Member benefits

Supporting members both personally and professionally to achieve their goals.

There’s no doubt you’ll face many challenges over the course of your career. It’s also clear that the benefits of being a member of the IET will equip you to meet those challenges with even more confidence.

IET Connect

The IET’s Benevolent Fund provides wide ranging support for IET members and their dependants when they need it.

You can benefit from:

  • referral to a free legal helpline for employment, personal and family matters;
  • outplacement programme to help unemployed members get back to work;
  • financial assistance in times of need;
  • care costs, respite for carers, mobility and independence;
  • general welfare advice, information and signposting. 

Contact the IET Connect Helpline on 0845 685 0685 or +44 20 7344 5498, email ietconnect@theiet.org or visit our website [new window] for more information.

Facilities and venues

At IET London: Savoy Place [new window] members now get their own dedicated space, separated from the areas designed for functions, fulfilling our core aims to help members and create an engineering community.

Facilities for members include:

  • Shower rooms on the lower ground floor and locker facilities on the second floor.
  • A comfortable lounge area for relaxing or networking with other members.
  • Complimentary self-service teas and coffees for members only in the Faraday Lounge.Guests should kindly purchase coffee in the Faraday Kitchen.
  • Wireless connectivity throughout the entire building.
  • Two dedicated meeting rooms and meeting booths for members  to book free of charge for up to 2 hours per day (fair use policy applies).

You’ll also get the benefit of:

  • 10 per cent off freshly prepared food in the Faraday Kitchen.
  • Seasonal catering promotions in the Faraday Kitchen.
  • The opportunity to join one of the four members catering evenings per year. Past events have included: Chocolate Making , Pasta Making, Sushi Rolling. These events are subject to availability.

IET members also have complimentary use of our business centres at IET Birmingham: Austin Court [new window] and IET Glasgow: Teacher Building [new window] and can enjoy discounts on prestigious conference facilities at all three venues. 


Members can benefit from up to 20 per cent off the cost of:

and 35 per cent off the cost of:

Reduced membership subscription rates

Reduced subscriptions are available to support members in certain circumstances who would normally be paying the full IET standard rate.

Membership or professional registration certificates

Apply for a certificate confirming your status of membership or registration for Fellow, MIET, TMIET, CEng, IEng, EngTech or ICTTech to add to your professional development portfolio.

Licensed access to barristers

The IET is an authorised licensed access client to barristers through the Bar Council. Although not specified, it is expected that members wishing to take advantage of this scheme must also be on the Engineering Council professional register.

Visit the Bar Standards Board website [new window] for more information.


Tell us your preferences, update your contact details or pay your membership fee online through MyIET. From time to time we like to contact you with information on new products and services, local events or IET news. By ensuring that your contact details and other preferences are up to date, you will never miss out on the fantastic benefits that we have to offer you.