Bridging Programs for International Engineering Graduates (IEGs)

Through funding from the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) offers two Bridge Training Programs to help speed the integration of international engineering graduates (IEGs) into Ontario's labour market. Our bridging programs aim to bring each IEG one step closer to meeting the ultimate goal – a rewarding career in Canada.

Examination Skills
Preparation Course

This course is aimed at individuals preparing to take the Professional Practice Exam (PPE) as administered by Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO). The PPE must be taken and passed as a requirement to become licensed as a Professional Engineer in Ontario.

In this 33-hour program, participants focus on Canadian workplace culture and the legal and ethical practices pertinent to engineers in Ontario. Through in-class instructor led lectures and classroom discussion among peers, participants will understand key concepts from the PPE and gain techniques, strategies and an increased level of confidence to successfully write this vital exam. This course is specially priced at $99.

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Skills and Jobs in Ontario's Environment Sector NEW! 

This course is aimed at IEGs in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Geoscience with an interest in working in the Environment Sector. 

In this 48-hour program, participants focus on current job trends and issues in Ontario’s environment sector and how to adapt their employment skills to pursue work in this sector. Through classroom and online resources, one-to-one career coaching, and hands-on practice of employment skills, participants will improve their workplace communication and employment skills, while learning about environment sector job trends, workplace culture, employer expectations, and self-marketing to potential employers. This course is specially priced at $53.

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Video series

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These projects are funded by
Government of Ontario