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Gaining professional registration as a Royal Engineer

Which criteria are right for me?

CEng

Direct Entry Officer
  • have an engineering first degree (BEng/MEng) or, exceptionally and with the agreement of each of the Royal Engineers and the IET, an alternative degree
  • completed the Professional Engineering Training course and the MSc in Military Construction Engineering
Garrison Engineer
  • can demonstrate CEng competence, including underpinning knowledge, through sufficient time in a Technical Engineering Appointment as a Garrison Engineer.

We believe in the value of experience as well as education. That’s why they’ll consider your application if you don’t meet the above academic requirements but can prove you have the same level of knowledge and understanding.

IEng

Garrison Engineer
  • can demonstrate competence (e.g. through the Clerk of Works course and sufficient time in Technical Engineering Appointment as a Garrison Engineer)
  • meet the UK&U Requirements
  • have the academic qualifications as per EngC UK-SPEC
Clerk of Works
  • can demonstrate competence (e.g. through Clerk of Works course and completion of a linked Bachelor's Top-Up Degree and sufficient time in a Technical Engineering Appointment as a Clerk of Works)
  • meet the UK&U Requirements
  • have the academic qualifications as per EngC UK-SPEC

We believe in the value of experience as well as education. That’s why they’ll consider your application if you don’t meet the above academic requirements but can prove you have the same level of knowledge and understanding.

EngTech

Achieved NVQ L3 (electrical or mechanical), or a suitable qualification at QCF3

We believe in the value of experience as well as education. That’s why they’ll consider your application if you don’t meet the above requirements but can prove you have the same level of knowledge and understanding.

 

1. For review and endorsement:

IET RE SRA Coordinator Professional Engineering Wing
Royal School of Military Engineering
Brompton Barracks
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4UG

2. To submit to the IET:

Registration and Standards
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Futures Place
Kings Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2UA
UK

Or email adminsupport@theiet.org

Electronic signatures can be accepted.

Good to know

  • You need to be a member of the IET before applying.
  • Military/MOD computers might have trouble downloading the application pack. If you have any problems please email armedforces@theiet.org.
  • All military personnel are also able to apply via the standard route of application, providing you meet the Engineering Council requirements.
  • Applications must be endorsed before submitting to the IET.