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Why EngTech? For Electricians

You stand out to employers, your clients and your peers. The competence of an individual electrician is becoming increasingly important as companies strive to minimise re-work, ensure high safety standards to reassure the public and keep up with new technologies impacting the industry.

We are here to help you with your application.

The resources below explain how to apply, what you’ll need and how to find it.

Register to attend a complimentary competence workshop

We also run workshops around the country where you can find out more about the application process, meet some of our Professional Registration Advisors (PRAs) and begin your application.

Email electechs@theiet.org to find out about upcoming workshops in your area.

About the Electrician EngTech Standard Competencies

The national standard set by the UK Engineering Council is called UK-SPEC. A version of UK-SPEC has been created to align the qualifications and experience of electricians to the requirements of EngTech. 

See the competence statements against which you will need to gather evidence for your application.

Paul Meenan on achieving professional registration

Paul Meenan CEng FIET FCMI MIAM MILP PCQI started out as an apprentice electrician with a drive to prove himself and make a difference to industry.

Watch his video to see what professional registration has meant to him in his career.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Following UK Government advice, we have decided to cancel or postpone ALL IET events until the end of June. If you have any queries, please contact events@theiet.org.

We are monitoring the rapidly changing situation, to view our latest updates please read this more detailed statement or read about how you can help support efforts to tackle COVID-19.