PPE Exam (Law & Ethics) Preparation Course

The Professional Practice Examination (PPE), is a three-hour, closed-book exam on ethics, professional practice, engineering law and liability.

About the PPE Exam (Law & Ethics) Preparation Course:

The Class is taught by an experienced Professional Engineer with heavy practical experience.

  • Concepts clearly explained by using case studies
  • Previous PPE Exam question papers solved in class
  • Save time in PPE Exam preparation
  • Two Day Training Course
  • Detailed PPE class notes are provided
  • 98% of our course participants PASS the PEO PPE on their first attempt.

If you are not passing first attempt , you can attend the next course free of charge. (our Guarentee)

PPE PART A – Professional Practice & Ethics

  1. Definitions and interpretations of professional status.
  2. Obligations that accompany the privileges of professional status.
  3. Unregulated, state regulated, and self regulated practice.
  4. Powers of the PEO in the self regulated profession of engineering in Ontario reserved practice and reserved titles.
  5. Disciplinary consequences of violation of the Regulations including the Code of Ethics, as distinct from the legal liability.
  6. The independent practitioner and the employee engineer acting as a representative or agent.
  7. Supervision of unregistered persons by a professional engineer.
  8. Responsibilities of holders of Limited Licenses.
  9. Ethical considerations related to standards of practice.

Suggested Text: Gordon C. Andrews: “Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics”, Fourth Edition, 2009, published by Nelson Education Ltd. ISBN: 0-17-644134-4

PPE PART B – Engineering Law & Professional Liability

  1. Legal concepts and basics relevant to professional engineers including: the basic structure of the Canadian legal system, basics of business organizations.
  2. Application of tort law principles in determining liability for negligence.
  3. Essential elements and principles of contract law including grounds upon which a contract may be impeached.
  4. Tendering issues, interpretation, discharge and breach of contracts.
  5. Engineering and other specific types of contracts.
  6. The Professional Engineers Act regulatory aspects.
  7. Competition Act issues of relevance to engineers.
  8. Industrial property protection; employment laws.
  9. Human Rights Code Prohibitions against Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Suggested Text: D.L. Marston, “Law for Professional Engineers, Canadian and Global Insights” 4th Edition, 2008, McGraw-Hill Ryerson. ISBN: 978-0070985216

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