he gerent of Ports de la GeneralitatM. Dolors Rodríguez, has kept a meeting with a representation of the AQPE (Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers)  formed by his Chief Executive Officer, Antoni Molina, and Marc Cucurella, representative of the Col·legi d’Enginyers Tècnics d’Obres Públiques de Catalunya. The meeting, celebrated the past 23th of April, has served to present to the public company of the Generality the procedure of certification of professionals that offers in different scopes of action the foundation driven by the schools of engineering.

The certified PEQ (Professional Engineer) issued the AQPE endorse the competence level obtained by the professional of the engineering that subject  to the procedure of evaluation applied by his professional school and sanctioned by the Committee of Professional Qualification of the AQPE. Unlike, and in complementation, of the university degrees, that accredits the formation that qualifies for a profession, through the certified PEQ accredits the competitions that have the professional in the scopes where have exercised them and in this way offers rigorous information, precise and equanimity, to the companies and to the society on the professional experience of the engineers.

During the meeting emphasis was placed in the importance of the certified PEQ and the utility that has to have for the development and evolution of the professional career of the engineers evaluating the experience and professional solvency of these, and of the value that contributes to the companies to the work with professional certificates, both at the time of facilitating it and value it to his professionals, as in his suppliers, agreements or biddings.

Ports de la Generalitat is a public company created the 1998 and adscript to the Department of Territory and Sustainability. Directs, plans and manages fishing ports, sportive and commercials uncompromising and regulates also the uses of the commercial installations, cultural, sportive, playful and recreational linked to the port activity or maritime that favors the economic and social balance of the ports, docks and the maritime installations. Also it handles to apply corrective action for the protection of the natural medium and the quality of the maritime waters.

AQPE (Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers) is a Private Foundation that has as aims the certification of the professionals of the engineering in function of the knowledge’s accredited and the professional experience in the different specialties, classified in scopes of action, as procedures of objective certification and standardized, as well as the promotion of the international convergence, mainly European, of the systems of qualification employees and of his mutual recognition.