Dublin Accord
The Dublin Accord is an agreement for the international recognition of Engineering Technician qualifications.

In May 2002 the national engineering organisations of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIn the United Kingdom and Dependencies, other languages have been officially recognised as legitimate autochthonous languages under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages...

, Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Ireland , described as the Republic of Ireland , is a sovereign state in Europe occupying approximately five-sixths of the island of the same name. Its capital is Dublin. Ireland, which had a population of 4.58 million in 2011, is a constitutional republic governed as a parliamentary democracy,...

, South Africa
South Africa
The Republic of South Africa is a country in southern Africa. Located at the southern tip of Africa, it is divided into nine provinces, with of coastline on the Atlantic and Indian oceans...

 and Canada
Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, and northward into the Arctic Ocean...

 signed an agreement mutually recognising the qualifications which underpin the granting of Engineering Technician titles in the four countries. The United States is scheduled to sign the Dublin Accord in June 2007. The accreditation known as ABET will represent the United States initially but other accreditations may eventually join the accord. Operation of the Dublin Accord will be the same as for the Washington Accord
Washington Accord
The Washington Accord is an international accreditation agreement for professional engineering academic degrees, between the bodies responsible for accreditation in its signatory countries...

 and Sydney Accord
Sydney Accord
The Sydney Accord is an international mutual recognition agreement for qualifications in the fields of engineering technology.-Definition and background:...

External links

ABET (2007) Community Matters: ABET to Host International Engineering Meetings

Retrieved on March 3, 2007 from
  • http://www.abet.org/Linked%20Documents-UPDATE/Newsletters/07-02-CM.pdf
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