Incorporated Engineer

Why become registered as an Incorporated Engineer?

The letters ‘IEng’ after your name mark you out as a key member of the fire engineering profession whose work is critical to your employer’s performance and efficiency. Incorporated Engineers command respect. They perform vital roles in every sector of industry, their responsibilities ranging from engineering design, manufacture and construction to system operation, maintenance and commissioning. Take a look at the IEng eBook.

For details of what the Engineering Council and registration is all about see their video .

Incorporated Engineers benefit from:

  • professional recognition in the global fire sector
  • enhanced career prospects and earning potential
  • access to special interest groups, CPD tracking and current vacancies
  • IFE journal, newsletters and online access to archived publications
  • local and international CPD events

Click here to view a listing of UK based IEng and CEng registrants who have opted to be part of our online register, which includes details of their areas of expertise.

Academic requirement

Other requirements

One of the following:

  • An accredited bachelors or honours degree in engineering
  • A relevant higher national certificate or diploma or a foundation degree, plus further learning to bachelors level

If you have a higher national qualification or foundation degree but no bachelors, there are different ways in which you can meet the requirements. For  more information, please contact

If you live outside the UK, please contact your local branch about your application. If a local branch is not available, or you live in the UK, please apply using the Incorporated Engineer Application Form enclosing validated certificates, your Professional Review Report and your application fee .

If your application is successful, annual subscriptions are payable. Payments can be made by direct debit , credit/debit card, sterling cheque or bankers draft.  All other ways to pay are listed here.  Please read the following documents before making your application:

CPD Guidance for IFE Registrants

Code of Conduct for IFE Registrants

Guidance on the use of post nominals

EngC guidance Statement of Ethical Principles

EngC guidance on Sustainability

EngC guidance on Risk

EngC guidance on Whistleblowing

EngC guidance on Security