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Section 71.20.4 Membership in the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

The Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec ( currently admits graduates of the BEng curricula in Building, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, and Software Engineering, as members. Quebec law requires that candidates seeking admission to provincially recognized Quebec professional corporations (such as the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec) possess an appropriate knowledge of the French language.

A person is deemed to have that knowledge who:

  1. has taken at least three years of full-time instruction given in French at the secondary or post-secondary level;
  2. has passed the French mother tongue examinations in the fourth or fifth grade of the secondary level;
  3. has obtained in Quebec, a secondary‑school certificate for the 1985‑86 school year or later.

In all other cases, a person must obtain a certificate delivered by the Office québécois de la langue française ( or hold a certificate defined as equivalent by regulation of the Government.

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