Work experience allows the professional to put educational training into action. Work experience is the application of formal post-secondary education that further develops the skills and abilities to ensure competent practice.

Work experience must be agrology-related work activities and earned after post-secondary graduation. For example, you earned a diploma or university degree, worked in agrology-related activities for two years and then applied for membership, those two years will be counted as work experience.

The amount of total Canadian agrology-related work experience required for eligibility to transition to full designation (PAg or
RT(Ag)) is dependent upon the member’s educational training.

Before full designation can be granted in-training members must meet the following work experience requirements. The work
experience requirement depends on the type of diploma or degree a member attains which made them eligible for registration with the profession of Agrology.

Agrology-related
Diploma or Degree
Minimum no. years work
experience in one Practice Area
Additional years Agrology
work experience required
Total years Agrology
work experience required
2-year diploma 3 2 5
3-year applied degree 3 1 4
4-year degree 3 0 3
M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree  3 0 3*
*One year of work experience granted for M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree provided degree is related to the PA selected.