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)
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.
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.
CIHT have updated the Professional Registration Guidance Notes (2019 version) which can be downloaded by clicking on the link in Step 2. If you are about to begin your journey to becoming professionally registered at IEng level, please ensure that you refer to this version and refrain from using an older version which you may have previously downloaded or received. The new single document provides greater clarity and ease of use for candidates so that the application process is as simple and stress-free as possible. Any templates or supporting documentation referred to in the 2019 Guidance Notes which you require as part of your application can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. Should you have any issues downloading any of the documentation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
N.B. Professional Review candidates preparing their Portfolio of Evidence should ensure that they download a copy of the IEng Gap Analysis Exercise in addition to the new version of Guidance Notes as this will help in relation to completing the UK-SPEC Evidence Forms.