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 here.

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
  • use of Engineering Council IEng logo

The Engineering Council's 'Pathways to professional registration' toolkit provides useful guidance for individuals who are looking to progress their status to IEng.

The IFE offers a Find a UK Fire Engineer directory which provides details of IEng and CEng registrants. Click here to view the directory.

Career spotlight:

Director and Fire Engineering Consultant, Ron Hedger IEng MIFireE, has shared his experience of achieving professional registration with the IFE.

How to apply

If you live outside the UK, we encourage you to contact your local branch (if available) first, especially if you prefer to pay in local currency. If a local branch is not available, you prefer to deal with us directly, or you live in the UK, please apply by clicking the 'apply now' button below, send copies of your supporting documentation. your Professional Review Report and your application fee.


 Application checklist

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

Payment and subscriptions

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.

Useful links

Please read the following documents before making your application:

CPD Guidance   CPD Log   Code of Conduct for IFE Registrants

IFE whistleblowing policy   IFE whistleblowing guidance

Guidance on the use of post nominals  EngC guidance Statement of Ethical Principles

EngC guidance on Sustainability  EngC guidance on Whistleblowing