OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE EUROPEAN CERTIFICATION OF THE INTEGRATED DESIGNER PROFESSION
George Draghici, Anca Draghici, Andreas Riel, Serge Tichkiewitch, Damian Grajewski, Richard Messnarz
The paper presents: the European Certification and Qualification Association, the evaluation and certification procedure, and then the content of the designed training program for the Integrated Design Engineer job role (based on a defined skill card). The integrated design training program is based on 7 skill units: the Reasons for Integration in Design, the Targets of Integration in Design, Essential Methods of Integration in Design, Mastering Complexity in Integrated Design, Collaborative Integrated Design, and Selected Aspects of Integration. These skill units have been detailed in skill elements and corresponding performance criteria. Finally, the main opportunities for Romanian are presented taking into consideration the ECQA schema and the defined training program.