Jordi Guix, president of AQPE Foundation, has died

The president of Private Foundation AQPE and dean of Catalan Association of Industrial Engineers, Jordi Guix, has died on Saturday, 25th of February. The collective of engineers and the world of engineering in general lament this loss. Guix, an industrial engineer from the ETSEIB, was appointed President of the Foundation in 2013. He was a […]

Preparing the 1st INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING

Next May 26th will be a very important day for the AQPE, as well as by the Colleges and Associations of Engineers who support it, and for the world of professional certification in general. This is the day that the 1st International Forum on Professional Engineering in Barcelona will take place, the first International Forum […]

30% bonus on the extension of RCP policies for AQPE certified engineers

Professional certification, such as emitted by AQPE, is increasingly recognized nationally and internationally, and is a way to gain visibility and demonstrate professional excellence accredited by a third party. For companies which want to hire an engineer and need to be sure that apart from knowledge and experience, they have the necessary professional skills. For the Administration […]

AQPE wishes you a Merry Christmas and a happy 2017

“Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the world” (Isaac Asimov) “Scientists study the world as it is, engineers create the world that never has been.” (Theodore Von Karman) “We can only see a bit of the future, but enough to realize that there is much to be done” […]

FRANCESC GONZÁLEZ PRESENTS THE AQPE TO STUTTGART TO PROMOTE LABOR MOBILITY BETWEEN BADEN-WURTTEMBERG AND CATALONIA

On October 19, at the invitation of the Goethe Institute, the AQPE was present at the Second Day of Collaboration for the Promotion of Labor Mobility between Baden-Württemberg and Catalonia, held in the spectacular setting of the Haus der Wirtschaft Center of Stuttgart.

AQPE PARTICIPATES, IN TOULOUSE, AT THE CELEBRATION OF THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF SNIPF

On October 19, Toni Molina, secretary general of the AQPE represented us in Toulouse in the 80th anniversary celebration of SNIPF, Société Nationale des Ingénieurs Professionnel de France, the Professional Certification Agency of Engineers in the neighboring country. SNIPF has more than 2,000 certified engineers in compliance with ISO 17024, accredited by COFRAC, the French […]

AQPE MEETS IN ITALY WITH THE ENGINEERS OF THE ORDINE DEGLI INGEGNERI DI MILANO

On October 13, representatives of the AQPE met in Italy with the Ordine degli Ingegneri di Milano invited by its president Dott. Ing. Stefano Calzolari, also president of the Agenzia Nazionale for Certification, to discuss issues of common interest in the scope of Professional Engineers Certification. The AQPE presented its methodology, situation and objectives, sharing […]

“I DON’T NEED TO BE A MEMBER BECAUSE I DON’T SIGN PROJECTS”

This is a phrase repeated a thousand times among young engineers and not so young. When I hear it I wonder if, in fact, I have never done an engineer. It is true that many years ago I signed some boilers and even the segregation of some warehouses, but I do not remember that. To […]

Did you know that in USA is not enough a college degree to sign engineering projects?

Yes, in this country of reference, all degreed engineers are “Engineers in Practice” until they pass two exams, each about eight hours and very comprehensive, in the first, as to the knowledge acquired and in the second, as to the experience. The first test, called Fundamentals of Engineering, is usually passed shortly after finishing the career and the second, […]

Marc Queralt: “the AQPE certification guarantees and reinforces my CV”

Marc Queralt i Bassa, who professionally presented as “computer engineer, MBA and Master in Digital Marketing, that program as angels and has vision of enterprise”, is certified “PEQ Professional Engineer AQPE Area” with the category “Engineer Professional Senior-Fellow” in the area of “information systems”. Value AQPE certification because they are the engineers themselves who have decided as a group what is […]