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HOW TO APPLY Membership guidelines


ROUTES TO MEMBERSHIP

START HERE 1 YES

Apply for membership

You qualified with a Level 8 qualification in or after 2013

You qualified with a Level 8 qualification before 2013

You hold a Level 9 qualification

You hold a Level 7 qualification

MIEI

MIEI

You will be advised that you hold the educational standard for the professional title of Chartered Engineer on election to membership

C

On election to membership you will be advised that you require additional learning to achieve the educational standard for the professional title of Chartered Engineer. Options will be presented to you on application to the title

TECH IEI A

B

You will be advised that you hold the educational standard for the professional title of Associate Engineer on election to membership

Associate Engineer (AEng MIEI)

Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)

You will be advised that you hold the educational standard for the professional title of Engineering Technician on election to membership Qualification on Washington Accord

Engineering Technician (Eng Tech MIEI)

Additional learning required

Additional learning required

Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)

Associate Engineer (AEng MIEI)

Apply for membership Go to MIEI D

Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)

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D

Additional learning required

2

NO

You hold a Level 6 qualification

MIEI

D

Are you a graduate of an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering qualification?

2

How to apply for membership for graduates of an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering qualification and engineering qualifications listed on the FEANI Index or on the Washington, Sydney or Dublin Accords:

How to apply for membership for graduates of an Irish/EU engineering qualification not accredited by Engineers Ireland:

1. Application form 2. Verification form 3. Application fee

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Application form Verification form Qualification equivalence Diploma supplement One supporter form Application fee Assessment fee


Qualification accredited by Engineers Ireland as:

Do you hold a qualification listed on the FEANI Index?

YES NO

Is it a first cycle degree?

Is it a second cycle degree?

YES

Educational standard required for Professional title of:

Level 6

Engineering Technician

Level 7

Associate Engineer

Level 8

BTECH

Associate Engineer

Level 8

Graduated before 2013

Chartered Engineer

Level 8

Graduated in or after 2013

YES

Level 9 1

Apply for membership Go to MIEI A

Apply for membership Go to MIEI D

B

Chartered Engineer

1

D

Qualification on Sydney Accord

Apply for membership Go to MIEI B

Requires additional learning to proceed to Chartered Engineer

Qualification on Dublin Accord

1

YES

Do you hold an engineering qualification on the Washington, Sydney or Dublin Accords?

NO

not accredited by Engineers Ireland?

NO

Do you hold an engineering qualification awarded outside of the EU which is not recognised by the Washington or Sydney Accords?

NO

Do you hold a cognate qualification, are currently working in an engineering role and have three years’ experience in a technical engineering role?

NO

Do you not hold a formally recognised qualification but have over 15 years’ experience in, and are currently working in, an engineering role?

NO

No route

1

Apply for membership Go to TECH IEI B

YES

YES

YES

YES

A

2

3

3

4

5

Apply for membership

Apply for membership

Apply for membership

Apply for membership

MIEI

MIEI

MIEI

MIEI

Further assessment required for route to professional title

Further assessment required for route to professional title

Further assessment required for route to professional title

Further assessment required for route to professional title

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How to apply for membership for applicants who hold an engineering qualification awarded outside of the EU and not recognised by the Washington or Sydney Accords:

How to apply for membership for applicants who hold a cognate qualification, are currently working in an engineering role and have three years’ experience in a technical engineering role:

How to apply for membership for applicants with no formally recognised qualification, but who have over 15 years’ experience in, and are currently working in, an engineering role:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Application form Verification form Qualification equivalence Programme assessment form Two supporter forms Application fee Assessment fee

Application form Verification form Qualification equivalence 2,500-word experience report Two supporter forms Application fee Assessment fee

Application form Proof of CPD 3,000-word experience report 2,500-word engineering project report Two supporter forms Application fee Assessment fee

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SECTION 1

INTRODUCTION

START HERE YE YES YE

A l ffor membership Apply b hi h

Yo q You Y qualified alified lifi d with iha ith Level 8 qualification q in or after 2013

Y q You qualified lifi d with iith ha Level Level 8 qualification before be o e 2013 0 3

Y hold You h ld a Level L l9 qualification l f tii lifi

Y hold You h ld a Level L l7 qualification qualification

MIEII MIE

MIEI

How do I join?

