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PVP and ECUK competency specification

Training and consultancy in line with the Engineering Council UK's competency specification

The UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) sets out the competence and commitment required for registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). It also includes examples of activities that demonstrate the required competence and commitment.  Domestically the ECUK licence the 35 professional engineering institutions (PEIs) to access and approve both people and academic training courses as meeting the requirements for registration.

There are five generic areas of competence and commitment for all registrants, which cover:

  • A – Knowledge and understanding
  • B – Design and development of processes, systems, services and products
  • C – Responsibility, management or leadership
  • D – Communication and inter-personal skills
  • E – Professional commitment

NPL can issue certificates of attendance for its training and consultancy services, which comply with the above competencies as shown here. Please contact us if you have any questions or need more information.

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