Professional registration is about telling the world that you are more than just the exams or vendor qualifications you have completed.
Professional registration is about telling the world that you are more than just the exams or vendor qualifications you have completed. It demonstrates that you have the right knowledge, skills and experience to succeed in the business environment at different levels and that you have been independently assessed by your peers to achieved a professional award.
The IET has the licence from the Engineering Council to award four professional awards, three of which are appropriate for ICT professionals. Which award is relevant will depend on the type of work that you are doing at the moment. Each is in its self a milestone and is internationally recognised, however with the right career development you are able to progress to the other awards. Achieving a professional award is key part of your career development.
This is aimed at those who support or facilitate other users of ICT equipment and applications, this could be through software or system installation, operation or maintenance, incident/change/problem management, administration, security, fault diagnosis and fixing. ICT Technicians will be working in all fields of ICT, for example data centres, software testing, organisations’ IT departments, school or university technicians or out in the field diagnosing and solving faults.
This is aimed at those who apply existing and emerging technology to their work, IEng ICT professionals will contribute to continuous improvement to business processes and manage the planning, budgeting and organisation of tasks, people and resources. They are involved in design, development, manufacture, construction and operation.
This is aimed at those who develop new or existing technology, are key contributors to their business success, through innovation, creativity and change. CEng ICT professionals will promote advanced designs and design methodologies and pioneer technology services and management methods. CEng’s are at the forefront of innovation and change.