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Report of the Education and Examinations Committee to the Council on Matters Arising out of the Council Resolution No.102/1942

1. The terms of reference to the Committee were :- (a) That the time is come when the Institution should take an interest in the education of craftsmen, supervisors and technicians employed in the Structural Engineering Industry, and the training of such individuals.That the Council consider what steps could be taken to ensure to the industry properly educated and, trained craftsmen, supervisors and technicians. That such trained individuals be given a form of Certificate or diploma after qualification. (b) The consideration be given to the admission of such qualified craftsmen, supervisors and technicians to a new class of non-corporate membership of the Institution. (c) That should the Ministry of Works constitute a National Apprenticeship Council, the Institution should offer to assist in the improvement of the education of craftsmen attached to the industry. (d) That contact be made with the Army Educational Authorities with the object of establishing courses in Structural Engineering in regular army educational courses. It is quite possible that at the end of the war, a considerable army of occupation may have to be maintained on the Continent for some time, and every facility should be given to those desiring to study in Structural Engineering.