Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician 

The Engineering Technician (EngTech) title is awarded by CIHT on behalf of the Engineering Council. EngTech is a professional title after an engineering technician’s name that matches UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) 


Routes to EngTech

There is no specific educational achievement requirement to apply for EngTech. Having a level 3 qualification (BTEC or NVQ) will be helpful at certain stages of the assessment, however by demonstrating that you have acquired the necessary competence through substantial working experience you can apply for the EngTech registration without any formal qualifications.

How to apply?  

1) Complete the initial assessment form (you don’t need to be a member to complete and initial assessment)

2) Read the Guidance Notes and complete the relevant documentation in order submit your application

3) Check the submission deadlines and fees

Only CIHT members at Associate grade or above are eligible to apply for EngTech registration. You can apply to become a member online by clicking here.



Interested in becoming professionally qualified?

Read how other CIHT members gained their EngTech here.


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