Routes to Membership




SPE Registration and membership

  • Applicants are required to provide a detailed CV in support of the points claimed in respect of Sections A, B and C
  • Registration requires an achievement of 15 points which comprises the minimum points specified within each section supplemented to achieve the total
  • Qualifications relate to the UK, however, the international equivalent or similar approved programmes will be considered at the time of assessment

Academic Qualifications – Sections A & B

(minimum 8 points – maximum 12 points)

A

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

POINTS

Applicants to complete

Assessor to complete

i

Master of Engineering (4 year programme)

12

ii

Honours Degree in Engineering (2nd Class Minimum) (3 year Programme)

10

iii

Degree or Diploma in Engineering (2 year programme)

8

iv

Independent Professional/Academic Advanced Diplomas (assessed and accepted by the Society of Professional Engineers)

8

v

Independent Professional/Academic Diplomas (assessed and accepted by the Society of Professional Engineers)

6

vi

BTEC or SCOTEC Higher National Diploma/Certificate or GNQ/SNVQ Advanced Level

6

vii

Direct Examinations of other Institutions, Societies & Associations as accredited by the appropriate State Body, (recognised and accepted by the Society of Professional Engineers)

10

B

SUPPLEMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS

viii

Approved Post Graduate course in engineering or engineering related subjects (reviewed and points allocated by the SPE Assessor)

2 - 6

ix

Approved Diploma/Certificate in engineering related subjects (reviewed and points allocated by the SPE Assessor)

2

x

Accredited post qualification programme/course (engineering related-submitted, assessed and recognised by the Society of Engineers)

2

C

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(minimum 3 points)

xi

Each full year of structured, supervised training

1

xii

For each full year in Approved Engineering employment excluding the points claimed under item x

1

xiii

For each full year, subject to a minimum of 3 years of employment or independent business in a professional engineering capacity, defined as having responsibilities in addition to the technical sphere, e.g. management, supervisory, commercial, or definitive decision making in an engineering speciality

1.5

TOTAL OF SECTIONS A & B & C