Being part of AD’IP brings Opersis a recognition to the profession. It allows us to combine efforts to receive the administration’s acknowledgment for our work, the same way INCUAL (National Institute of Qualifications) recognizes the job of the gypsum board worker. This institutional recognition dignifies the profession, as well as the installers’, manufacturers’ and suppliers’ roles. The guidelines by UNE (the Spanish standardization body) were a vital breakthrough, a set of measuring guidelines adapted for this specialized line of work.
Christian Ramírez and Antonio Gallart have been actively participating in dignifying this profession since 1990, insisting on the need to have an entity like AD’IP. Since its creation in 2004, both Ramírez and Gallart have taken part in technical committees within the organization, and they have held various positions on its governing board.
The introduction of the Procedures for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Competences (PEAC) opened a path to professionalizing all the workers in the field to officially certify their skills within the European Union. This should culminate with the creation of a specific document essential in every new project in the sector.