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Key definitions


Engineer is an individual involved in practical engineering activity, assessed, certificated and registered with regard to criteria and procedures of The APEC Engineer Manual and approved by the Russian Engineers National Monitoring Committee.

Certification is documented acknowledgement of the compliance of engineering practice indicators with the requirements of the Engineer Standard and its registration followed by standard awarding certificate.

The Engineer Standard is a set of requirements to indicators of practical engineering activity and corresponding criteria, including continuous professional development and improvement of universal, professional and special competencies, as well as compliance with the Code of Engineer Professional Ethics according to The APEC Engineer Manual and approved by the Russian APEC Engineer Monitoring Committee.

Areas of practical activities of Engineers are areas of practical engineering activity in compliance with The APEC Engineer Manual and approved by the Russian Engineers Monitoring Committee.

Registration is entering personal records and practical activity indicators of an engineer, which has proved the compliance with the requirements of the Engineer Standard in the Russian Engineer Register and the International APEC Engineer Register.

Evaluation is stating compliance of indicators of engineering practice with the requirements of the Engineer Standard. The relevant procedures agreed upon with The APEC Engineer Manual and approved by the Russian Engineers Monitoring Committee are applied in the evaluation process. It also includes an examination on verification of universal, professional and special competencies necessary for carrying out practical engineering activity in certain fields.

Practical engineering activity - activity related to the solution of complex engineering problems, carried out by an individual with higher professional education in the field of engineering and technology.

Suspension and withdrawal of registration is temporary or final exclusion of personal information and indicators of engineers practical activities from the Russian Engineer Register and the International APEC Engineer Register for the reasons.


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