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Gaining professional registration as a Royal Navy Marine Engineer

Which criteria are right for me?

CEng

IEng

EngTech

You must hold the substantive rank of Lieutenant or above.

Petty Officer (Marine Engineering); having completed the post-Programme Faraday Petty Officer Engineering Technician Qualifying Course (POETQC).

Hold an NVQ L3 qualification in their trade

Have completed a Duty Marine Engineering Officer (DMEO) post or appointment holding similar levels of responsibility and have completed a Technical Engineering Appointment in that rank following completion of Charge Qualification.

Pre-Faraday Petty Officer (Engineering Technician) (Marine Engineering), having completed a Technical Engineering Appointment for at least 2 years.

You will need completion of a programme leading to NVQ L3 (including the relevant Marine Engineering conversion course if converting from the CIS sub-steam); or a suitable qualification at QCF3 (or SCQF or EQF equivalent) or above or clear demonstration to the satisfaction of the IET achievement of the same level of knowledge and understanding of the above. Examples of training and experience leading to the same level of personal technical contribution are required.

You will also need an accredited Bachelors’ degree with honours in engineering or technology, plus either an appropriate Masters’ degree accredited by a professional engineering institution, or evidence of additional learning to Masters level or an accredited integrated MEng degree or clear demonstration to the satisfaction of the IET achievement of the same level of knowledge and understanding as the above. Examples of training and experience leading to the same level of personal technical contribution are required.

Chief Petty Officer (Engineering Technician), having completed the Professional Examination (PE) for promotion to Chief Petty Officer (Engineering Technician) and Chief Petty Officer (Engineering Technician) Course

 
 

You will also need an appropriate Bachelors’ degree in engineering or technology; or a Higher National Certificate or Diploma or a  Foundation Degree in engineering or technology, plus evidence of appropriate additional learning, including work-based  learning or clear demonstration to the satisfaction of the IET achievement of the same level of knowledge and understanding as  the above. Examples of training and experience leading to the same level of personal technical contribution are required.

 

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:

Training Officer Marine Engineering

HMS Sultan

Military Road

Gosport

PO12 3BY

DSMarE-RTGTOME@mod.uk  

2.    To submit to the IET:

Registration and Standards

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Michael Faraday House

Six Hills Way

Stevenage

Hertfordshire

SG1 2AY

UK

 

Or scan and email to adminsupport@theiet.org

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.