WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE We protect the public from unlicensed practice of engineering and geoscience and unauthorized use of our professional titles.
Compliance Cases Overview
Cases referred to court
527 515 58
Outstanding cases (backlog)
We protect public safety by taking action to stop individuals and companies from illegally claiming to be APEGA professionals and from illegally practising engineering or geoscience in Alberta. Individuals must be licensed by APEGA to practise engineering or geoscience in Alberta or to use our reserved titles, including P.Eng. and P.Geo., in their job titles, on résumés, or on social media. Companies must hold an APEGA Permit to Practice to practise engineering or geoscience in Alberta or to use words such as engineering, geology, geophysics, or geoscience in their corporate titles.
Cases with legal counsel, pending court action
Risk Categories of Outstanding Cases
8% 47% 45%
(likelihood of significant public harm)
We assess compliance cases based on their risk level: low, medium, or high. Priority is given to closing high-risk cases.
(potential disruption to business)
(little inconvenience or impact to the public)
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