How are applications processed?
How to apply ?
Interested ergonomists should apply by submitting an application through their national society’s assessment board (NAB). Generally this can be done in the local language.
CREE council meetings are held in June and November. Applications must be received by the national assessment boards approximately three months prior to CREE council meetings. For precise cut-off dates please contact your local NAB.
What are the registration steps?
- Contact your national assessment board (NAB) who will will supply you with the appropriate application form and advise you of the costs and conditions.
- Complete the application and submit it to the NAB. Th application includes a Code of Conduct declaration that must be signed.
- The NAB assesses all submitted applications twice a year (generally 2 months before CREE meetings). It is not necessary to be a member of the local ergonomics society, but the registration fee may be lower for society members. Society membership is strongly recommended.
- Certification is granted by agreement of the CREE Council that the requirements have been met. This is done on the basis of the information supplied by the NAB.
- Candidates are informed of CREE decisions by their local NAB.
- All successful candidates can use the title European Ergonomist (Eur.Erg.) and will receive a certificate.
What are the certification requirements?
All applicants should demonstrate experience in taking full responsibility for the use and application of ergonomics knowledge and methods in practical situations over a period of at least two years beyond their ergonomics education and supervised training period (generally one year of supervised training is required). The minimum requirements for Registration as a European Ergonomist are described in the document Minimum Requirements.
Further information about the CREE certification procedure is available from the Secretary General.