What is ASET and the role of our Association?
The Association of Science and Engineering Technology
Professionals of Alberta (ASET) is the professional
organization for technicians and technologists in the province of
Alberta and the Canadian Territories. ASET was incorporated on
August 1, 1963.
ASET evaluates the qualifications of individuals who voluntarily
apply for certification, and issues professional credentials
accordingly based on national standards related to education,
experience, and professionalism.
ASET members consists of approximately 18,000
individuals, including full-time technology students, recent
graduates, and fully-certified members.
ASET works closely with The Association of Professional
Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) to advance
the relationship which exists between engineers and technologists
in the workplace.
Why join ASET?
The benefits of membership in ASET are often experienced
differently by our individual members.
For some, the primary reason for applying is the desire to have
a professional credential that demonstrates the indvidual's career
committment to their colleagues and clients. Many employers today
either require or prefer certified technicians and
To others, there are more tangible reasons, such as group
insurance plans, that make membership ideal.
Featured Success Story
Muhammad Ashiq, CET, P. Eng., graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Pakistan in 1988. He then made the move to Toronto...