Job requirements Microprocessor Designer And Application Engineer in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a microprocessor designer and application engineer in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) (NOC 2147).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Computer engineers require a bachelor's degree in computer engineering, electrical or electronics engineering, engineering physics or computer science.
  • A master's or doctoral degree in a related engineering discipline may be required.
  • Licensing by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practise as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
  • Engineers are eligible for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Alberta Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
British Columbia Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
Manitoba Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Engineers Geoscientists of Manitoba
New Brunswick Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
Nova Scotia Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia
Nunavut Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists
Ontario Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Professional Engineers Ontario
Prince Edward Island Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Association of Professional Engineers of Prince Edward Island
Québec Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
Saskatchewan Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
Yukon Computer Engineers (except Software Engineers And Designers) Regulated Engineers of Yukon

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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