The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
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    July 19, 2016
    Watch videos from OACETT’s AGM and Conference Hear from our technical program presenters, Fellow OACETT recipients, members of your OACETT Administration Board and special guests through video captured at our 2016 AGM and Conference.
    June 21, 2016
    OACETT Council Documents Please see below the June 2, 2016 Council meeting documents.
    June 16, 2016
    OACETT AGM and Conference 2016 Highlights “Excellence in Execution” was the theme and rallying cry for the OACETT Council members, chapter volunteers, technical presenters, senior staff and special guests who assembled at the Hamilton Sheraton Hotel from June 2 to 4 for the Association’s 2016 Annual General Meeting and Conference.
    June 09, 2016
    OACETT’s 2016 Salary Survey is now underway OACETT is currently conducting its 2016 Salary Survey, with the assistance of Environics Research Group. This study, which looks at salary, benefits and other forms of compensation that engineering technicians and technologists receive, is a useful tool for OACETT members and their employers. The more responses received, the more meaningful the final report will be.
    May 12, 2016
    OACETT member receives new “Licensed Engineering Technologist” designation Lisa Miller, C.E.T, LET, of Toronto, received Ontario’s first licensed engineering technologist (LET) designation today in a ceremony celebrating a successful collaboration between Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
    May 09, 2016
    Fort McMurray Donations OACETT has donated $2500 to the Red Cross to aid in their recovery efforts in Fort McMurray.
    May 02, 2016
    Centennial College repeats National Engineering Month Ontario student challenge win We’re pleased to announce the winning team of the National Engineering Month (NEM) Ontario College Student Challenge 2016 is Centennial College students Emanuel Amaral, Marthe Angama, Manthan Patel, Genevieve Robinson and Daniel Soerensen.
    April 22, 2016
    OACETT By-law Documents To be ratified at the 2016 AGM, June 4, 2016.
    April 13, 2016
    New report highlights economic contribution of engineering and applied science technicians and technologists Canada’s engineering and applied sciences technicians and technologists possess highly in-demand skills and make a significant contribution to the Canadian economy, according to a new study from The Conference Board of Canada.
    April 11, 2016
    OACETT’s Technology Report Writing Seminar now available online A self-paced seminar that takes you through the steps needed to submit a successful report from the comfort of your home or office.
    March 18, 2016
    OACETT Council Document Please see below the February 26 - 27, 2016 Council meeting document.
    March 08, 2016
    Call for Nominations: 2016 Provincial Honours and Awards Program OACETT is accepting nominations for the 2016 Provincial Honours and Awards program, which recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals, organizations and volunteers who have enhanced our profession through their distinguished service, exceptional leadership or technical achievement.
    December 11, 2015
    Technology Professionals Canada incorporates The presidents of the founding members of Technology Professionals Canada (TPC) met in Ottawa on November 5 to sign the incorporation papers for TPC, an alliance of technology professional associations from four provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Saskatchewan) which together represent approximately 85 per cent of the profession in Canada.
    December 09, 2015
    Call for Abstracts: OACETT AGM and Conference’s Technical Program We are inviting members to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations at OACETT’s 2016 Annual General Meeting and Conference at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel on June 3.
    December 01, 2015
    OACETT Council Document Please see below the November 20 - 21, 2015 Council meeting document.
    November 02, 2015
    Videos from OACETT’s Awards Gala now available for viewing Videos from OACETT’s Provincial Honours and Awards Gala, which took place on October 2 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto, are now available for viewing on the OACETTLive YouTube channel.
    October 15, 2015
    2015 Canadian Electrical Code Available for Free View-Access for a Limited Time The Electrical Enhanced Level Community is part of an open, collaborative network that allows you to participate in discussions on a wide range of industry topics and includes exclusive view-access to current and past editions of the Canadian Electrical Code (CE Code).
