Ottawa-based Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) in has reached a new milestone in the granting of the 50th ‘IntET(Canada)’ designation. The International Engineering Technologist designation is recognized by the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) taking into account the diversity of educational training and work experience around the world.
According to CCTT president & CEO Isidore LeBlond, the international designation plays a key role in assisting Canadian employers seeking to have their employees recognized as part of the engineering team.
“The new designation offers experienced engineering technologists with an added credential to their CET or PTech which provides an added competitive advantage” says LeBlond. Information on the new credential, including costs and the application process are available on the CCTT website at www.cctt.ca
CCTT is a national not-for-profit organization representing the interests of over 512,000 individual technicians and technologists and the broader technology profession in Canada. Technology professionals rely on CCTT as their national advocate on issues such as career development, the National Technology Benchmarks, national and international mobility, and national accreditation through the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board.