Classes of Membership

Fellow - £80.00 annually

Fellows shall have demonstrable leadership qualities and hold or have held a senior or distinguished position in connection with the business, practice, science or promotion of engineering.

Candidates for admission as Fellows shall usually satisfy the conditions for the class of Member. With approval of Council other candidates, including Associates of the Institution and Fellows of other professional Institutions can be introduced at the level of Fellow.

Member - £70.00 annually

Candidates for admission as Members shall hold UK Engineering Council titles e.g. Engineering Technician (EngTech), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and Chartered Engineer (CEng) or,

Persons who have had an engineering education or training and a position or level of experience deemed appropriate by the Institution to be equivalent to the above.

They should actively promote the engineering profession to young engineers and potential engineers.

Associate - £30.00 annually

The following are qualifications to become an Associate.

Candidates for admission as Associate shall be persons who do not have a formal engineering education or background (for example accountants, administrators, educators, geographers, historians, planners, scientists) who are, nevertheless, interested, experienced or involved in the business, practice, science or promotion of engineering and have the level of experience required for the Member grade. Where appropriate, Associates can apply to become Fellows after gaining suitable experience.

Persons who have attained an engineering qualification at SCQF level 7 or above and are in, or are seeking, employment in engineering can also be appointed as an Associate of the Institution. They should have structured approach to CPD and it is expected that they will apply to become Members after gaining suitable experience.

Affiliate - Free

Candidates for admission as Affiliates shall be persons who are engaged in study or employment with a view to qualifying themselves as engineers. They shall be working towards a qualification at SCQF level 7 or above. Postgraduate students (SCQF levels 11 and 12) shall have the option of applying to be an Associate during their course of study.

Affiliate members are expected to apply to become Associates on completion of their studies.

Students from other disciplines who have a strong interest in engineering are also entitled to apply for admission as an Affiliate.

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