In New Brunswick, engineering is a profession with two regulated occupations including professional engineers and engineering technologist/technicians. Differences between the occupations include educational and training requirements, and scope of practice. The occupations also operate under separate legislations.
Engineers – Engineers design materials, structures and systems by applying scientific knowledge and mathematics.
Engineering technologists and technicians – Certified engineering technologists typically come from an applied science or engineering background and have graduated from a certificate, diploma or degree program.
Architects – Architects conceptualize, plan and develop designs for the construction and renovation of commercial, institutional and residential buildings. They are employed by architectural firms, private corporations and governments, or they may be self-employed. (Source: Working in Canada)