Benefits of Membership
Apply for Membership

To apply for membership in the CACPT, you must fill out the Application for Membership as well as a Technical Employment Verification.

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Application for Membership
Technical Employment Verification

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Application for Membership
Technical Employment Verification (for previous employment only)
Form Submission

Once your applications are completed, you can submit scanned copies to the CACPT by mail or online through the website.

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Annual Membership Fees
Membership Types
Full Member

A full member is a person who:

  • is a graduate of a recognized Planning Technician program with a minimum of two years technical planning experience; or


  • has a planning related university degree, plus two years of relevant technical planning experience (at the discretion of the Registration Board); or


  • is a non-graduate or has graduated from a program other than a planning technician program, but has a minimum of six years of relevant technical planning experience (at the discretion of the Registration Board).
Notice: The work experience in all cases may include a maximum of six months of full-time student co-op employment.
Associate Member

An associate member is a person who:

  • is qualified as a planning technician but has not completed the work experience requirement of Council for certification as a full member, but has surpassed the requirement for student members and contemplates applying for full membership when eligible; or


  • by training, experience or occupation has a direct interest in the field of planning technology, but does not meet the full experience or academic requirements for full membership (at the discretion of the Registration Board.)
Notice: Associate and Student members do not have the right to vote or hold office.
Student Member

A student member is a person who is enrolled in a recognized Planning Technician program.