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Classifications

The CTTAM Certification Board determines the appropriate classification for applicants based on the assessment of academics and work experience.

The following are the CTTAM classifications:

  • Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.)
  • Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.)
  • Certified Engineering Technician (C.Tech.)
  • Applied Science Technician (C.Tech.)
  • Associate
  • Student Associate

Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T.) or Applied Science Technologist (A.Sc.T.)

A person with the designation of C.E.T. or A.Sc.T. has completed:

  • a nationally accredit program or an acceptable program of studies that meets the academic equivalent of Technologist:
  • at least two years of current practical work experience (that includes a minimum of one year Canadian work experience) in a position of responsibility that reflects a technologist level of education; and the CTTAM Professional Practice Exam.

The C.E.T. or A.Sc.T. is bound by the CTTAM Code of Ethics and has the right to vote and wear the Association ring.


Certified Engineering Technician or Applied Science Technician (C.Tech.)

A person with the designation of C.Tech. has completed:

  • A nationally accredited program or an acceptable program of studies that meets the academic equivalent of Technician;
  • at least two years of current practical work experience (that includes a minimum of one year Canadian work experience) in a position of responsibility that reflects a technician level education; and the CTTAM Professional Practice Exam.
The C.Tech. is bound by the CTTAM Code of Ethics and has the right to vote and wear the Association ring.

Associate

An Associate is a person who has not met the full academic and/or the work experience requirements to become a certified member and is actively working towards achievement of the certification requirements.

The Associate is bound by the CTTAM Code of Ethics and can participate in the activities of the Association, but does not have the right to vote or wear the Association ring.


Student Associate

A Student Associate is a person who is enrolled in a full-time engineering technology or applied science program that is accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) or recognized by CTTAM.

The Student Associate can participate in the activities of the Association and is bound by the CTTAM Code of Ethics.