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Chartered Chemist

Working in Ontario

Professional chemists search for and use new knowledge about chemicals to improve the way we live. Chemists monitor and safeguard the environment, the workplace and consumer goods. They often work in teams with other chemists, chemical engineers, and chemical technicians.

Only those registered with the Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario (ACPO) have the right to practice as “Chartered Chemist” and are permitted to use the designation C.Chem. after their names. The Right to Title for a Chartered Chemist in Ontario as set out in accordance with the Act of 1984, "An Act respecting the Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario".

Tools and Information

The Ontario Government has partnered with the Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario to create a Career Map for internationally trained chartered chemist. The Career Map explains in detail every step of the registration process including language requirements, labour market conditions, the credential assessment process, licensing fees and other important information.

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