Preparing for Professional Registration

Professional registration can enhance you career prospects by recognising your skills and experience and demonstrating your commitment to professionalism. These professional qualifications are peer assessed and internationally recognised. The IET is licensed by the Engineering Council to assess applicants and award the following titles CEng, IEng, EngTech and ICTTech.

In today’s dynamic job market, membership of a professional organisation can be the one constant you can rely on for support throughout your career. So it’s good to know, no matter where you are in your career, what challenges you are facing or where you want to be, the IET can provide you with a professional home for life which can help you achieve your career goals.

The IET offers a comprehensive range of products and support services which have been specifically developed to meet all your professional needs. Put simply, it can make you more employable, help you perform better and raise your professional profile.

This course will take you through the requirements of UK-SPEC and the process of preparing and submitting an application. You will learn how to plan, record and review your professional development as you progress towards registration, including how to assess your skill level against the relevant framework and how those supporting you can help along the way.

We will also show you how Career Manager, the IET’s online professional development system, enables you to record and plan your professional development, as well as prepare and submit your application.

Topics covered

  • Why register?
  • Using competences
  • Levels of competence
  • PRA session
  • Evidence collection
  • Available support
  • Career Manager
  • The application process
  • SMART action plan

Course objectives

  • Use competences for professional development
  • Assess your skill level against UK-SPEC framework
  • Collect appropriate evidence to demonstrate your competence
  • Get started and develop a good relationship with your mentor
  • Make the most of your support network
  • Access tools and support available from the IET
  • Use Career Manager to prepare and submit your application online


Course availability

Location Dates Duration Course code
London 18 April 2018 1 day PPRDLO

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Book by 18 February for the Early Bird rate

Bristol 11 July 2018 1 day PPRGBR

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Book by 11 May for the Early Bird rate

Glasgow 20 September 2018 1 day PPRIGL

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Book by 20 July for the Early Bird rate

London 07 November 2018 1 day PPRKLO

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Book by 07 September for the Early Bird rate

Alternatively, fill in our booking form and return it to pdcourses@theiet.org.

Terms and conditions of booking.


Member Price

Early Bird (two months in advance) £249

Standard £349

N.B. Prices subject to VAT

Non-Member Price

Early Bird (two months in advance) £299

Standard £399

N.B. Prices subject to VAT

Who should attend?

This course is designed for anyone looking to become professionally registered with the IET.

Listen to what Mark Chapman MIET, Incorporated Engineer has to say about our PPR course: 

"Well delivered, engaging and great discussions".

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If you would like to book 5 delegates or more on to this course you may benefit from having this course delivered in-company

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