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Company scheme accreditation

What are the benefits of accreditation?

  • Helps companies recruit graduates and professional engineers.
  • Is a streamlined route to professional registration.
  • Provides a structured and supported route for the development of both future leaders and senior engineers, improving the retention rates of graduates and professional engineering staff.
  • Demonstrates to clients and customers that the organisation employs the right calibre of staff - this is often useful when submitting tenders.
  • Develops critically important engineering capabilities and secures the continued well being of the organisation.
  • Provides opportunities for networking with other accredited employers and universities (events and workshops).
  • Inclusion in the list of IET accredited schemes.
  • Accredited schemes can display the Certificate of Accreditation and may use the IET's accredited scheme logo on promotional material and scheme documentation.
  • Is recognised as a high-quality seal of approval throughout industry, academia and government, and provides evidence of "quality assured" engineer development which is recognised both nationally and internationally.
  • Provides access to a body of knowledge outside of the organisation and helps to promote meaningful dialogue between the organisation and the IET, one of the world's leading engineering institutions
  • Accreditation is recognised as a high-quality seal of approval.

Take a look at our current list of accredited professional development schemes.

Why choose the IET?

We’re one of the world’s leading professional institutions for engineers and technicians and our accreditation covers a whole range of engineering disciplines. IET Accreditation is recognised as a high-quality seal of approval throughout industry, academia and government and aids companies in the recruitment, retention and development of graduates and professional engineers.

We promote accredited schemes to students and graduates as the ideal way into the industry.

How does it work?

Accredited schemes typically build on established development programmes already in place to meet the needs of the business.

They must provide the necessary training, development and experience to enable individuals to build a portfolio of evidence and demonstrate the required level of competence for professional registration.

Your scheme will be listed on the IET website and you will be able to use the IET Accredited Scheme logo on promotional material.

Find out more about how you can become accredited.