D

Y will You ill be b advised d i d th tthat hatt you yo hold hold d tthe th he educational d tii l standard t d d fo the for th the professional p ofessio al title of Chartered Engineer g on election to t membership e be b ship

O election On l tii to t membership b hip you y will ill be b ad advised d ised d tthat th hatt you y require req q ire i additional dditi l llearning i g tto achieve the hi th h educational d tii l standard professional tandard for the professiona title of Chartered Engineer. Options will Opti ill be b presented p t d to t you y on application yo ppli tii to t the th h title titl il

TECH C IEI

Which route do I take?

A

B

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you the y hold h ld th h educational d tii l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l title titl i l off Associate Engineer g on election l tii to t membership b hi hp

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you y h ld th hold the educational d ti l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l title titl i l off Engineering g g Technician on election l tii to t membership b h hip

What do I submit?

E gi i g Engineering T h i i Technician ( g Tech (Eng ec MIEI))

Ch t d EEngineer Chartered i (C (CE (CEng MIEI)) ( g MIEI)) (AEng

Addi Additi Additional dd tio al llearning ea i g

Addi Additi Additional ddi i l learning l i g required i d

Ch t d Chartered E gi ee Engineer ( (C (CEng g MIEI))

A Associate i t E gi Engineer ( g MIEI)) (AEng

Addi Additi Additional dd i l llearning i g required equ q ed

1.1

This document aims to clearly explain and identify the

1.4

Ch C Chartered ha tte ed Depending on the dapplication route taken by the member E gi Engineer

membership application routes available to candidates

( g MIEI)) they may or(CEng may not have been assessed for their

seeking to join Engineers Ireland. The guidelines are

eligibility to progress to a professional title at this time.

divided into sections as follows:

This is described in full within each section of these

Section 1

guidelines.

Introduction

Sections 2 – 9 Information and requirements for each application route

1.5

There are a number of routes to membership available depending on your qualification, and also on the

1.2

All candidates must normally become a member of Engineers

experience you have gained while working within an

Ireland prior to applying for a professional title. Membership

engineering role.

is normally based on the candidate’s primary qualification. 1.6 1.3

4

Regardless of the membership route all candidates are

Candidates must be elected to membership by submitting

considered on an individual, case by case basis and the

a full application in English for consideration by the

final decision on all elections to membership is the

Membership and Qualifications Board. If successfully

responsibility of Engineers Ireland. The Membership and

elected to membership of Engineers Ireland, candidates

Qualifications Board is responsible for the consideration of

may use the relevant post nominal after their name, i.e.,

applications and the election of members to Engineers

MIEI or Tech IEI.

Ireland.

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Y hold You h ld a Level L l6 q lifi i qualification

MIEII MIE C

Are yo Are Ar yyou u a gr g graduate aduate d t o off an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering qualification? e eng en ngineering e gq ualiffication? uali ua o ?

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D you hold Do h ld a qualification lifi tii listed li t d on the th h FEANI Index? I d ?

WHICH QUESTION SUITS YOU BEST?

SECTION

2

Are you a graduate of an Engineers Ireland accredited qualification?

3

Do you hold an engineering qualification

I it Is i a second d cycle y degree? g

cycle y degree? g

listed on the FEANI Index?

YES Y YE EES S

Who can I contact?

membership b hip Go to MIEI A

Do you hold an engineering qualification

B

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recognised under the Washington, Sydney

Go to MIEI D

or Dublin Accords?

D

Do hold D you yengineering h ld a Do you hold an Irish qualification D you Do y nott hold h ld a

D you Do y hold h ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bli bl Accords? A d?

D you Do y hold h ld an

not accredited by Engineers Ireland? Washington g or Sydney Syd y Accords? A d?

technical engineering technical

working g in, in, an

Do you hold an EU engineering qualification not engineering gi i g role? l ? accredited by Engineers Ireland or listed on the YES Y ES S

B

5

No route No t

6

FEANI Index?

A

Apply ffor Apply membership

3 hold an engineering qualification awarded Do you

Apply for Apply f

Apply for Apply f

membership membership outside of the EU which is not recognised by the

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Washington or Sydney Accords?

MIE

Do you hold a cognate qualification and are MIEII MIE you currently working in an engineering role?

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

1.7

As the Irish regulatory body for the engineering

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

F th Further h assessmentt

F th Further h assessmentt

to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

Do you not hold required a formal qualification buti dhave i d for f route t required for f route t over 15 years experience in an engineering role?

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profession, Engineers Ireland has the responsibility of representing the profession as a whole in Ireland. This includes professional engineers, engineering technologists and engineering technicians. 1.8

The decision criteria and submission requirements for

IF YOU ARE UNCERTAIN WHICH ROUTE SUITS YOU PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CHECK WITH THE MEMBERSHIP TEAM BEFORE PREPARING YOUR APPLICATION.

applications for membership of Engineers Ireland are different depending on the relevant application route. The membership diagram lists the routes and, along with the panel to the right, indicates which section of this guidelines is relevant to each route.

All candidates are welcome to contact the Engineers Ireland Membership Team at membership@engineersireland.ie or on

Candidates should ask themselves the question in the left

01 665 1334 to discuss these options further.

column of the panel and if their answer is yes they should proceed to the section identified.

All of the routes and application requirements are described in detail within each section.

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SECTION 2

APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES ACCREDITED BY ENGINEERS IRELAND

START HERE 1 YES

Apply for membership

You qualified with a Level 8 qualification in or after 2013

You qualified with a Level 8 qualification before 2013

You hold a Level 9 qualification

You hold a Level 7 qualification

MIEI

MIEI D

You will be advised that you hold the educational standard for the professional title of Chartered Engineer on election to membership

You hold a Level 6 qualification

MIEI

TECH IEI

C

On election to membership you will be advised that you require additional learning to achieve the educational standard for the professional title of Chartered Engineer. Options will be presented to you on application to the title

Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)

Are you a graduate of an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering qualification?

A

B

You will be advised that you hold the educational standard for the professional title of Associate Engineer on election to membership

You will be advised that you hold the educational standard for the professional title of Engineering Technician on election to membership

Associate Engineer (AEng MIEI)

Engineering Technician (Eng Tech MIEI)

Additional learning required

Additional learning required

Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)

Associate Engineer (AEng MIEI)

Additional learning required

Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)

2.1

A full list of engineering programmes accredited by

2.2

Engineers Ireland may be found here.

How to apply If you have graduated from an engineering programme accredited by Engineers Ireland you must provide the

Candidates may also choose to contact the membership

following information to apply for membership:

team at membership@engineersireland.ie or on 01 665 1334 if they wish to investigate if their qualification is on the above list.

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Application form Please complete the online application form here. or

Please note all documents must be submitted in English,

Alternatively, you may wish to complete the hard copy on

including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

page 8. If so, please complete all sections of the

please provide a certified translation in addition to the

membership application form and send it to:

original document.

Membership Team, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.

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Qualification Q lifi tii on Washington W hi t Accord cco d

Go to MIEI D D


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Verification of qualification

Payment of membership subscription fees

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

You must pay your subscription fee through either the

relevant qualification. You can provide this in English

online application form or by an Irish bank cheque, Irish

through any of the following methods:

postal order or debit/credit card by calling the

If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

membership hotline at 01 665 1334. We can also issue

verifying your qualification, you must post these

you an invoice for your employer/company.

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photocopy

Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be

and return them to you.

found here.

or –

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

2.4

presented for assessment at the next Membership and

receive confirmation from your college.

Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place

or –

every month, with the exception of August. If candidates You must fill out the qualification verification form on

are successfully elected to membership they will be

page 9 and send it to your college for them to stamp

entitled to use the post-nominal relevant to their

and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

qualification after their name. Candidates are normally

or –

On submission of the completed application it will be

page 9 and return it to Engineers Ireland and we will

advised within one week of the Board meeting. You must ask an Engineers Ireland employee/member

Those holding level 7, 8 or 9 qualifications accredited by

of An Garda Síochána/public notary/Chartered

Engineers Ireland are entitled to use MIEI. Those holding

Engineer to sign a copy of your parchment certifying

technician qualifications are entitled to use Tech IEI.

that they have viewed the original. 2.5

On election to membership candidates will also be advised that they have been assessed as holding the educational standard required for the relevant professional title. The educational standards and titles are detailed in the table below. This means the candidate may apply for the relevant professional title with Engineers Ireland through the standard application route.

Qualification accredited by Engineers Ireland as:

Educational standard required for Professional title of:

Level 6

Engineering Technician

Level 7

Associate Engineer

THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

Level 8

BTECH

Associate Engineer

Level 8 Level 8

Graduated before 2013 Graduated in or after 2013

Chartered Engineer Requires additional learning to proceed to Chartered Engineer

Level 9

Chartered Engineer

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Application form

page 8

Verification of your qualification

page 9

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SECTION 2

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APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy – Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

Date: Fax:

E-mail:

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SECTION 3

APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF ENGINEERING QUALIFICATIONS LISTED IN THE FEANI INDEX

START HERE Are yo Are Ar yyou u a gr g graduate aduate d t of of an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering eng en e gq ualiffication? uali ua o ? engineering qualification?

A l for Apply f membership b hi h

Yo q You Y qualified alified lifi d with iha ith Level 8 qualification q in or after 2013

Y q You qualified lifi d with iith ha Level 8 qualification Level be o e 2013 before 0 3

Y hold You h ld a LLevell 9 l f tii lifi qualification

Y hold You h ld a Level L l7 qualification qualification

MIEII MIE

MIEI D

You Y will ill be b advised d i d that tth hatt you yo hold hold d the tth he educational d tii l standard t d d for fo the tth he professional p ofessio al title of Chartered Engineer g on election tto membership e b be ship

Y hold You h ld a Level L l6 qualification qualification

MIEII MIE

TECH C IEI

C

O election On l tii to t membership b hip you y will ill be b advised ad d ised d that th thatt you y require req q iire additional dditi l llearning i g tto achieve the hi th h educational d tii l standard professional tandard for the professiona title of Chartered Engineer. Options will Opti ill be b presented p t d to t you y on application yo ppli tii to t the th h title titl il

A

B

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you y hold h ld the th h educational d tii l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l title titl i l off on Associate Engineer g election l tii to t membership b h hip

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you y h ld the hold th educational d ti l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l titl title i l off Engineering g g Technician on election l tii to t membership b h hip

E gi i g Engineering T h i i Technician ( g Tech (Eng ec MIEI))

Ch t d EEngineer Chartered i (C (CE (CEng MIEI)) ( g MIEI)) (AEng

Addi Additi Additional dd tio al learning lea i g

Addi Additi Additional ddi i l learning l i g required i d

Ch t d Chartered E gi ee Engineer ( (C (CEng g MIEI))

A Associate i t E gi Engineer (AEng ( g MIEI))

Addi Additi Additional dd i l learning l i g required equ q ed

Ch C Chartered ha tte ed d Engineer E gi ( (CEng g MIEI))

3.1

FEANI is a federation of professional engineers that unites national engineering associations from 31 European

3.2

A full list of engineering qualifications recognised by FEANI may be found here.

countries. Thus, FEANI represents the interests of over 3.5 million professional engineers in Europe. FEANI is striving

Candidates may also choose to contact the membership

for a single voice for the engineering profession in Europe

team at membership@engineersireland.ie or on 01 665

and wants to affirm and develop the professional identity

1334 if they wish to investigate if their qualification is on

of engineers.

the FEANI Index.

