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REGISTEREDPROFESSIONALTITLESPRESENTATION TO THEMIDLANDS REGION25 MARCH 2013
REPRESENTATIVE Shirley McDonaldManager, Membership Projects
WHY BECOME A REGISTERED TITLE HOLDER?
 Legally protected registered professional title for engineers Reserved functions to Chartered EngineersWHY?
MULTIUNIT DEV ACT 2011SI 96 OF 2011
BUILDING CONTROL AMENDMENT REGS 2012
 Proven peer reviewed competence Be counted amongst the best in your profession Improved career prospects Recognised p...
The Board of Examiners (BEX) & the Membership and Qualifications Board(MQB)Responsibility for Professional Review Process...
 Apply scientific method Assume personal responsibility Work is predominantly intellectual Exercise original thought a...
 Minimum 8 years spent reaching an educational standard and completingInitial Professional Development (IPD) IPD is your...
 Significant Engineering WorkAny experience requiring the exercise of independent engineering judgement: Planning, desig...
1. Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge andunderstanding to optimise the application of exist...
4. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills5. Make a personal commitment to abide by the appropriate code of p...
2010 CRITICAL SKILLS SURVEYFindings - 21st century employer priorities are:79.2% = Communications73.3% = Critical Thinking...
4. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills5. Make a personal commitment to abide by the appropriate code of p...
 Guidance Notes Document Competences are explained Work space to note down your own examples from your experience to as...
 Competent to apply current engineering technologies in a responsible manner Exercises independent technical judgement ...
 Minimum 7 years spent reaching an educational standard and completing InitialProfessional Development (IPD) IPD is your...
 Engineering Technology Work Include any subject in which you have specialised or have exceptionally goodexperience Dem...
1. Exercise independent technical judgement at an appropriate level2. Assume responsibility as an individual or as a membe...
COMPETENCES5. Use effective communication skills and actively participate in human and industrialrelations6. Make a person...
 Competent to apply established techniques in a responsible manner Works under guidance to solve engineering problemsENG...
 Minimum 5 years spent reaching an educational standard and completing InitialProfessional Development (IPD) IPD is your...
 Engineering Technician Work Include any subject in which you have specialised or have exceptionally goodexperience Dem...
1. Exercise technical judgement at an appropriate level2. Contribute to the design, development, manufacture, commissionin...
 Engineering Practice Report – provides a clear and comprehensiveaccount of your professional development Professional I...
 Cover Page and Table of Contents Summary of career detailsEmployment Dates Company Position Responsibilities Supervisor...
 Table of CPD 5 days p.a. required in two years prior to application What constitutes CPD?CPD TYPE NO. DESCRIPTION VENU...
 IPD Linked to competences Indicate competences claimed at end of section of IPD Significant engineering work Extent o...
 Chose two from the following subject areas:Continuing Professional DevelopmentDispute Resolution in the Engineering In...
 Clear articulation of own opinions, arguments, conclusions, and analysis You choose an appropriate title for each essay...
“I hereby certify that the Engineering Practice Report and Essays have beenprepared in their entirety by me and that all s...
 Glossary of Terms Any term in your report which is subsequently abbreviated must be included in aGlossary Any drawings...
 3,500 – 4,000 words for Chartered Engineer 2,500 – 3,000 words for Associate Engineer 1,500 – 2,000 words for Engineer...
 Two Chartered Engineers required to support your application Each one signs your application form and initials each sec...
 Application form signed by your supporters Original Report with supporter initials and 3 copies All individually bound...
Deadline for submission ofreportAssessment of Reports Professional InterviewsLast Friday in January February March /April ...
 Assessors drawn from panel of Professional Interviewers Purpose to determine if report broadly meets requirements of Re...
 Interviews are held in Clyde Road and some Regional Branches nationwide Three Interviewers who are Chartered Engineers ...
 Uninterrupted 10 minute verbal presentation at beginning of interview Objective is to satisfy interviewers that you hav...
 Finalists nominated by their InterviewPanel Present on their show case project The winner receives a trophy and achequ...
 Read the Regulations and Competences carefully Give yourself plenty of time to prepare your Report Talk to your suppor...
The Next Deadline is.........Friday 28 June 2013
The Membership Team:Phone: +353 1 665 1334Email: membership@engineersireland.ie
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  • Both the Multi Unit Development Act and the proposed Building Control amendment regulations require a Chartered Engineer to sign off on final design.
  • The Building Control amendment Regulations are about to be adopted
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    1. 1. REGISTEREDPROFESSIONALTITLESPRESENTATION TO THEMIDLANDS REGION25 MARCH 2013
    2. 2. REPRESENTATIVE Shirley McDonaldManager, Membership Projects
    3. 3. WHY BECOME A REGISTERED TITLE HOLDER?
    4. 4.  Legally protected registered professional title for engineers Reserved functions to Chartered EngineersWHY?
