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Ireland

Engineering Technician (Ireland)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Associate engineer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Engineering Technician
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    Ireland
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    S.I. Number 135 of 1996

    Useful link:
    http://www.iei.ie

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    An engineering technician is primarily trained in the skills and techniques related to a specific branch of engineering, with a practical understanding and has general fundamental engineering concepts. Engineering technicians often assist engineers and technologists in projects and research and development.

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