About ACPECC

The ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer Coordinating Committee (ACPECC) established as an overseeing body at regional level and comprise of one appointed representative from each Monitoring Committee (MC) of the participating ASEAN Member States The ACPECC, when it assemble, consist of Chairman; Vice Chairman; Secretary (appointed by the Chairman); Delegates of the participating ASEAN Member States (maximum 3 persons, excluding the Chairman and Vice Chairman); and Delegates of the non-participating ASEAN Member States as observers (maximum 3 persons). ACPECC have the authority to confer and withdraw the title of ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ACPE). The functions of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer Coordinating Committee (ACPECC) shall include:

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  1. Facilitating the development and maintenance of authoritative and reliable Registers of ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers (ACPER)
  2. Promoting the acceptance of ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers (ACPEs) in each participating ASEAN Member Country as possessing general technical and professional competence that is substantially equivalent to that of professional engineers registered or licensed in the Country of Origin
  3. Developing, monitoring, maintaining and promoting mutually acceptable standards and criteria for facilitating practice by ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers (ACPEs) throughout the participating ASEAN Member Country
  4. Seeking to gain a greater understanding of existing barriers to such practice and to develop and promote strategies to help governments and licensing authorities reduce those barriers and manage their processes in an effective and non-discriminatory manner
  5. Through the mechanisms available within ASEAN, encouraging the relevant governments and licensing authorities to adopt and implement streamlined procedures for granting rights to practice to ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers (ACPEs)
  6. Identifying and encouraging the implementation of best practice for the preparation and assessment of engineers intending to practice at the professional level and
  7. Continuing mutual monitoring and information exchange by whatever means that are considered most appropriate, including but not limited to:


 
  • Regular communication and sharing of information concerning assessment procedures, criteria, systems, manuals, publications and lists of recognized practitioners
  • Informing all Professional Regulatory Authorities (PRAs) when it has been notified that an ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ACPE) is no longer qualified to undertake independent professional engineering practice in the Country of Origin, has not complied with the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) policy of the Country of Origin at a satisfactory level, or has seriously violated technical, professional or ethical standards either in the Country of Origin or the Host Country, whereby such violations have led to deregistration or suspension from practice or withdrawal from the ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineers Register (ACPER)
  • Verifying the operation of the procedures of participating ASEAN Member States; and
  • Observing the open meetings of any Professional Regulatory Authorities (PRAs) and/or commissions responsible for implementing key aspects of these procedures and relevant open meetings of the governing bodies of the participating ASEAN Member States

See also ACPECC Rules.