Armed Forces technicians

Support for Armed Forces technicians throughout their career, from apprentices through to service leavers.

Professional registration

Becoming professionally registered shows your peers and employers that you have demonstrated professional competence; it is an important milestone for any technician. The IET is licensed by the Engineering Council to award the professional engineering qualifications defined in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) and the ICT Technician (ICTTech) Standard.

Categories of professional registration for technicians

See further details of each category below

Royal Navy

  • Engineering Technician (EngTech);
  • ICT Technician (ICTTech).


  • Engineering Technician (EngTech);
  • ICT Technician (ICTTech).

Royal Airforce

  • Engineering Technician (EngTech);
  • ICT Technician (ICTTech).


If you are ready to apply for professional registration and are not already a member you are able to apply for membership and professional registration at the same time using the appropriate professional registration application form.

You are also able to apply for membership while working towards your professional registration.

Armed forces IET membership provides you with a professional home for life. It allows you to engage with the IET global engineering and technology community and access essential products and services.

Need help?

Should you have any questions please contact us:

Email: armedforces@theiet.org