Fact Sheet - Engineer

Regulated profession (NOC 2021)
  • 21300 – Civil engineers
  • 21301 – Mechanical engineers
  • 21310 – Electrical and electronics engineers
  • 21320 – Chemical engineers
  • 21321 – Industrial and manufacturing engineers
  • 21322 – Metallurgical and materials engineers
  • 21330 – Mining engineers
  • 21331 – Geological engineers
  • 21332 – Petroleum engineers
  • 21390 – Aerospace engineers
  • 21311 – Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • 21399 – Other professional engineers
Regulatory bodyEngineers Geoscientists Manitoba
Regulated titles
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.)
  • Engineering intern
National bodiesEngineers Canada is the national organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the profession.
Registration processSee Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba - For Internationally Educated Professionals and Academic Assessment Flowchart.
Credential assessmentEngineers Geoscientists Manitoba refers internationally educated applicants to World Education Services (WES) to obtain a WES ICAP (course-by-course) credential evaluation. See Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba - How to order your WES Document-by-Document (ICAP).
Language proficiencySee Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba - Language Requirements.
Professional competency profilesSee Engineers Canada - Core Engineering Competencies.
Tools/resources
Essential skills profileGo to Job Bank - Explore careers by essential skills, search for the occupation via name or NOC code, and view the essential skills profile.
Employment outlookGo to Job Bank - Explore job outlooks, search the occupation name or NOC code, and view employment outlook by provinces and regions across Canada.
Job search toolsSee Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba - Career Opportunities.

To search job postings in any occupation, visit Job Bank or Work in Manitoba.
Related occupations/alternate careers (NOC 2021)Below are examples of occupations in the broader field of engineering and construction:

  • 22300 – Civil engineering technologists and technicians*
  • 22303 – Construction estimators
  • 22233 – Construction inspectors
  • 22231 – Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
  • 21120 – Public and environmental health and safety professionals
  • 22232 – Occupational health and safety specialists**

*Employers may require professional certification with the Certified Technicians & Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM).

**Employers may require specific certification in the field.

While each occupation will have its own set of employment requirements, none are regulated occupations in Manitoba and therefore do not have certification/registration requirements with a professional regulatory body. Employers often, however, require applicants to have job-specific experience, training, and/or certification. Always check the hiring criteria carefully. Hiring criteria is set by the employer and will vary from employer to employer.
Last updated December 2022.

Notes

  1. This fact sheet serves as a guide and will be updated periodically. When researching information on professional registration processes, always refer to the regulator to ensure accurate, up-to-date information.
  2. The Government of Canada updates the National Occupational Classification (NOC) every five years. At present, users can access four versions of NOC (2021, 2016, 2011, and 2006) on the NOC website. When searching an occupation on the NOC website, always use the most recent version (NOC 2021).
  3. The regulatory body is the only organization that can grant entry into a regulated occupation via registration and the issuing of a licence or certificate. Other organizations (e.g., national bodies, regional bodies, membership associations, etc.) are not regulatory bodies.