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  • Act and Regulations
    • Legislation: Engineer Act, B.E. 2542
      • • Regulated Engineering Profession Classifications
      • • Regulated Engineering Profession Disciplines
      • • Significant Engineering Works
      • • Apply for Adjunct Engineer
      • • Fees
      • • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
    • Regulated Engineering Profession Classifications
      • Persons practicing the Regulated Engineering Profession in any field may be classified into four levels as follows:
        • (1) Senior Professional Engineer
        • (2) Professional Engineer
        • (3) Associate Engineer
        • (4) Adjunct Engineer
    • Regulated Engineering Profession Disciplines
      • There are seven disciplines of the Regulated Engineering Professions under the Engineer Act, B.E. 2542.
        • (1) Civil Engineering
        • (2) Electrical Engineering
        • (3) Mechanical Engineering
        • (4) Industrial Engineering
        • (5) Mining Engineering
        • (6) Chemical Engineering
        • (7) Environmental Engineering
    • Significant Engineering Works
      • The Ministerial Regulation, B.E. 2550 has determined on the Significant Engineering Works in Engineering Profession and Regulated Engineering Profession as follows:
        • (1) Consultancy
        • (2) Project Planning
        • (3) Analysis and Design
        • (4) Engineering Supervision
        • (5) Investigation
        • (6) Operation and Maintenance
    • Apply for Adjunct Engineer
      • A Foreign Engineer may apply to become an Adjunct Engineer, who will be subject to residency requirement of a six months visa for a stay in the Kingdom. However, the applicant shall submit the practical and significant engineering experience report and pass all tests which are conducted in Thai language.
      • The engineering examination would cover the Basic Engineering for all disciplines and the Specific Engineering for each engineering discipline.
      • Engineering Experience Requirement
      • All applicants are required to have a minimum of two years of acceptable engineering experience prior to registration.
      • Acceptable engineering experience shall include the application of theory and experience in broad areas of practical experience, management, communication and the social implications of engineering. The engineering experience shall relate to the jurisdiction process the Code of Ethics, the Code of Conducts, and the Code of Practices. The engineering experience shall be obtained in Thailand or in a Thai environment for at least two years.
      • There shall be at least one reference from a practising professional engineer or a senior professional engineer who is familiar with details of the candidate's work for the experience claimed. The immediate or direct supervisor of the candidate's present and past employers are the most suitable referees. For larger projects or multiple engineering works, referees should provide information regarding the candidate's technical competence in the application of engineering principles and theory, ability to communicate, ability to work on a team, ability to exercise professional judgement, and whether the candidate has good personal attributes, such as integrity and responsibility.
      • A candidate who wishes to register as an adjunct engineer is required to successfully complete an examination to confirm that he/she has sufficient knowledge of the ethical considerations and obligations that accompany the privileges of professional status, as well as the legal concepts relevant to be a professional engineer.
      • The Commitee of Professional Practice Qualification conducts the assessment mechanism for independent practice. A supplementary report and interview are required in the assessment process.
      • Engineering experiences which indicated in the record shall satisfy of with the basic requirements, Professional practice experiences, and conform to the Code of conduct. The experiences shall provide more details in the provided form. For the additional report should be in A4 – format or the logbook with certified signature by the direct supervisor(s) or senior registered engineer(s). The professional practice qualification shall comply with the Council of Engineers regulation as follows:
        • a) The engineering practice experiences, amount of work description in the significant engineering works, performance, structured training and some additional conditions which specified in each discipline are reviewed by a sub – committee who is appointed by the Council Board.
        • b) An applicant who has demonstrated his/her professional practice experience and has met the basic requirements are is partially approved by the sub-committee. The applicant will be assigned to get an interview and/or take the written examination. The passing grade is specified at 60%
        • c) The written examination is for evaluation the for engineering practice experience and concerns the currently developed technology and the practical experience. Contents of the examinations are categorised into two parts, basic engineering requirement , and specific engineering .
        The applicant who assigned and passed the written examination is required to get an interview.
      • The interview, candidate may be interviewed the questions related to the practical experiences and the professional development.
    • Fees
      • The Ministerial Regulation, B.E. 2544 has determined on the rate of fee for a person practicing in Regulated Engineering Profession. Please click HERE
        • ( 1 ) fee for being a person practicing regulated engineering profession; natural person;
          • ( a ) senior professional engineer level per one copy 5,000 Baht
          • ( b ) professional engineer level per one copy 3,500 Baht
          • ( c ) associate engineer level per one copy 1,000 Baht
          • ( d ) special associate engineer level per one copy 500 Baht
          • juristic person;
          • juristic person license fee per one copy 10,000 Baht
        • ( 2 ) fee for the extension of license for being a person practicing regulated engineering profession prior to its expiration; natural person;
          • ( a ) senior professional engineer level per one copy 1,500 Baht
          • ( b ) professional engineer level per one copy 1,000 Baht
          • ( c ) associate engineer level per one copy 500 Baht
          • ( d ) special associate engineer level per one copy 500 Baht
        • extra fee for late extension after the expiration of license per one copy 2,000 Baht
        • juristic person;
          • ( a ) fee for the extension of license
            prior to its expiration per one copy 3,000 Baht
          • ( b ) fee for the extension of license
            after its expiration per one copy 5,000 Baht
        • ( 3 ) certificate for knowledge and experience in
          practicing regulated engineer profession per one copy 5,000 Baht
        • ( 4 ) replacement certificate of license or evidence certifying for the receiving of license :
          natural person per one copy 500 Baht
          juristic person per one copy 5,000 Baht
        • ( 5 ) fee for examination test of knowledge in
          practicing regulated engineer profession per one test 1,500 Baht
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
      • The Council of Engineers, Thailand (COE) has determined the activities which engineers can take for their continuing professional development (CPD). Those activities are counted as the Professional Development Unit (PDU) and are divided into 8 items as follows:
        • 1. Formal learning
        • 2. Informal learning
        • 3. Seminar, conference and meeting
        • 4. Participation in professional activities
        • 5. Service activities
        • 6. Industry involvement
        • 7. Contribution to knowledge
        • 8. Patents
        • The activities have been assessed various weights , see more details on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Please click HERE
    • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
    • Besides the foreign engineers who wish to provide engineering services in Thailand, either regulated engineering professions under the Engineer Act, B.E. 2542 are also required to comply with other laws and regulations which are generally applied to all foreigners who wish to work in Thailand. They will be required to obtain proper visa (from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), work permit (from the Ministry of Labor), permit to conduct business by a foreigner (from the Ministry of Commerce) and permit to remit foreign currencies into and out of the kingdom (from the Bank of Thailand).
    • These additional permits will be issued if the certain requirements are fulfilled by the relevant government agencies. How these can be fulfilled the requirements, they depend on the governing law.