Permit to Practice Link to heading
Hacken is one of approximately 4700 corporations licensed to practice engineering in Alberta. See APEGA’s searchable list of Permit Holders.
Exclusive Scope of Practice of Engineering Link to heading
In the province of Alberta, engineering can only be practiced with a license from APEGA. This is covered in Alberta’s Engineering and Geosciences Professions Act (PDF), Part 1, 2(1).
Responsible Member Link to heading
One of the requirements of a Permit to Practice is that a company designate a Responsible Member for each area of practice.
At Hacken, I am the Professional Engineer responsible for the practice of software engineering.