Knowledge Centre

PEO publishes a variety of resources to assist licence holders in their roles and responsibilities, as well as guidance for applicants going through the licensure process.

Resources

Ontario professional engineers are part of a community of more than 87,500 PEO licence and certificate holders committed to enhancing the quality of life, safety and well-being in the province.


PEO’s Engineering Intern (EIT) program provides guidance and assistance to engineering graduates as they acquire the 48 months of acceptable engineering work experience, including annual reviews of experience.


As the regulator of engineering in Ontario, it’s PEO’s role to assure the public that licensed practitioners are competent to practise in their chosen discipline, and that they are taking responsibility for the outcomes of their work.


As Ontario’s engineering regulator, PEO relies heavily on its volunteers. More than 1,000 professional engineers, engineering interns and non-engineers volunteer their time each year on behalf of the association through their participation.


PEO's mandate, as described in the Professional Engineers Act, is to ensure that the public is protected and that individuals and companies providing engineering services uphold a strict code of professional ethics and conduct.


Online Learning Modules

PEO’s Online Learning Modules provide licence holders, volunteers, staff and applicants with various learning and development opportunities.

Practice Advice Resources and Guidelines

PEO offers a variety of practice advice resources to assist licence holders in providing professional and ethical engineering services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Continuing knowledge activities must have learning content of a technical engineering nature that helps practising licence holders maintain or enhance their competence to practise professional engineering. Here is a table of examples of activities, listed by learning activity type, that count towards your PEAK continuing knowledge hours:

Table providing examples of activities that count towards continuing knowledge activities. Long description available at the link provided.

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If you are an existing PEO portal user, you may have already received an MFA activation email notification to reset your password and choose your MFA delivery method. If you have not activated MFA yet, or you cannot find that email, please go to PEO Portal login page https://secure.peo.on.ca/ebusiness/PEOLogin.aspx. On the top of the page, you can click a button to have the activation email resent to your registered email address. 

Continuing knowledge activities must have learning content of a technical engineering nature that helps practising licence holders maintain or enhance their competence to practise professional engineering. Here is a table of examples of activities that, generally, do not count towards your continuing knowledge hours for the PEAK program because they do not maintain or enhance the licence holder’s competence:

Table providing examples of activities that do not count towards continuing knowledge activities. Long description available at the link provided.

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Please check your email account spam/junk folder for an email from userauthentication@peo.on.ca for the one-time code.

The current version of the PEAK program does not require the submission of proof of completion of a learning activity; however, feel free to retain copies of such proofs for your other continuing knowledge planning and reporting needs. 

Please check your text message SPAM folder for the one-time code or choose Email as your MFA option.

PEO asks licence holders to report the time spent on continuing knowledge activities in 15-minute increments on their continuing knowledge declaration forms. For a learning session with a mix of content that is relevant and irrelevant to the licence holder’s practice areas, licence holders are expected to self-determine the portion of the session that helps them maintain or enhance their competence to practise professional engineering.

Please go to PEO Portal login page https://secure.peo.on.ca/ebusiness/PEOLogin.aspx. On the top of the page, you can click a button to have the activation email resent to your registered email address. 

Licence holders who already complete learning activities for other programs—by employers, other regulators or technical associations—that align with the PEO description for continuing knowledge activities could consider reporting those learning activities for the PEAK program. 

Once logged into the portal, under profile select “change MFA option” and select the desired option and click save.