Presentation of the AQPE to Direcció General d’Energia, Mines i Seguretat Industrial

The Direcció General d’Energia, Mines i Seguretat Industrial de la Generalitat de Catalunya, represented by his General Director, Mr. Pere Palacín, and by Mr. Francesc Sabió, Subdirector of Energy, and by Mr. Isidre Masalles, Subdirector of Industrial Security, received the past 9th of July a delegation of the AQPE (Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers) formed by his President, Mr. Jordi Guix, the General Director, Mr. Antoni Molina and Mrs. Isabel Castillejo of the Col·legi Oficial d’Enginyers Industrials de Catalunya.

In the presentation explained  that the AQPE is a Private Foundation, founded by college of engineers, that aims the certification of the professionals of the engineering in function of the knowledges 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, the systems of qualification employed and of his mutual recognition.

PEQ certificate (Professional Engineer) than issued AQPE supports competence level obtained by the professional of the engineering that subject to the procedure of evaluation applied by his professional college and sanctioned by the Committee of Professional Qualification of the AQPE. To difference, and in complementation, of university degrees, that accredits the training that qualifies for a profession, through PEQ certificate accredits the competitions that have the professionals in the scopes where have exercised them and thus accurate information is provided, precise and equable, to the companies and to the society on the professional experience of the engineers.

The Direcció General values very positively AQPE and the importance of the professional certification to deal with the new challenges in a globalized and changing society require us. They interested especially by the scopes referring to the energetic efficiency analyzing the opportunity to enhance it by his social and economic importance.

Pere Palacín Ferré DG Energia Mines i Seguretat IndustrialPere Palacín, Direcció General  d’Energia, Mines i Seguretat Industrial de la Generalitat de Catalunya

The Direcció General d’Energia, Mines i Seguretat Industrial directs, executes and coordinates the actions of Departament d’Empresa i Ocupació  in energy, mines and industrial safety scheme, schedule energetic infrastructures, design the energetic politics to apply in Catalonia, directs the model of industrial security, realizes the administrative permission of the energetic installations situated in Catalunya, does the follow-up and control of actions planned by the operating companies, inspects and controls technical requirements and security of the industrial installations, energetic and mining, as well as the management of the administrative registers of autonomic competition.

AQPE (Agency for Qualification of Professional Engineers) is a Private Foundation that aims the certification of the professionals of the engineering based on knowledges 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, the systems of qualification employed and of his mutual recognition.