Practice Review Program

The APEGBC Practice Review program is intended to be an educational and professional development process for the benefit of members and licensees, as well as a proactive quality assurance check on their practices. The Engineers and Geoscientists Act (the Act) and the APEGB Bylaws establish the authority for a practice review process.

In addition to the regulation of the practice review process, the association monitors trends, provides guidance, and makes suggestions to its members.

Practice Review applies to all members and can be conducted:

  • On a random basis within one or more disciplines, areas of practice and/or other relevant risk factors as determined by Council
  • Upon request from a member who wishes to have his/her existing practice examined
  • When a member is referred to the Practice Review Committee by the Registrar or the Investigation Committee under sections 29(1) or 30(7) of the Act
  • When Council has reason to believe that the engineering or geoscience practice of an individual is questionable
  • When it is ordered by the Discipline Committee as a result of a discipline hearing with a guilty finding or a Consent Order

It is intended that the mandatory review process be objective, instructive, and above all, promote continuing professional development.

In addition APEGBC has developed an Organizational Quality Management Program which exempts employees of Certified Organizations from being randomly selected to undergo a Practice Review.
Further information regarding the Practice Review Program can be obtained by contacting Lina Bowser, Manager, Quality Assurance Programs at 604.412.4862, toll-free at 1.888.430.8035 ext. 4862, or by e-mail at lbowser@apeg.bc.ca.

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Questions regarding the APEGBC Organizational Quality Management Program may be directed to:

Kelly Dayman
Organizational Quality Management Administrator
E-mail: kdayman@apeg.bc.ca
Phone: 604.639.8184
Toll-free:  1.888.430.8035 ext. 8184

Lina Bowser
Manager, Quality Assurance Programs
E-mail: oqm@apeg.bc.ca
Phone: 604.412.4862
Toll-free:  1.888.430.8035 ext. 4862
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