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Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

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416-621-9621

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) is the governing body for certified engineering technicians and technologists in Ontario. The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) oversees the registration practices of the association to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a certified engineering technician or technologist in this province.

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2016

This summary of the assessment includes recommendations for improvement.

 2019

2019

Engineering Technicians and Technologists_Fair_Registration_Practices_Report_2019.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,20937711501,368
Applicants who became members733152700820

 2018

2018

Engineering Technicians and Technologists_Fair_Registration_Practice_Report_2018.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,33134410501,474
Applicants who became members66172680738

 2017

2017

Engineering Technicians and Technologists_Fair_Registration_Practices_Report_2017.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,14535313901,322
Applicants who became members598134680683

 2016

2016

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,23840217901,459
Applicants who became members705421070818

 2015

2015

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,23921618601,452
Applicants who became members43842690513

 2014

2014

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2014
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,15328821701,406
Applicants who became members7071851570887

 2013

2013

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2013

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2013

Registration Practices Assessment Report — Summary (Engineering Technicians and Technologists)

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2013
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,23528721101,481
Applicants who became members6071431200744

 2012

2012

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2012

Registration Practices Assessment Report — Summary (Engineering Technicians and Technologists)

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2012
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,23333321501,484
Applicants who became members619192173 813

 2011

2011

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2011

Report on Entry-to-Practice Review, 2011                  

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2011
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,459331231301,817
Applicants who became members6772662410950

 2010

2010

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2010
Audit Report

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2010
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,14633226101,442
Applicants who became members71613534801,082

 2009

2009

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2009

In a July 2009 guide to help regulators conduct reviews of their entry-to-practice requirements, the OFC drew attention to certain promising practices of the OACETT:

For a description of all OFC-monitored developments for this profession for 2009, see the 2009-2010 Annual Report.

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2009
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,10837343201,580
Applicants who became members6511652660938

 2008

2008

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2008

Applications to Practise Processed by the OACETT in 2008
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received801311143501,278
Applicants who became members6051332400861

 2007

2007


During the fall and winter of 2007-2008, the OFC undertook a study of the OACETT to understand its 2007 registration practices and establish baseline data and information. PDF

Quick Facts

Number of Engineering Technicians and Technologists18,080
Number of Internationally Trained Engineering Technicians and Technologists3,175

You may find information about exam requirements and Canadian work experience requirements elsewhere on this site.


Location of Training, 2019

Ontario14,337
Other Canadian Provinces568
USA61
Other International3,114
Unknown0
Total18,080
Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)18%

The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Engineering Technicians and Technologists, 2019

Largest NumberIndia
Second Largest NumberPhilippines
Third Largest NumberPakistan
Fourth Largest NumberNigeria
Fifth Largest NumberIraq
Number of Applicants75

The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists does not fall under the jurisdiction of any ministry. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact the OACETT for further information about your ability to practise as a certified engineering technician or technologist in Ontario.

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