Through its activities and services, especially with the

Please note all documents must be submitted in English,

attribution of the EUR ING professional title, FEANI aims to

including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

facilitate the mutual recognition of engineering

please provide a certified translation in addition to the

qualifications in Europe and to strengthen the position,

original document.

role and responsibility of engineers in society. More information may be found here. 10

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Go to MIEI D D


Do you hold a qualification listed on the FEANI Index?

YES

Is it a first cycle degree?

Is it a second cycle degree?

YES

YES

1

Apply for membership Go to MIEI A

Apply for membership Go to MIEI D

B

1

D

D you Do y h hold ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bl bli Accords? A d?

Do D you hold h ld an IIrish/EU i h/EU h/

D you Do y h hold ld a

D you Do y hold h ld an

D you Do y nott h hold ld a

No route No t

technical engineering technical Sydney S yd y Accords? A d?

working g in, in, an engineering gi i g role? l ?

YES Y EES S

Go to MIEI B

Go to TECH C IEI B

A

3

Apply ffor Apply membership b hip

Apply for Apply f

4

Apply for Apply f membership

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

MIEII MIE

MIEI MIEI

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

MIEI MIEI

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

3.3

How to apply If you hold an engineering qualification listed on the

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

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Application form Please complete the online application form here.

FEANI Index you must provide the following information to apply for membership:

or Alternatively, you may wish to complete the hard copy on page 13 and forward it to the address below. If so, please complete all sections of the membership application form and send it to: Membership Team, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 Ireland.

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SECTION 3

continued…

Verification of qualification

3.4

On submission of the completed application it will be

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

presented for assessment at the next Membership and

relevant qualification. You can provide this in English

Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place

through any of the following methods:

every month, with the exception of August. If candidates

If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

are successfully elected to membership they will be

verifying your qualification, you must post these

entitled to use the post-nominal MIEI after their name.

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photocopy

Candidates are normally advised within one week of the

and return them to you.

Board meeting.

or –

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

3.5

page 14 return it to Engineers Ireland and we will

advised that they have been assessed as holding the

receive confirmation from your college.

educational standard required for the relevant professional title. Details of the educational standards, as they are

or –

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

categorised in the FEANI Index, required for each of the

page 14 and send it to your college for them to stamp

professional titles are detailed in the table below. This

and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

means that the candidate may apply for the relevant professional title through the standard application route.

or –

On election to membership, candidates will also be

You must ask an Engineers Ireland employee/member

The table below is valid for those graduating prior to

of An Garda Síochána/public notary/Chartered

2013.

Engineer to sign a copy of your parchment/transcript/ letter certifying that they have viewed the original.

3.6

Only those qualification categories on the FEANI Index, as listed in the table below, will be considered for

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Payment of membership subscription fees

membership under this membership route.

You must pay your subscription fee either through the online application form or by an Irish bank cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the membership hotline at 01 665 1334. We can also issue you an invoice for your employer/company. Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be found here.

Graduates* holding qualification

Meets educational

as categorised below on

standard required

for FEANI Index

professional title of:

FCD (first cycle degree)

Associate Engineer

Duration of programme – <4U**

Associate Engineer

SCD (second cycle degree)

Chartered Engineer

Duration of programme – > or = to 4U**

Chartered Engineer

* Applies to candidates who have graduated prior to 2013 U** Represents a year (full-time or equivalent) of approved university programme. The programme is either given by a university or other recognised body at the university level, accredited by FEANI and included in the FEANI INDEX – the ‘List of Schools and Programmes’.

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THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

n n n

Application form

page 13

Verification of your qualification

page 14

Subscription fee


APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments. Please note all applications must be provided in english. If the original is not in english please provide a certified english translation in addition to the original document.) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

Duration of course

College

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisation

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Grade

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Abbreviated title

n n n n

Current or past

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

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SECTION 3

continued…

VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

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Date: Fax:

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4

SECTION 4

APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF ENGINEERING QUALIFICATIONS RECOGNISED UNDER THE WASHINGTON, SYDNEY AND DUBLIN ACCORDS

START HERE Are yo Are Ar yyou u a gr g graduate aduate d t of of an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering eng en e gq ualiffication? uali ua o ? engineering qualification?

