1. The ÀÐÅÑ Engineer Standard establishes the following requirements for individuals who are involved in engineering activity and appear to be the applicants for certification and registration as an ÀÐÅÑ Engineer in the Russian ÀÐÅC Engineer Register and the International APEC Engineer Register:
Applicant shall be a graduate of HEI who completed an accredited education programme in the field of technology in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Applicant shall have professional and universal competences agreed upon with the requirements of the International Engineering Alliance (IEA) stated in Graduate Attributes and Professional Competences and included into the correspondent list approved by the Russian APEC Engineer Monitoring Committee. Besides, applicant shall have competences necessary for carrying out practical engineering activity in special fields that are included into the list and agreed upon with The APEC Engineer Manual and approved by the Russian APEC Engineer Monitoring Committee.
Applicant shall have a right to carry out individual engineering activity in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and carry out practical engineering activity in a certain field.
Applicant shall have not less than 7 years of engineering practice dealing with complex and innovation problem solving after his or her graduation.
Applicant shall have not less than 2 years of experience working as an executive manager (planning, designing, coordinating) carrying out project (long-term, costly, highly technical, of especial importance).
Applicant shall continuously develop him or herself and enhance professional skills so that to carry out individual practical engineering activity under the conditions of technological development (he or she shall be trained along with the correspondent programmes not less than 50 hours a year, attend training and development courses, serve an internship learning about new technologies).
Applicant shall carry out activity in the framework of corresponding national legislation and adhere to the Code of APEC Engineer Professional Ethics.
2. Requirements to especial competences necessary for carrying out practical engineering activity in certain fields that are included into the list and agreed upon with The APEC Engineer Manual are set by the Examination Commissions of the APEC Engineer Certification Center.