Fellow referees

Eligibility criteria for referees of Fellow applications.

To apply for Fellowship of the IET, you need to provide two referees who are able to confirm that you meet the criteria for Fellowship.

Who can act as a referee on my Fellowship application?

Each of your referees are required to complete a reference form (available as part of the Fellowship application pack) indicating, in the space provided, the category or categories from the full list of criteria that they consider demonstrates your suitability for Fellowship of the IET.

When approaching individuals regarding being a referee please bear in mind the following:

  • Your first referee should be a Fellow of the IET (FIET);
  • Your second referee should be a line manager or equivalent, or someone with knowledge of your work.

You can contact your local professional registration advisor (PRA) for assistance in the preparation of your application.

Once you have confirmed you meet the criteria for Fellowship and identified your referees, find out how to submit your application.

Interested in being a referee for Fellowship applications?

You can find out more about more about what's involved in being a referee for Fellowship applications by reading our guidance notes for referees.

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