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Ingeniero de minas (Spain)

  • Requirement type

      Qualification requirement(s)
  • Requirement information

    Qualification #1

    Method to obtain qualifications: Post-Secondary Education
    Please describe the method to obtain qualification: Post-Secondary Education
    Duration of education: 6.0 year
    Mandatory traineeship: No
    Mandatory State exam: No

    Details on regulatory change / Proportionality / Pre-existing requirement
    Details (requirement introduced prior to 18.1.2016): Previous requirement, no changes.

  • Other requirements (prior to 18.1.2016)

    Legal information

    Type of regulation: Reserves of activities and protected title

    Reserved activities

    Reserved activities: Los trabajos de explotación e investigación que apliquen la técnica minera habrán de ser proyectados y dirigidos por Ingenieros de Minas, Licenciados en Ciencias Geológicas y, dentro de los límites de sus competencias, por Ingenieros técnicos de Minas, Peritos de Minas y Facultativos de Minas.Cuando dichos trabajos requieran básicamente el empleo de técnicas geofísicas o geoquímicas, estos trabajos podrán ser proyectados y dirigidos por licenciados en Ciencias Químicas o en Ciencias Físicas, o por otros titulados universitarios a los que se reconozca la especialización correspondiente.En todos los casos las operaciones que puedan afectar a la seguridad de los bienes o de las personas o requieran el uso de explosivos habrán de ser dirigidos por titulados de Minas.Los trabajos de explotación habrán de ser proyectados y dirigidos por titulados de Minas, de acuerdo con sus respectivas competencias. (EN)
    Translation(s): Those works in mining and investigation that apply mining techniques shall be planned and directed by Mining Engineers, Geologists and, within the limits of their competences, Technical Mining Engineers.When the aforesaid works basically require the employment of geophysical and geochemical techniques, they can be planned and directed by those with a University Degree in Chemistry or Physics.In all cases, the operations that may affect the security of property or people, or that require the use of explosives, shall be directed by Mining Engineers.Mining works shall be planned and directed by Mining Engineers and Technical Mining Engineers within the limits of their competences. (EN)


    Mandatory registration in professional bodies: Yes
    Limitations to the number of licenses granted: No
    Existence of territorial restrictions: No
    Restriction on the corporate form/type of entity to be used to exercise related activities: No
    Restrictions related to shareholding or voting rights: No
    If yes,qualifying % to be held by professionals:

    Joint practices and insurance

    Prohibitions on joint practices: No
    Requirement for professional indemnity insurance: No
    Insurance requirement applying for cross-border: No

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