    September 30, 2015
    September 2015 OACETT Council Meeting OACETT held its third Council meeting of 2015 on September 18-19 in Brampton with the following highlights:
    September 28, 2015
    Council Approves Mandatory Continuing Professional Development The new program launches January 2016
    July 16, 2015
    OACETT Member Survey: member input needed OACETT has recently launched, via Environics Research Group, a comprehensive Member Survey, and we ask that all members, once they receive the link from Environics, complete the survey as instructed. OACETT is your professional Association, and your input is extremely important to us.
    July 13, 2015
    Three and Six Year Policy Update In July 2005, OACETT introduced certification timelines for all Associate members to ensure they would continue on to certification.
    June 26, 2015
    Watch OACETT’s 2015 AGM & Conference’s session on “Continuing Professional Development” We encourage you to watch ‘Own Your Professional Future,’ a panel discussion and presentation on continuing professional development (CPD) which took place last month.
    June 17, 2015
    Highlights from OACETT’s Annual General Meeting and Conference OACETT held a successful Annual General Meeting and Conference in Minett, Ontario from May 28-30 under the theme "Own Your Professional Future."
    June 17, 2015
    AGM 2015 Photo Gallery Photo Gallery
    May 05, 2015
    OACETT Executives Talk Continuing Professional Development in New Video OACETT invites you to watch a video message from President Stephen Morley, C.E.T. and Vice-President of IETO Greg Miller, C.E.T. on the relevance of continuing professional development (CPD) and the rationale behind OACETT’s desire to make CPD mandatory.
    April 13, 2015
    LET is officially established: a message from OACETT’s President I am delighted to inform members that changes to Ontario Regulation 941/90 to establish the Licensed Engineering Technologist (LET) class of limited licence have now been approved by the Ontario Government, to take effect on July 1, 2015.
    April 08, 2015
    OACETT’s New Canadian application offer If you apply for OACETT membership within one year of arriving in Canada, you are eligible to take advantage of our New Canadian Application offer which waives OACETT's application fee of $222.
    April 02, 2015
    OACETT election results announced The Association would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the successful candidates of the OACETT Election for the 2015 - 2017 term of office. OACETT is very fortunate to have had so many candidates run in this election, a total of seven election positions this time around! This shows the dedication and commitment to the Association that our members have. Volunteers play an integral part in OACETT’s success and the upcoming term of office will present a particular challenge as we face the many ventures OACETT has undertaken.
    March 24, 2015
    Own Your Professional Future: A New Approach to Continuing Learning As technologies, business practices and public expectations evolve, it is essential that OACETT members maintain high levels of professional competence for the protection of the public. For this reason, OACETT is recommending a mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program that requires members to pursue ongoing professional development to uphold membership with the Association.
    December 12, 2014
    OACETT appoints a new Director of IETO and Registrar OACETT is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Chappell to the position of Director of IETO and Registrar, effective January 2, 2015. Barbara has served the Association for nearly 11 years, seven of those in the capacity of Deputy Registrar, during which her considered and collaborative approach to the management of certification and admissions operations has enabled her to accomplish a great deal.
    December 04, 2014
    OACETT Council Documents Please see below the November OACETT Council meeting documents
    November 12, 2014
    OACETT members receive a discount on training programs from CSA Group OACETT has partnered with CSA Group to provide members with preferential pricing on sustainability training programs.
    November 07, 2014
    OACETT’s Employer Exchange Breakfast focuses on new treaty impacting Canadian business The Conference Board of Canada’s deputy chief economist Pedro Antunes gave industry leaders the latest news on Canada’s economy and the new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at OACETT’s Employer Exchange Breakfast on November 5.
    October 31, 2014
    2014 OACETT Salary Survey Now Available For more than 10 years OACETT has conducted research on the compensation and employment trends of engineering technology professionals. We recently completed data collection on OACETT’s 2014 Salary Survey and are excited to share the results.
    October 21, 2014
    New Bursary Award Created at RCC Students in the RCC Institute of Technology’s engineering technology programs now have the opportunity to receive a $1000 bursary thanks to a $10,000 gift from OACETT member and RRC alumni Farsad Kiani, C.E.T.
