Internationally Educated Graduates

Internationally-Educated Graduates

Internationally-educated graduates follow the same application process as all other applicants. To be certified by ASET, all applicants must meet a minimum national benchmark for education, experience, and professionalism. 

ASET accepts basic assessments completed by the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services (WES, ICES, ICAS, CES, MIDI). 

Documents in a language other than English must be officially translated into English. Applicants must submit the original document that was translated and the official translated document.

Visit the C.Tech./C.E.T. application overview for further details, including required additional documents.

English Language Proficiency

Applicants are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language that is sufficient to enable the applicant to responsibly practice the profession. Applicants may satisfy this requirement by providing the results of the following tests for English language competency:

The following minimum test scores will be accepted by ASET for the purposes of evaluating English language proficiency:

Test Minimum Score Description

C.Tech. - 5

C.E.T. - 6

IELTS: International English Language Testing System

IELTS has two options for the reading and writing tests. Applicants must take the “General Training” test.


C.Tech. - 5

C.E.T. - 7

CELPIP: Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program

CELPIP has two different tests. Applicants must take the “CELPIP-General” test.

Applicants who are unable to provide test results may request special consideration by the Board of Examiners. Please contact for more information.

Applicants who are graduates of an academic program delivered in English are exempt from this requirement.

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