    5. 5. MULTIUNIT DEV ACT 2011SI 96 OF 2011
    6. 6. BUILDING CONTROL AMENDMENT REGS 2012
    7. 7.  Proven peer reviewed competence Be counted amongst the best in your profession Improved career prospects Recognised public accountability Benefits you and your organisation International recognition – your engineering passportWHY BECOME A REGISTERED TITLE HOLDER ?
    8. 8. The Board of Examiners (BEX) & the Membership and Qualifications Board(MQB)Responsibility for Professional Review ProcessMaintenance of Quality AssurancePromotion of Registered Titles – Chartered Engineer, Associate Engineerand Engineering TechnicianREGULATIONS FOR THE REGISTERED TITLES
    9. 9.  Apply scientific method Assume personal responsibility Work is predominantly intellectual Exercise original thought and judgement Has the ability to supervise othersCHARTERED ENGINEER - DEFINITION
    10. 10.  Minimum 8 years spent reaching an educational standard and completingInitial Professional Development (IPD) IPD is your:Training – Learning how to apply engineering principles to the solution ofengineering problemsExperience – Practising as a Professional Engineer in responsible charge ofsignificant engineering work(2 years minimum)THE FORMATION OF A CHARTERED ENGINEER
    11. 11.  Significant Engineering WorkAny experience requiring the exercise of independent engineering judgement: Planning, designing, co-ordinating and executing a small project, or Undertaking part of a larger project whilst understanding the whole project, or Undertaking novel, complex and / or multidisciplinary workTHE FORMATION OF A CHARTERED ENGINEER
    12. 12. 1. Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge andunderstanding to optimise the application of existing and emerging technology2. Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution ofengineering problems3. Provide technical, commercial and managerial leadershipCOMPETENCES
    13. 13. 4. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills5. Make a personal commitment to abide by the appropriate code of professionalconduct, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environmentBroken down into abilities and sub-abilities in Appendix 1 of RegulationsCOMPETENCES
    14. 14. 2010 CRITICAL SKILLS SURVEYFindings - 21st century employer priorities are:79.2% = Communications73.3% = Critical Thinking72.3% = Collaboration66.6% = Creativity/Innovation
    15. 15. 4. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills5. Make a personal commitment to abide by the appropriate code of professionalconduct, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environmentBroken down into abilities and sub-abilities in Appendix 1 of RegulationsCOMPETENCES
    16. 16.  Guidance Notes Document Competences are explained Work space to note down your own examples from your experience to assist youwhen writing your reportCOMPETENCES - EXPLAINED
    17. 17.  Competent to apply current engineering technologies in a responsible manner Exercises independent technical judgement Works with significant autonomy within their assigned responsibility Understanding of relevant financial, statutory, safety, social and environmentalconsiderationsASSOCIATE ENGINEER - DEFINITION
    18. 18.  Minimum 7 years spent reaching an educational standard and completing InitialProfessional Development (IPD) IPD is your:Training – Learning how to apply engineering principles to the solution ofengineering technology problemsExperience – Your Engineering Technology WorkTHE FORMATION OF AN ASSOCIATE ENGINEER
    19. 19.  Engineering Technology Work Include any subject in which you have specialised or have exceptionally goodexperience Demonstrate the extent of your personal contribution and level of responsibilityyou have exercisedTHE FORMATION OF AN ASSOCIATE ENGINEER
    20. 20. 1. Exercise independent technical judgement at an appropriate level2. Assume responsibility as an individual or as a member of a team, for themanagement of resources and/or guidance of technical staff3. Design, develop, manufacture, commission, operate and maintain products,equipment, processes and services4. Actively participate in financial, statutory and commercial considerations and in thecreation of cost effective systems and proceduresCOMPETENCES
    21. 21. COMPETENCES5. Use effective communication skills and actively participate in human and industrialrelations6. Make a personal commitment to abide by the appropriate code of professionalconduct, recognising obligations to society , the profession and the environmentBroken down into abilities and sub-abilities in Appendix 3 of Regulations
    22. 22.  Competent to apply established techniques in a responsible manner Works under guidance to solve engineering problemsENGINEERING TECHNICIAN - DEFINITION
    23. 23.  Minimum 5 years spent reaching an educational standard and completing InitialProfessional Development (IPD) IPD is your:Training – Learning how to apply engineering principles to the solution of technicialproblemsExperience – Practising as an Engineering Technician in charge of technicalengineering workTHE FORMATION OF AN ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
    24. 24.  Engineering Technician Work Include any subject in which you have specialised or have exceptionally goodexperience Demonstrate the extent of your personal contribution and level of responsibilityyou have exercisedTHE FORMATION OF AN ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