A l ffor membership Apply b hi h

Yo q You Y qualified alified lifi d with iha ith q Level 8 qualification in or after 2013

Y q You qualified lifi d with iith ha Level 8 qualification Level be o e 2013 before 0 3

Y hold You h ld a LLevell 9 l f tii lifi qualification

Y hold You h ld a LLevell 7 qualification qualification

MIEII MIE

MIEI D

Y will You ill be b advised d i d th tthat hatt you yo hold hold d tthe th he educational d tii l standard t d d for fo the th the professional p ofessio al title of Chartered Engineer g on election to t membership e be b ship

Y hold You h ld a Level L l6 qualification qualification

MIEII MIE C

On O election l tii to t membership b hip you y will ill be b advised ad d ised d that tth hatt you y require req q ire i additional dditi l learning l i g to t achieve the hi th h educational d tii l standard tandard for the professional professiona title of Chartered Engineer. Options will Opti ill be b presented p t d to t you y on application yo ppli tii to t the th h title titl il

TECH C IEI A

B

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you y hold h ld th the h educational d tii l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l title titl i l off Associate Engineer g on election l tii to t membership b hi hp

Ch t d EEngineer Chartered i (C (CE (CEng MIEI)) ( g MIEI)) (AEng

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you y h ld th hold the educational d ti l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l title titl i l off Engineering g g Technician on election l tii to t membership b h hip

E gi i g Engineering Technician T h i i (Eng ( g Tech ec MIEI))

Addi Additi Additional dd tio al llearning ea i g

Addi Additi Additional ddi i l llearning i g required i d

Chartered Ch t d Engineer E gi ee (CEng ( (C g MIEI))

Associate A i t Engineer E gi (AEng ( g MIEI))

Addi Additi Additional dd i l llearning i g required equ q ed

Ch C Chartered ha tte ed d Engineer E gi ( (CEng g MIEI))

4.1

Engineers Ireland is a signatory country to the

Sydney Accord

Washington, Sydney and Dublin Accords.

The Sydney Accord is an agreement between the engineering accreditation bodies within each of the

Washington Accord

signatory countries. The agreement recognises as

The Washington Accord is an agreement between the

equivalent the undergraduate engineering technologist

engineering accreditation bodies within each of the

courses of study which are accredited and delivered within

signatory countries. The agreement recognises as

those countries as meeting the educational standard

equivalent the undergraduate engineering courses of

required for Associate Engineer. For more details of the

study which are accredited and delivered within those

Accord and the signatories please click here.

countries as meeting the educational standard required for Chartered Engineer. For more details of the Accord and the signatories please click here.

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Qualification on Washington Accord

Apply for membership Go to MIEI D

1

D


D you hold Do h ld a qualification lifi tii listed li t d on the th h FEANI Index? I d ?

IIs iit a second d cycle y degree? g

Apply A pply ffor membership b hip Go to MIEI

Go to MIEI B

Qualification on Sydney Accord

D

Qualification on Dublin Accord

YES

Do you hold an engineering qualification on the Washington, Sydney or Dublin Accords?

Do you h D hold ld an IIrish/EU i h/ h/EU

D you Do y hold h ld a

D you Do y hold h ld an

D you Do y nott hold h ld a

No route No t

technical engineering technical Sydney S yd y Accords? A d? Apply for membership Go to MIEI B

1

Apply for membership Go to TECH IEI B

working g in, in, an engineering gi i g role? l ?

1 YES Y EES S A

3

Apply ffor Apply membership

4

Apply for Apply f membership

MIEII MIE

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

Dublin Accord

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

MIEII MIE

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

4.2

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

A full list of the signatories to the Accords is available at

The Dublin Accord is an agreement between the

the links identified above.

engineering accreditation bodies within each of the

Candidates may also choose to contact the Membership

signatory countries. The agreement recognises as

Team at membership@engineersireland.ie or on 01 665

equivalent the undergraduate engineering technician

1334 if they wish to investigate if their qualification falls

courses of study which are accredited and delivered within

under any of the Accords.

those countries as meeting the educational standard

On application, the candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s qualification will be

required for Engineering Technician. For more details of

checked with the relevant engineering accreditation body.

the Accord and the signatories please click here. Please note all documents must be submitted in English, including qualifications. If the originals are not in English please provide a certified translation in addition to the original document.

