Step 5: National Professional Practice Exam

You must pass the Professional Practice Exam (PPE) to be eligible to register as a Professional Member of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba (Step 6) unless:

  • You passed the PPE through another Canadian association
  • You registered with another Canadian association prior to the implementation of the PPE and are currently registered elsewhere in Canada
  • You have over 10 years of registered practise in Canada and are currently reinstating with the Association

Please inform Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba if one of the bulleted scenarios applies to you.

About the Exam

The PPE is:

  • A computer based national exam
  • Based on professionalism, law and ethics
  • A two and a half-hour, 110 question multiple-choice exam

Study Materials

See PPE Study Materials


The NPPE is offered in Manitoba three times a year. Write dates and registration deadlines can be found on the exam registration page in your online profile, or the Events Calendar


Registration to write the NPPE is done through your online profile.


All applicants pay a standard exam fee. See > Fees for more information.


See Frequently Asked Questions about the NPPE for more information.

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