada

YUKON
Association of Professional Engineers of Yukon
A new (introduced in 2009) voluntary program with a $50 fine for failure to submit an annual report. Based on target of 240 PDHs over three years (up to 180 PDHs allowed per year) in three of the six activity categories.
NORTHWEST TERRITORIES & NUNAVUT

Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers

Voluntary guidelines for a CPD program approved in June 2008. Recommended accumulation of 240 PDHs over a three-year period.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia

Members are required to complete an average of 80 PDHs per year and 240 PDHs on a three-year rolling total in at least three of six categories. There is a maximum of PDHs that can be earned in a category per year.

ALBERTA

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta

Mandatory accumulation of at least 240 PDHs over three years, with activities in at least three categories without exceeding the maximum PDHs annual allowance per category.

SASKATCHEWAN

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan

Members need to accumulate 80 credits per year, adding up to 240 credits for a three-year rolling period. Annual activity in three of the six categories is required. Credits earned after the maximum can only be carried over for two years.

MANITOBA

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba

240 PDHs are required over three years in at least three categories per year. If left incomplete, consequences can include an administrative suspension of the practitioner’s licence.

ONTARIO

Professional Engineers of Ontario

Voluntary CPD guidelines (no specific requirements for professional development hours).

QUEBEC

Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec

OIQ members need to complete a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education over a two-year period.

NEW BRUNSWICK

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick

Continued Competency Assurance Program. Mandatory accumulation of 240 PDHs over a three-year period. Assessment done by randomly reviewing a few hundred files annually. Failure to comply is treated as professional misconduct.

NOVA SCOTIA

Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia

A minimum of 60 PDHs must be completed every year, and a minimum of 240 PDHs must be completed every three years.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Association of Professional Engineers of Prince Edward Island

Mandatory program based on accumulating an average of 80 PDHs per year with a minimum of 60 PDHs over a three-year rolling period totalling 240 PDHs.

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland & Labrador

Members both practising and non-practising are required to complete at least 80 PDHs per year.

* Note: Information valid August 2016