There are two major qualifications to become registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Manitoba:
For internationally-educated engineers, the process toward P.Eng. registration with the Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba begins by meeting its requirements for academic qualification. Newcomers with international degrees undergo an Assessment of Academic Credentials with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
Often, the applicant is assigned Confirmatory Exams in order to be considered academically qualified. Confirmatory examinations are assigned when Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is of the opinion that the applicant is close to being academically qualified. Confirmatory examinations are professional-level examinations, covering material typically studied in the final two years of a baccalaureate program.
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba often offers the applicant multiple options to meet the Confirmatory Exam requirements. These include:
At the successful completion of the IEEQ Program, participants will be recognized by Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba as having met the requirements for academic qualification, will be eligible for Member in Training registration, and will be invited to continue the process with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba toward the P.Eng. registration.