    25. 25. 1. Exercise technical judgement at an appropriate level2. Contribute to the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, operation andmaintenance of products, equipment, processes and services3. Use effective communication and interpersonal skills4. Accept and exercise personal and professional responsibility5. Create and apply safe working practicesBroken down into abilities in Appendix 3 of the RegulationsCOMPETENCES
    26. 26.  Engineering Practice Report – provides a clear and comprehensiveaccount of your professional development Professional Interview – ascertains and verifies that you have reached anacceptable level in the competences for your Registered TitleTHE PROFESSIONAL REVIEW
    27. 27.  Cover Page and Table of Contents Summary of career detailsEmployment Dates Company Position Responsibilities Supervisor Duration claimed for:From To Training ResponsibleExperienceSept 03 Oct 04 ABC Group GraduateManufacturingEngineerTraining, Bill ofMaterials, Review ofproduct materialsBrendanAherne, LeadEngineer3 months 9 monthsOct 04 May 05 XYZ Engineering Assistant ProjectEngineer ETC!!ENGINEERING PRACTICE REPORT
    28. 28.  Table of CPD 5 days p.a. required in two years prior to application What constitutes CPD?CPD TYPE NO. DESCRIPTION VENUE DATE CPD DAYSE.G. Internal or ExternalTraining Course,Conference or Lecture,structured reading, post-grad studies, etc.External training1An introduction to ProjectManagement Engineers Ireland November 2004 8Internal training 2 Manual Handling ABC Group December 2004 2Etc… 3Total xxxENGINEERING PRACTICE REPORT
    29. 29.  IPD Linked to competences Indicate competences claimed at end of section of IPD Significant engineering work Extent of Personal Contribution & Responsibility Ethical Considerations Compliance with Legislation & Codes of Practice Two essays (for Chartered Engineer only)ENGINEERING PRACTICE REPORT
    30. 30.  Chose two from the following subject areas:Continuing Professional DevelopmentDispute Resolution in the Engineering IndustryEngineering EducationHealth and SafetyInformation Communication TechnologyProfessional ConductProject ManagementPromoting the Engineering ProfessionThe EnvironmentESSAYS
    31. 31.  Clear articulation of own opinions, arguments, conclusions, and analysis You choose an appropriate title for each essay 500 – 600 words in lengthESSAYS
    32. 32. “I hereby certify that the Engineering Practice Report and Essays have beenprepared in their entirety by me and that all statements and claims madetherein are true and accurate” Sign and date this statement Regular checks made for plagiarismSTATEMENT OF AUTHENTICITY
    33. 33.  Glossary of Terms Any term in your report which is subsequently abbreviated must be included in aGlossary Any drawings or photos – maximum six, maximum A3 sizeAPPENDICES
    34. 34.  3,500 – 4,000 words for Chartered Engineer 2,500 – 3,000 words for Associate Engineer 1,500 – 2,000 words for Engineering Technician Word count above excludes Summary of Career Details table, CPD table and twoessaysWORD COUNT FOR REPORTS
    35. 35.  Two Chartered Engineers required to support your application Each one signs your application form and initials each section of your report that theycan attest to We may contact them to discuss any aspect of your report Alternatives to Chartered Engineers can be consideredVALIDATION OF YOUR IPD
    36. 36.  Application form signed by your supporters Original Report with supporter initials and 3 copies All individually bound – clear plastic cover, plastic spiral binding One scanned copy of your report with supporter initials Interview feeSUBMISSION OF YOUR REPORT
    37. 37. Deadline for submission ofreportAssessment of Reports Professional InterviewsLast Friday in January February March /April / May / JuneLast Friday in June July Sept / Oct/ Nov/Dec/ JanTIMETABLE FOR APPLICATIONS
    38. 38.  Assessors drawn from panel of Professional Interviewers Purpose to determine if report broadly meets requirements of Regulations Spelling, grammar and syntax are very important Notification of outcome normally within two weeksASSESSMENT OF REPORTS
    39. 39.  Interviews are held in Clyde Road and some Regional Branches nationwide Three Interviewers who are Chartered Engineers approved by the Board ofExaminers One hour in duration for Chartered Engineer 45 minutes duration for Associate Engineer and Engineering TechnicianPROFESSIONAL INTERVIEW
    40. 40.  Uninterrupted 10 minute verbal presentation at beginning of interview Objective is to satisfy interviewers that you have achieved an acceptable level in thecompetences for your title Quality Assurance Notification of results normally within four weeks Handy tips for the Interview in Guidance NotesPROFESSIONAL INTERVIEW
    41. 41.  Finalists nominated by their InterviewPanel Present on their show case project The winner receives a trophy and achequeEoin BamburyChartered Engineer of the Year 2012CHARTERED ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
    42. 42.  Read the Regulations and Competences carefully Give yourself plenty of time to prepare your Report Talk to your supporters and colleagues about their own experience of theReview Use the tips and checklist in the Guidance NotesRECAP
    43. 43. The Next Deadline is.........Friday 28 June 2013
    44. 44. The Membership Team:Phone: +353 1 665 1334Email: membership@engineersireland.ie
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