ASET Certification Exam

ASET Certification Exam (Technical)

The  ASET Certification Examination is designed to test the entry-level skill and knowledge of engineering and applied science technologists who have:

  1. Graduated from a technologist-level program that is not accredited by Technology Accreditation Canada and are applying for C.E.T.; or
  2. Completed a technician-level program of study in engineering or applied science technology and are seeking reclassification from C.Tech. to C.E.T.; or
  3. Completed ASET's Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition process and are seeking reclassification from C.Tech. to C.E.T. and have at least two years of technical work experience in their field of practice.

More information about the C.Tech./C.E.T. application can be found here.


Fees Amount
ASET Professional Practice Exam $252*

*Please be advised that the exam fee is non-refundable.


Please download the Certification Exam Handbook for complete information about the exam, including:

  • Exam Content
  • Study Materials and Practice Exams
  • Exam Time and Location
  • Calculator Policy
  • Rescheduling/Rewriting Policy
  • Exam Results
  • Special Accomodate Requests

Learn more about the discipline options for the Certification Exam.


Exam Schedule

Exam Date Registration Deadline

Wednesday, 20 October 2021
(all locations)
21 September 2021

Thursday, 20 January 2022
(all locations)
21 December 2021

Monday, 25 April 2022
(all locations)
26 March 2022

Tuesday, 26 April 2022
(virtual, Edmonton and Calgary)
26 March 2022

Wednesday, 20 July 2022
(all locations)
21 June 2022

Thursday, 21 July 2022
(virtual, Edmonton and Calgary)
21 June 2022

Wednesday, 19 October 2022
(all locations)
20 September 2022

Thursday, 20 October 2022
(virtual, Edmonton and Calgary)
20 September 2022

Exam Resources

  1. ASET Certification Exam manuals are available for download.

  2. Practice Certification Exams available for purchase.

    • The Practice Exams are hosted by a third-party educational partner, and applicants will need to create a new account to access the exams.

  3. Certification Exam Calculator policy

  4. Online Proctoring Information

    • Video resource from ProctorU/Yardstick outlining candidates experience for writing an exam virtually.

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