Preparation Course for NPPE - Professional Practice Exam

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Sep 18, 2009
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This one day seminar prepares NPPE applicants by covering the primary literature required by APEGGA.

Slides on exam material, including guidelines of ethical and lawful practice, and the Occupational Health & Safety Act will be reviewed in the morning.

In the afternoon, there will be a review of sample multiple choice questions.

After this one-day seminar your learning will be facilitated and accelerated in order for you to pass the exam.

A complete set of course materials is included.

- A set of 100 (educational) multiple choice questions is included in the course materials.

- This seminar is not a replacement for your study.

- This seminar is not affiliated with APEGGA.

Please note that a meal is not included with this course.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for Engineering, Geology, and Geophysics graduate who needs to obtain their APEGGA licences.


1. Ethical theories and Code of ethics

2. Ethics for three different group of professionals: Managers, Employees, and private sector

3. Specific issues in Ethics: Environmental Ethics, Computer Ethics, Ethics in human resource procedures

4. Canadian Legal System

5. Business organization structures

6. Professional implications: Tort Law, Contract law, and “product liability”

7. Tort law

8. Contracts

9. Contract classifications: Choosing Project participants

10. Contract classifications: Delivering Methods: Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, etc.

11. Contract classifications: Compensation Methods: Fixed price, Cost plus, etc.

12. Life cycle of a contract: Awarding contract, Executing contract, and terminating contract

13. Specific issues in contracts: Breaches, Disputes and Delays

14. Important clauses in construction contracts

15. Subcontractor contracts

16. Specific type of contracts: Insurance and Bond

17. Other types of law for professionals: Property law, Labour law, Employment law, Environmental law etc.

18. Property Law: Real vs. Intellectual, different types of intellectual properties

19. Regulating a profession

20. APEGGA’s Act

21. APEGGA’s regulations and bylaws

22. Disciplinary procedures

23. Updating your knowledge

24. Exam preparation: How to study, How to write the exam

25. Practice on Multiple choice questions


Additional Information

Instructor: Mohammad Toghraei Dates: September 18, 2009 Location: Calgary, AB Price: $200 CAD For More Information: