CHAIRMAN of the Board of Architects, Professional Engineers and Quantity Surveyors (BAPEQS) and Permanent Secretary (Infrastructure, Housing and Professional) at the Ministry of Development (MoD) Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria announced the recognition of Institution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects’ (PUJA) Professional Assessment (PPA) Route 2 for Professional Engineers and Surveyors at the Betabur Hall, MoD on July 1.
Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, the guest of honour, presented the certificate of recognition to Legislative Council member and PUJA Brunei President Yang Berhormat Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Abdul Rahman on the achievement of PPA Route 2 for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.
The Professional Assessment is the final step in becoming a PUJA Corporate Membership – an opportunity for candidates to demonstrate that they possess the level of ability, experience, knowledge, personal development and competency that is required to become a corporate member to be assessed by peer Assessors against the attributes that apply to be PUJA membership.
Candidates must hold the appropriate qualifications (educational base), acquired the required level of industrial experience and have completed their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) as set out by the institution to sit for a Professional Assessment.
Through CPD, candidates need to demonstrate their commitment to learning and development throughout their career; to stay relevant, keep their skills, knowledge and experience up to date, and record what they learnt and then use in their job.
Deputy Minister of Development Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin, senior officers at the MoD, members of the BAPEQS, council members of PUJA and its members were also present.