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  1. 1. Talk on EC and CEng(UK) Muhammad Ahsan Waheed
  2. 2. Highlights  Engineering  Why Engineering  UK Professional Examinations in Engineering.  Engineering : Pakistan vs UK
  3. 3. Highlights  International Mutual Agreements : Trend & Impacts.  How to prepare for the EC Exam?  Some Commonly Asked Questions. : Is EC Exam recognized by the PEB?....
  4. 4. UK Engineering Council Examinations • City and Guilds of London Institute conducts on behalf of the Engineering Council UK a world-wide Examination for those who wish to meet the academic standard for Chartered Engineer but whose circumstances prevent them from pursuing an accredited degree programme, those who have non-accredited degrees and who wish to undertake further qualification to meet the required standard, and for those overseas who wish to obtain a well respected British engineering qualification. • Website : www.engc.org.uk
  5. 5. Career Path : Engineering EC Cert Exam GCE(O) GCE(A)/ [= First Year British BEng] FSC Pre Matricu Engineering EC Grad Dip Exam lation [= Final Year British BEng] Diploma [Engineering] EC Postgrad Dip Exam [ = British MEng standard] BEng/BTech CEng(UK)/PEng
  6. 6. Engineering Profession in UK [Engineering Council] [web-site : www.engc.org.uk ] Chartered Engineer [CEng] Incorporated Engineer [IEng] Engineering Technician [EngTech]
  7. 7. The revised EC Exam Structure Level 1 – EC Certificate . 6 written Papers . 4 Compulsory + 2 optional Level 2 – EC Graduate Diploma . 5 written Papers depending on Specialization + Report Level 3 – EC Postgraduate Diploma . 4 written Papers + Report . One Compulsory + one optional + 2 from Graduate Diploma choice which have not been previously taken.
  8. 8. About Engineering Technician • EngTechs  Solve practical engineering problems.  Professionals with supervisory or technical responsibility,  And apply safe systems of working.  Contribute to the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, de commissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes or services.
  9. 9. Benefits of Engineering Technician • Recognition of your expertise and hard work • Self-esteem • Higher earnings potential • Improved career prospects • Greater influence within your organisation and industry • Access to life-long learning resources • Letters after your name, eg J.Smith EngTech
  10. 10. About Incorporate Engineers • Incorporated Engineers Maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology, And may undertake engineering design, development, manufacture, construction and operation.
  11. 11. Benefits Incorporate Engineers • Recognition of your expertise and hard work • High self-esteem • Higher earnings potential • Improved career prospects • Greater influence within your organisation and industry • Access to life-long learning • International recognition of your qualifications • Letters after your name eg J.Smith IEng
  12. 12. About Chartered Engineer • Chartered Engineers Develop appropriate solutions to engineering problems. They may develop and apply new technologies, promote advanced designs and design methods Introduce new and more efficient production techniques, Pioneer new engineering services and management methods. The title CEng is protected by civil law and is one of the most recognisable international engineering qualifications.
  13. 13. Benefits Incorporate Engineers * The status of being part of a technological elite * Recognition of your expertise and hard work * High self-esteem * Higher earnings potential * Improved career prospects * Greater influence within your organisation and industry * Access to life-long learning * International recognition of your qualifications * Letters after your name eg J.Smith CEng
  14. 14. How to become a CEng A Recognized Professional Report Degree/Professional Examination (EC Exams) + Professional Interview (+ written exam) : Experience Professional Ethics CEng (UK)
  15. 15. International Mutual Agreements - Engineering  Washington Accord.[Website : www.washingtonaccord.org ]  Sydney Accord.  Dublin Accord.
  16. 16. Washington Accord • The Washington Accord, signed in 1989, is an international agreement among bodies responsible for accrediting engineering degree programs. It recognizes the substantial equivalency of programs accredited by those bodies and recommends that graduates of programs accredited by any of the signatory bodies be recognized by the other bodies as having met the academic requirements for entry to the practice of engineering.
  17. 17. Washington Accord - Signatories • Australia - Represented by Engineers Australia (1989) • Canada - Represented by Engineers Canada (1989) • Chinese Taipei - Represented by Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (2007) • Hong Kong China - Represented by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (1995) • Ireland - Represented by Engineers Ireland (1989) • Japan - Represented by Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (2005) • Korea - Represented by Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea (2007) • New Zealand - Represented by Institution of Professional Engineers NZ (1989) • Singapore - Represented by Institution of Engineers Singapore (2006) • South Africa - Represented by Engineering Council of South Africa (1999) • United Kingdom - Represented by Engineering Council UK (1989) • United States - Represented by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (1989)
  18. 18. The Washington Accord [1989] UK : The Engineering Council CEng : ICE ; IEE; IMechE; IStructE IEAust; HKIE; IES
  19. 19. The Sydney Accord  Flowing from the Washington Accord, a similar Agreement was developed for Engineering Technologists or Incorporated Engineers, called the Sydney Accord (SA), which was signed in June 2001.
  20. 20. Sydney Accord - Signatories • Australia - Represented by Engineers Australia (2001) • Canada - Represented by Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (2001) • Hong Kong China - Represented by The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (2001) • Ireland - Represented by Engineers Ireland (2001) • New Zealand - Represented by Institution of Professional Engineers NZ (2001) • South Africa - Represented by Engineering Council of South Africa (2001) • United Kingdom - Represented by Engineering Council UK (2001)
  21. 21. Dublin Accord • The Dublin Accord is an agreement for the international recognition of Engineering Technician qualifications. • In May 2002 the national engineering organisations of the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, South Africa and Canada signed an agreement mutually recognising the qualifications which underpin the granting of Engineering Technician titles in the four countries. • Since then, two further economies have attained provisional membership, and are working towards signatory status. They are New Zealand and the United States.
  22. 22. How to Prepare for the EC Exam ??? • Syllabuses. • Examination Rules. • Choices of Subjects. • Reading List/List of Recommended Textbooks. • Past Exam Papers. • Examiners’ Reports. • Self-Study vs Guided Study, e.g. at SCS
  23. 23. Some Tips to Studying !!!  Set up a fixed daily routine.  Fix deadlines. Stick to them.  Do one thing at a time.  When you start a piece of work, finish it if possible.  Do things well enough.  Practice makes perfect.  Be consistent in your normal work: not last- minute!!
  24. 24. Some Commonly Asked Questions • How recognized is the EC Exam? • Is EC Exam recognized by the PEC in Pakistan? • How to become a CEng(UK)?
  25. 25. Some Commonly Asked Questions • EC Exam vs British BEng Degree. • Why British MEng now?
  26. 26. Thank You You must Act Now………………
  27. 27. Vision + Mission + ACTION  SUCCESS 4W1H Principle: Vision = What ? + Why ? (Direction) Mission = How ? (Target/objective) ACTION = When ? + Where ? Vision + Mission – Action = Day-dreaming only !!!
  28. 28. Thank you for your attention… The secret of SUCCESS in Life is for a person to be ready when his opportunity comes.

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