Chemical Engineers

(NOC 2134)

What do Chemical Engineers do?

Chemical engineers design the operation/improvement of: chemical processes and equipment; quality control; environmental protection; biochemical/biotechnical engineering; and other areas.

How to become: Chemical Engineers

In general, you need a university degree in your chosen area of engineering or in a related field.

You may also need a master's degree or doctorate in a related engineering field.

As an engineer, you are eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) after graduation from an accredited educational program, after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering, and by passing the professional practice examination.

You need a licence from a provincial/territorial association of professional engineers to practise as a professional engineer (P. Eng.).

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 3 in 20 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Chemical Engineers

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Chemical Engineering: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree (B.Sc. & B.Eng.) Bachelor
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Comprehensive Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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Cape Breton University
Sydney, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Engineering: Chemical Bachelor; University Transfer
Bachelor of Science Bachelor; Co-op
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The University of Queensland
Brisbane, AU

Related Program(s):
Engineering - Chemical Engineering Bachelor; Honours
Engineering Bachelor; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Chemical Engineering Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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