Who can take the exam?

To be eligible to write the Professional Practice and Ethics exam, an applicant must have an active application for professional/limited membership, or be enrolled as a Geoscientist-in-training and have submitted a change of designation application.
An applicant does not have to take the Professional Practice and Ethics examination if:

  • They are applying for registration under the Inter-Association Mobility Agreement and are a professional geoscientist in good standing with another Canadian association/ordre; or
  • They have previously passed a professional practice examination for Engineers Canada in any jurisdiction or Geoscientist Canada constituent association/ordre.

If you are unsure if you qualify to take the exam, please contact examinations@pgo.ca.