General / The education and engineers evaluation bodies are discussing the activation of the professional test for non-Saudi engineers
Monday 6/5/1442 AH corresponding to 01/18/2021 AD, SPA
Riyadh 05 Jumada al-Akhira 1442 AH corresponding to January 18, 2021 AD SPA
The Education and Training Evaluation Authority and the Saudi Council of Engineers discussed today the activation of the professional test for non-Saudi engineers, which comes in line with the directive of His Excellency the Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs in charge, Mr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Hogail, to the Saudi Council of Engineers to hold professional tests for non-Saudi workers, in a way that achieves the protection of society and the evaluation of academic qualifications and practical experiences Working inside the Kingdom.
This came during the meeting that His Excellency Dr. Hussam bin Abdul Wahab Zaman, head of the Education and Training Evaluation Commission, gathered today with the Secretary-General of the Saudi Council of Engineers, Engineer Farhan bin Habaiter Al-Shammari, at the headquarters of the Education Evaluation Commission in Riyadh.
The Education and Training Evaluation Authority stated that the exams will also be applied to new engineers before they enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the computerized headquarters of the authority and its strategic partner (Pearson Vue) located in various countries of the world.
It is noteworthy that the two bodies signed a memorandum of cooperation last year 2020 AD aimed at building national professional standards for engineering professions organized by the Council of Engineers, and participating in the processes of building evaluation and program accreditation systems for undergraduate and diploma programs in engineering majors in Saudi universities, in addition to training bodies according to standards and frameworks determined and organized by the Evaluation Commission Education and training, participation in the academic evaluation and accreditation processes for specialized programs, building of the knowledge and practical tests necessary to license the practice, development and implementation of professions, and cooperation in preparing and presenting professional exams for members of the Saudi Council of Engineers.
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