This page outlines what is required to practice as an engineer in Ontario.
A program of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), the Mentoring Partnership brings together recent skilled immigrants and established professionals in occupation-specific mentoring relationships.
OSPE is a member-interest, advocacy organization that supports, represents and advances the professional and economic interests of Ontario engineers.
A resource for sector-specific employment information (including engineering), services and support.
FREE work-oriented language training for newcomers who have training or experience in architectural, engineering or information technology.
A 15-week bridging program for internationally trained immigrants with education and experience in information technology, computer science or engineering (computer, electronics or electrical).
Provides orientation, training and employment opportunities in the growing green sector to internationally trained individuals with backgrounds in project management, quality assurance, research and development, or civil engineering. Delivered in partnership with The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University.
A 15-week bridging program for internationally educated civil, mechanical and electrical engineers and architecture professionals with training in the latest technical and software skills in demand by Ontario employers. Classes take place evenings and weekends.
A leading training solution provider of engineering and technology courses in Canada. Over 70,000 people have taken their courses.
CPAC offers a mentoring program and professional networking with chemical, civil, electrical/electronic and mechanical engineers.
Canadian Workplace Communication for IEPS and IPLAN (Immigrant Professionals Leveraging Architectural Knowledge for New Opportunities)
A 14-week program delivered by JVS Toronto in partnership with Ryerson University, Ontario Tourism Education Council and Career Edge Organization. It provides participants with an opportunity to build upon their international education and work experience by gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully integrate into the Canadian workplace.
A list of educational institutions in Canada offering accredited undergraduate engineering programs.
Seneca’s bridging program is designed to help those with international training in engineering and life sciences succeed in Canada’s environmental sector.
Canada’s largest and most dedicated engineering job board for finding exciting career opportunities with over 10 society partners.
Engineers Canada, with funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, has developed this website to provide a single source of information to international engineering graduates looking to become licensed engineers in Canada:getting licensed, finding the right employment, fitting into the Canadian engineering. profession, and immigration to Canada.
The Academy is an independent, self-governing and non-profit organization established in 1987 to serve the nation in matters of engineering concern.
A business association representing the interests of the environment industry in Ontario.
A resource for anyone looking for more information about registered Ontario companies that provide environmental goods and services.
NSERC supports both basic university research through discovery grants and project research through partnerships among universities, governments and the private sector, as well as the advanced training of highly qualified people.
The Government of Canada’s premier organization for research and development; it is composed of over 20 institutes and national programs spanning a wide variety of disciplines including engineering.
A recognized leader in the development and implementation of national human resources solutions. MiHR contributes to the strength, competitiveness and sustainability of the Canadian mining sector.
‘The engineer’s ultimate resource tool.’ ENGINEERING.com provides various resources including company and university directories worldwide and job postings.
A national, not-for-profit industry association representing over 250 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products in Canada.
CAPE aims to position its members to combat employment challenges, rapid change in the workplace and transition into today’s engineering jobs in Canada.
The Coal Association of Canada proactively supports association members in the development, growth and advancement of a safe, socially responsible and economically sustainable Canadian coal industry.
The CSA promotes the peaceful use and development of space, to advance the knowledge of space through science and to ensure that space science and technology provide social and economic benefits for Canadians.
The CEAA provides Canadians with high-quality environmental assessments that contribute to informed decision making in support of sustainable development.
CCTT is the national voice on issues such as pan-Canadian standards, national and international mobility, and national accreditation of technology programs. CCTT establishes and maintains the National Technology Benchmarks® in partnership with the National Council of Deans of Technology (NCDoT).
ACEC represents the commercial interests of businesses that provide professional engineering services to both the public and the private sectors. Member services include planning, designing and implementing all types of engineering projects, and providing independent advice and expertise in a wide range of engineering-related fields.
The Ontario Environmental Directory is a comprehensive, searchable directory of hundreds of environmental groups, organizations, agencies and websites across Ontario, Canada.
The OAA is a self-regulating organization governed by the Architects Act and dedicated to promoting and increasing the knowledge, skill and proficiency of its members; it also administers the Architects Act in order that the public interest may be served and protected.
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is the licensing and regulating body for engineering in the province. All professional engineers (P.Eng.) in Ontario are licensed by PEO.
OACETT is Ontario’s independent certifying body for engineering and applied science technicians and technologists and confers the designations C.Tech. (Certified Technician) and C.E.T. (Certified Engineering Technologist).
The national organization of the 12 engineering regulators that license the country’s more than 280,000 professional engineers. They work to advance the profession in the public’s interest.
IISE’s Canadian Region (formerly Region 14) comprises all the provinces and territories of Canada. We have more than 500 active IISE members in this region, with the majority in Ontario (48 percent) and Quebec (25 percent).
An umbrella organization for Canadian Society for Chemistry, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering and Canadian Society of Chemical Technology
A national association representing the interests of the mineral exploration and development industry.
the voice of the engineering profession in Ontario. We advance the professional and economic interests of our members by advocating with governments, offering valued member services, and providing opportunities for ongoing professional development.
Represents the transportation and public works-related concerns of 445 municipalities and many First Nation communities of Ontario
Promotes the business interests of consulting engineering firms, globally and locally, consistent with the responsibility to provide quality services for the benefit of society and the environment.
Dedicated solely to Industrial Engineers to help improve quality and productivity
Provides a high quality general interest magazine, a technical journal, an electronic newsletter, an annual conference, and web services designed for all Canadian IEEE members,
Facilitate the scientific well-being and professional development of its members, the learned discussion of geoscience in Canada, and the advancement, dissemination and wise use of geoscience in public, professional and academic life
Develop trainees knowledge to obtain skills to reenter the Canadian work force
A membership organization that aims to help Immigrants with Engineering Backgrounds (IEBs) coming to settle in Canada to realize their potential through the utilization of their engineering education, experience and skills. Check the ‘Partners’ link for ethno-specific engineering associations
A society that brings together all mechanical engineering personnel, and engineers in other disciplines with interest in mechanical engineering.
An umbrella organization for provincial and territorial P.Eng advocacy and member services societies for Canada’s professional engineers.
A technical society of professionals associated with the Canadian minerals and materials industry with members from industry, government and academia who are dedicated to the discovery, production, utilization and economics of minerals, metals and petroleum. Provides links to related societies, seminars, conferences, technical papers, etc.
Provides professional development opportunities to members across Canada and in other countries. Members work in industry, in government, in construction and in universities.
Provides a focus for communications and networking for the aeronautics and space in Canada and links to several aerospace and aviation sites
Governs the practice of professional geoscience in Ontario and reports to the Minister of Northern Development and Mines
The ATSS’s focus is to assist highly skilled newcomers to adapt quickly to the Canadian economy and settle within the Canadian society.