Member Benefits

Being a member of IFE gives you a range of benefits. Use the table below to find out more about the benefits that apply to each membership option. 

Click here to find out your most suitable membership option. 

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General IFE benefits


Type of membership
Student  Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
MyIFE Portal
An individual portal included with subscription to access benefits and manage your membership
Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1
UK Tax Relief
The ability to claim UK tax relief for your personal subscription to the IFE
*Please click on the link to find out more
Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3  Member benefits 3
Discounted books
Purchase books through the IFE shop with an exclusive member discount
Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1  
Discounted FRC courses
A member exclusive discount on FRC courses, accessible through your MyIFE Portal
 Member benefits 4  Member benefits 4  Member benefits 4  Member benefits 4  Member benefits 4  Member benefits 4  Member benefits 4  
Personal membership
Receive a card and certificate upon successful application/change of membership grade
Card only Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Certificate only
Have your say
Give your feedback to the IFE to help us improve our offering
Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4
Personalised IFE Stamp
Purchase your own personalised IFE stamp through the shop
 Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1  Member benefits 1
Voting entitlement
Board and AGM voting entitlement
  Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4    
E-newsletters
Free access to the e-newsletter, sent 8 times per calendar year
Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1
International Fire Professional Journal
Free access to the IFP Journal, sent 4 times per calendar year, as well as access to Journal archives
FTE students receive a digital copy Member benefits 4
Digital copy
included
Member benefits 4Digital copy
included
Member benefits 4Digital copy
included
Member benefits 4Digital copy
included
Member benefits 4Digital copy
included
Member benefits 4Digital copy
included
Member benefits 4Digital copy
included
Professional recognition and post-nominal letters


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
Post-nominal letters
Gain international recognition with the use of post-nominal letters after your name
  TIFireE GIFireE AIFireE MIFireE FIFireE    
Get professionally registered
Being a member allows you the ability to apply for professional registration with the Engineering Council
  Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3  
Continuing professional development


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
CPD Hub
Further your knowledge, understanding and expertise with exclusive access to our CPD Hub
Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1
CPD tracking facility
Member-only online CPD recording and tracking
Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4
Share your knowledge
The chance for your submitted content to feature in our CPD Hub
  Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1  
Helping you reach a higher earning potential


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
Industry jobs
A jobs area to help find your next role
Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5  
CSCS Card
Membership of the IFE allows you to apply for a CSCS card
  Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4  
Help to make the world safer from fire


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
Shape the future of fire engineering
Take part in Special interest Groups on a wide range of expert subjects
Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1 Member benefits 1
Stay informed
Get involved with and view our responses to the latest consultations
Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3
Branch engagement and access to events


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
International events
Access to regular CPD events throughout the year, delivered by our international branch network
Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5
IFE annual conference
Member exclusive discount to our annual conference
Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3 Member benefits 3  
Local branch membership
Membership of your local IFE branch included
Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5  
Support your branch
The ability to participate in supporting your local branch activities
Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4  
Fire engineering connectivity


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
Networking opportunities
Access to our extensive network of 10,000+ fire professionals via more than 40 UK and international branches

A ready-made network for wherever in the world you are based
Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5  
Industry links
Access to a directory of industry-relevant Universities, Institutions and Associations
Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 Member benefits 4 
Demonstrate your professional attitude


Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
Get yourself seen
Participation in our 'Career Spotlight'
Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5  
Opportunity to prove your competence
Free registration for our online directory of members
*opt-in service
Member benefits 4* Member benefits 4* Member benefits 4* Member benefits 4* Member benefits 4* Member benefits 4* Member benefits 4*  Listed as Affiliate Organisation on our website
Preferential rates
Receive a discount when applying for our FRR and FRA registers
  Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5 Member benefits 5  
Affiliate Organisation benefits
  Type of membership
 Student   Technician   Graduate   Associate   Member   Fellow  Affiliate
Individual
Affiliate
Organisation
IFE Branding
A designated logo available for your organisation use (see logo terms and conditions)
              Member benefits 1
Website listing
Be part of our Affiliate directory, and get seen on the IFE website
              Member benefits 4
Company vacancies
Advertise your companies vacancies for free
              Member benefits 1 

 

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