May 2018

Path to Professional Registration

Organized by the Victoria Branch

Please Note
To help us predict catering needs, please register by May 3, 2018.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact Mara Buzgar at [email protected]
Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Location: Engineering and Computer Science Bldg - RM 660, 3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC

The room is on the sixth floor, and the building is near parking lot one.
Presenter: Caroline Westra, B.Eng.
Manager, Academic and Experience Assessment, Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $15.00 + GST = $15.75
Contact: Laura Malowaniec 
Email: [email protected] 
Please join the Victoria Branch for their Registration Information Session. Caroline Westra, Manager, Academic and Experience Assessment at Engineers and Geoscientists BC, will review requirements for professional registration. This is a great opportunity for current members-in-training as well as supervisors and mentors to learn more about the registration process.

Come learn about the new reporting system for work experience, as well as the other requirements for professional registration so that you can provide guidance to your juniors.

The presentation covers the following topics:
  • The route to professional registration
  • Experience reporting and competency-based assessmenton
  • Law and ethics requirements
  • Members-in-Training (EITs/GITs) and university students are strongly encouraged to attend


Caroline Westra, B.Eng.

Manager, Academic and Experience Assessment, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Caroline Westra has a bachelor’s degrees in physics and mechanical engineering. She is responsible for overseeing the academic experience assessments for all engineering applications, and is involved in the development and implementation of process improvements. She has spent the last 20 years helping applicants get registered, and has been involved in outreach describing the registration process to potential applicants, especially internationally-trained professionals.


  • Guest/Non-member registration: If you are not a member of Engineers and Geoscientists BC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'Non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account and then you will be able to register online with this new account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.
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