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CEng, IEng and EngTech special registration agreements for Royal Navy air engineers personnel.

Apply for professional registration

You will need to become a member of the IET before applying for professional registration. For more information please visit the Armed Forces IET Membership page.

To avoid duplication for applicants in demonstrating competence the IET has recognised the particularly rigorous internal training and competence assessment systems employed by Royal Navy air engineers (RN AE) and has been able to use this to underpin part of the process for registration applications.

A specially tailored application form has been designed for applicants following this route which takes into account RN AE's internal assessments systems.

Download a professional registration application pack

Eligibility criteria

These routes have been defined by a series of benchmarks which form the eligibility criteria for each category of registration as follows:

CEng

Criteria:

  • Hold the substantive rank of Lieutenant or above;
  • Have completed a Deputy Air Engineer Officer post or appointment holding similar levels of responsibility.

Evidence required to demonstrate underpinning knowledge for required for Registration as CEng: 

  • An accredited Bachelors degree with honours in engineering or technology, plus either an appropriate Masters degree accredited by a professional engineering institution, or appropriate further learning to Masters level;

or 

  • An accredited integrated MEng degree;

or

  • Clear demonstration to the satisfaction of the IET of achievement of the same level of knowledge and understanding as the above.

IEng

Criteria:

  • Hold the substantive rank of at least Chief Petty Officer Air Engineer Technician (CPOAET);
  • Have been awarded the Aircraft Certificate of Competency and held MAP-01 Level G and H authorisations;
  • Have completed a Technical Engineering Appointment in the substantive rank, post completion of training, for at least 2 years;

Evidence required to demonstrate underpinning knowledge required for Registration as IEng:

  • An appropriate Bachelors degree in engineering or technology;

or

  • Higher National Certificate or Diploma or a Foundation Degree in engineering or technology, plus evidence of appropriate additional learning, including work-based learning;

or

  • Clear demonstration to the satisfaction of the IET of achievement of the same level of knowledge and understanding as the above.

EngTech

  • Hold a NVQ L3 qualification in their trade or be post-Certificate of Competency to Supervise Aircraft Maintenance Leading Air Engineering Technician.

Evidence required to demonstrate underpinning knowledge required for Registration as EngTech:

  • Completion of a programme leading to NVQ L3; or a suitable qualification at QCF3 (or SCQF or EQF equivalent) or above;

or

  • Clear demonstration to the satisfaction of the IET achievement of the same level of knowledge and understanding as the above.

Once you have established that you meet the criteria above, you are eligible to apply for professional registration. You are required to become a member of the IET before applying for professional registration. If you are not already a member, you may apply and join at the same time by completing the relevant section on the application form.

How to apply

Please download the application pack using the link at the top of this page. 

The application form, once completed, should be sent with payment and endorsement form to:
 

Registration and Standards
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Michael Faraday House
Six Hills Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2AY
UK


You should also send a copy of your application form (excluding the payment page) to the Scheme Coordinator at the below address for endorsement:
NAVY CSAV-Eng Training SO2
Air Engineer Branch
NCHQ MP2-4
Leach Building
Whale Island
Portsmouth
PO2 8BY

The Scheme Coordinator will confirm your eligibility and complete an endorsement form which should be submitted to the IET with your application.

Need help?

Should you have any questions or problems downloading the application form, please contact us:

Email: armedforces@theiet.org