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For Articling Pupils

Articling Pupils

This section is intended for individuals who are already articling or are about to article. For more information about becoming an Alberta Land Surveyor, please visit the careers section of the website.

In order for articles to be approved by the Registration Committee, the candidate must submit:

  • their certificate of completion from the Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors;
  • their articling contract with their principal
  • the fees required by the bylaws (currently $250 for the annual membership plus $200 for filing the articles of service plus $25 for the CBEPS Levy plus GST);
  • their declaration of good character
  • their articling resume; and
  • their action plan on how the pupil intends to complete their articles. Action plan must include the following:
    • Timeline showing when the pupil will:
      • complete their field and office time
      • write professional exams
      • submit their project reports
      • sit for their qualifying exam
    • Provide detailed commentary on how the pupil will receive the necessary experience to become an Alberta land surveyor
    • Action plans must be signed and dated by both the pupil and principal

Click here to begin the application to article process.
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Affidavits of Service

Due annually on January 15.


Written Exams
  • Principles & Practice of Land Surveying One - April 7, 2020
  • Principles & Practice of Land Surveying Two - October 8, 2019

Qualifying Exam Dates

June 10
August 7
October 16
December 11
January 8
March 4
April 1


Project Reports

For articling students, a minimum of one project report must be submitted within two years of the student signing articles. Only digital reports will be accepted.

Reports shall be submitted to the Michelle Woywitka (woywitka@alsa.ab.ca) in digital format (pdf only). This should be provided using file sharing software or an ftp site as most reports are too large to send through email.


Links for Articling Pupils


Previous Exams


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Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3G2
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The Alberta Land Surveyors' Association (ALSA) is a self-governing professional association legislated under the Land Surveyors Act. The Association regulates the practice of land surveying for the protection of the public and administration of the profession.