Technical Exams

Technical Exams


To be eligible to write technical exams, you must have had an academic assessment and been assigned exams by the Academic Review Committee.

Important Information

APEGS is now offering technical exams online through Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC). You must review all exam information on in preparation for these exams.

Deadline to submit Spring/Summer 2024 exam applications to APEGS is February 23, 2024.

Technical Exams are offered twice per year in the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. Information regarding Technical Exams can be found here.

Deadline to request exams to be included in the Fall/Winter 2024 sitting that are not available for the Spring/Summer 2024 sitting is January 31, 2024.

Study Materials

  • You can find examples of past exams on the Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) website found here.
  • There are also recommended textbooks for each subject in the Canadian Engineering Qualification Board (CEQB) Syllabi, which can be found here.

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) OR Fundamentals of Geology Exam (FG)

As an alternative to writing three confirmatory exams, engineers may instead opt to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (NCEES). Geoscientists assigned the confirmatory exams may opt to take the Fundamentals of Geology Exam as an alternative.