    October 09, 2014
    OACETT members invited to attend the Canadian Value Symposium 2014 Learn how to combine Value Analysis, Lean, Six Sigma, Risk Analysis, and other techniques to achieve breakthrough solutions by attending the Canadian Value Symposium, taking place from November 17-18 at the Eaton Chelsea in downtown Toronto.
    October 08, 2014
    September 2014 OACETT Council Meeting OACETT Council Meeting was held on September 26-27 in Mississauga, Ontario.
    September 29, 2014
    Nominations open for OACETT Provincial Honours & Awards OACETT invites you to take a few moments out of your busy schedule to reflect on a volunteer, co-worker, educator or employer who has made a difference in your life, in the engineering technology industry or in our association.
    July 02, 2014
    The OACETT Professional Practice Exam is Changing! The Institute of Engineering Technology of Ontario (IETO) is pleased to announce upcoming improvements to the OACETT Professional Practice Exam and study materials. The new edition of the Professional Practice Study manual includes updates to the OACETT By-law and commentary on new issues that have arisen in the continually changing engineering technology workplace. PPE manual chapters have been reorganized, reformatted, and new content added for overall flow and cohesiveness. Two new sections have been added to the manual: Workplace Legislation and IETO. Additional multiple choice questions will be introduced to reflect these revisions.
    June 27, 2014
    PPE announcement Registration for the new online,on demand PPE opens July 15, 2014
    June 23, 2014
    OACETT 2014 Annual General Meeting and Conference Highlights OACETT held a successful Annual General Meeting and Conference in Niagara-on-the-Lake from May 29-31 under the theme “Cultivating a Culture of Success”.
    June 11, 2014
    National Engineering Month 2014 video: Engineers Without Borders talk OACETT success Throughout the month of March, OACETT hosted a number of events for National Engineering Month Ontario 2014, “Making a World Difference” in the lives of many elementary and high school students across Ontario. Learn about the significant progress OACETT made in this year’s campaign.
    May 26, 2014
    Confederation College team wins province-wide student challenge A team of Confederation College students have won the inaugural National Engineering Month (NEM) Ontario College Student Challenge Award following a month-long competition in March.
    May 20, 2014
    Veridian Connections joins the OACETT Strategic Partnership Program OACETT, a leading professional association of more than 24,000 members and the certifying body that issues and manages the designations of C.E.T., C.Tech. and A.Sc.T., has welcomed Veridian Connections Inc. (Veridian) as a new strategic partner.
    April 24, 2014
    Women in Technology Committee call for chapter representatives OACETT’s Women in Technology (WIT) Committee invites female members of the Association, working in various disciplines of engineering technology, to become WIT Chapter Representatives.
    April 15, 2014
    2014 Awards Nominations Are Available The Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the Provincial Honours and Awards program.
    April 02, 2014
    OACETT’s New Canadian application offer If you arrive in Canada on or after March 1, 2014 and apply for OACETT membership within one year of landing, you are eligible to have your OACETT application fee of $222 waived.
    February 21, 2014
    OACETT’s $10,000 gift supports NC’s engineering technology students Students in Niagara College’s engineering technician and technology programs received a significant boost today, thanks to a $10,000 gift from the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). The gift will be used to establish the OACETT Technology Scholarship which will provide an annual award to a student in one of Niagara College's OACETT-recognized engineering or applied science technology programs. The endowment fund at Niagara College is the 23rd fund created as part of OACETT's 25 for 25 Building Forward Campaign, which supports engineering technology education by expanding the bursary program into all of Ontario's colleges.
    February 21, 2014
    Endowment fund established to support St. Clair College engineering technology students St. Clair College, the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and Industrial Drive Services today announced the creation of a $23,500 endowment to fund an annual financial award for engineering technology students enrolled at St. Clair College. The new fund is made possible through a leadership gift from OACETT’s Carole and George Fletcher Foundation, generously matched by Industrial Drive Service, and a contribution from the College.
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