You must have at least five years of environmental work experience in Canada and this experience must be recent (obtained within the past ten years). If you’ve worked outside of Canada, you must have at least six years of environmental work experience, including one year of environmental employment with a Canadian employer.
Both volunteer experience and any work term required for graduation from a post-secondary program is not considered relevant work experience.
If you do not meet the minimum work experience requirement, you can apply to be an Environmental Professional in Training (EPt). Once you reach five years of experience, you are encouraged to upgrade to the EP Certification.