The APEC Human Resource Development Working Group for mutual recognition of professionals developed the initiative for the APEC Engineer Registered over the period 1997- 1999.
The Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)*, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia (ACEM) have participated in the development of the Register at the request of the Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Ministerís Department, Malaysia. The Board of Engineers, Malaysia has formed a committee to develop and monitor the registration of APEC Engineer in Malaysia.
* a regulatory body established under the Registration of Engineers Act Malaysia 1967.
APEC ENGINEER MONITORING COMMITTEE MALAYSIA
The Committee comprises:-
i) 2 BEMís
The first Committee members are as follows:-
Representative to the Expert Advisory Group:
Ir. Dr. Gue See Sew
Secretary of BEM :
Eligibility for admission to APEC Engineer Register is limited only to engineers who have completed an accredited or recognised engineering programme and is registered with IEM who has been approved for independent practice. The Route to Professional Engineers, Accredited Qualification for Registration As Graduate Engineers and Engineering Qualification Assessment Procedures are described in the Board of Engineers, Malaysiaís Guidebook (Appendix I).
Specific Assessment Requirements For An APEC Engineer
Specific assessment mechanisms for various engineering disciplines on the Register are described in the Guidebook : The Route to An APEC Engineer.
All applicants for registration shall satisfy the following criteria:-
Maintained their continuing professional development at a satisfactory level.
Audit of APEC Engineers
Any person on the APEC Engineers Register may be subjected to random audit of their current curriculum vitae and records of continuing professional development over the immediate past three years period by an assessor or assessors appointed by the Board.
The engineering disciplines recognised for the purpose of the APEC Engineer Register are:-
Note: The list may be expanded.
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