Frequently Asked Questions

Power Engineering - Certification


Q: What happens after I pass all of my exams?

A: Once you have passed all of your exams for the current level of certification, you will need to submit your qualifications in order to receive your certificate.


Q: How long does it take to send out my certificate after I have submitted all of my requirements?

A: Once you have submitted all of your requirements, it takes up to 2 weeks for it to be reviewed and your certificate mailed out. This is done on a first come, first serve basis. Please make sure that we have your current address on file to avoid delays.


Q: Who is responsible to submit requirements for certification?

A: Each person is required to submit their steam time (filled out and signed by their Chief) as well as any educational documents (course/lab completion) with the exception of some colleges submitting it on behalf of their students, in order for it to be reviewed and approved for certificate of qualifications. 


Q: What if I am a Graduate Engineer? Do I qualify for certification?

A: The defination of a "graduate engineer" is an engineer who has graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. As per the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulations 104(1)(f) a graduate engineer is able to obtain 4th class certification upon passing both 4A and 4B exams. For 3rd class through 1st class, you will receive a reduction in steam time required for certification, please click here for more information.          

If you are an engineer with foreign qualifications, please click here for more information.