NPPE - National Professional Practice Exam (14 PDHs) 3 Days

This is a 3 day course & will run on January 16, 23 & 26, 2020. The January 16 & 23 sessions will run from 6pm-9:30pm in the evening. The remaining session will be a full day held on January 26th from 8:30am - 5:00pm.

As a prerequisite for registration with APEGA and APEGBC, Engineering, Geologists, and Geophysicists graduates and other first time applicants are required to successfully complete an examination on the topics of professional practice, ethics and law to be able to practice their profession in Canada.

Special Features
At the end of the two day workshop, you will write a mock exam and get it marked before you go home with your results in hand.
Strongly Recommended Texts
  1. Practical Law of Architecture, Engineering, and Geoscience, 2nd Canadian Edition by Brian M. Samuels & Doug R. Sanders
  2. Canadian Professional Engineer and Geoscience Practice and Ethics, 4th Edition by Gordon C. Andrews
It is required to read/review these texts before attending the course for maximum benefit.

Mohamed Elbarkouky

Dr. Mohamed Elbarkouky, PhD, P.Eng., PMP - Project Management Training Solutions LTD

Dr. Elbarkouky is an expert in project and performance management and control. He has more than 17 years of practical experience in his field of practice. He managed and controlled a large number of complex projects in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He has extensive experience of oil and gas, power plants, infrastructure, and building construction projects. Dr. Elbarkouky has a Ph.D. in construction engineering and management from the University of Alberta. He is also a Professional Engineer of APEGA and a Project Management Professional (PMP) of the PMI. He is the founder of a project management training organization that is specialized in teaching professional and academic courses in project management, risk analysis, performance management, lean construction, contract administration, scheduling, cost estimation, and project planning and control in Alberta, Saskatchewan, BC, and NWT. He is teaching for major academic institutions in Alberta, such as NAIT, UofA, and GIC.
Professional Engineering Practice and Ethics
  • This evening workshop will help participants preparing to write in general areas of Engineering Practice and Ethics of the Professional Practice Exam (NPPE). This workshop will focus on:
  • The definition of professional engineering;
  • The role of the association & the responsibilities associated with self governance
  • Professional accountability, conduct and ethics, the P.Eng.s responsibility to the public & duty to report illegal or unethical engineering practice
  • The ethical use of the engineer's seal
  • Continuing competence
  • The social and environmental impacts of engineering on society
Law for Professional Engineers, Geoscientist
  • This evening workshop will summarize and simplify the fundamentals of professional Engineering law and will help participants preparing to write the Professional Practice Exam (NPPE). This workshop will focus on:
  • The basic structure of the Canadian legal system
  • Tort law, liability and issues
  • Business organizations
  • Contract law
  • Specifications & tendering
  • Discharge & breach of contract
  • Bonding, estoppel & construction lien legislation
  • Intellectual property, patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs
  • Professional advertising
  • Dispute resolution, negotiation, arbitration; litigation
  • The engineer as expert witness

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Global Innovative Campus
17818 -107 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB
T5S 1J1
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Course Materials

Each participant will receive a complete set of course notes and handouts that will serve as informative references.


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