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SECTION 4

continued…

How to apply

Engineer to sign a copy of your

If you are a graduate of an engineering qualification

parchment/transcript/letter certifying they have

recognised by one of the above accords you must provide

viewed the original.

the following information to apply for membership:

n n

Payment of membership subscription fees

Application form

You must pay your subscription fee either through the

Please complete the online application form here.

online application form or by an Irish bank cheque or Irish

or

postal order or debit/credit card by calling the

Alternatively, you may wish to complete the hard copy on

membership hotline at 01 665 1334. We can also issue

page 19 and forward it to the address below. If so, please

you an invoice for your employer/company.

complete all sections of the membership application form

Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be

and send it to:

found here.

Membership Team, Engineers Ireland,

4.4

On submission of the completed application it will be

22 Clyde Road,

presented for assessment at the next Membership and

Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place

Ireland.

every month, with the exception of August. If candidates are successfully elected to membership they will be

n

Verification of qualification

entitled to use the relevant post-nominal to their

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

qualification after their name, i.e., Washington and Sydney

relevant qualification. You can provide this in English

Accord qualification holders may use MIEI. Dublin Accord

through any of the following methods:

qualification holders may use Tech IEI after their name.

If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

Candidates are normally advised within one week of the

verifying your qualification, you must post these

Board meeting.

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photocopy 4.5

and return them to you. –

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

educational standard required for the relevant professional

page 20 and return it to Engineers Ireland, and we will

title. Details of the educational standards met by each of

receive confirmation from your college.

the above accords for progression to the professional titles are detailed in the table below. This means that the

or –

On election to membership, candidates will also be advised that they have been assessed as holding the

or

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

candidate may apply for the relevant professional title

page 20 and send it to your college for them to stamp

through the standard application route. The table below is

and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

valid for those graduating prior to 2013.

or –

You must ask an Engineers Ireland employee/member of An Garda Síochána/public notary/Chartered THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

Graduates* holding qualification Meet the educational as within the following Accord

standard required for the professional title of:

Dublin Accord

Engineering Technician

Sydney Accord

Associate Engineer

Washington Accord

Chartered Engineer

* Applies to those graduating prior to 2013

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n n n

Application form

page 19

Verification of your qualification

page 20

Subscription fee


APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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SECTION 4

continued…

VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

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Date: Fax:

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5

SECTION 5

APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF AN IRISH ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION NOT ACCREDITED BY ENGINEERS IRELAND

START HERE YE YES YE

A l ffor membership Apply b hi h

Yo q You Y qualified alified lifi d with iha ith Level 8 qualification q in or after 2013

Y q You qualified lifi d with iith ha Level Level 8 qualification before be o e 2013 0 3

Y hold You h ld a Level L l9 qualification l f tii lifi

Y hold You h ld a Level L l7 q lifi tii qualification

MIEII MIE

MIEI D

Y will You ill be b advised d i d th tthat hatt you yo h hold old d the tth he educational d tii l standard t d d fo the for th the professional p ofessio al title of Chartered Engineer g on election to t membership e be b ship

O election On l tii to t membership b hip you y will ill be b ad advised d ised d tthat th hatt you y require req q ire i additional dditi l llearning i g tto achieve the hi th h educational d tii l standard professional tandard for the professiona title of Chartered Engineer. Options will Opti ill be b presented p t d to t you y on application yo ppli tii to t the th h title titl il

TECH C IEI A

B

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you the y hold h ld th h educational d tii l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l titl title i l off Associate Engineer g on election l tii to t membership b hi hp

Ch t d EEngineer Chartered i (C (CE (CEng MIEI)) ( g MIEI)) (AEng

Y will You ill be b advised d i d that th h t you y h ld the hold th educational d ti l standard t d d for f the th h professional f i l title titl i l off Engineering g g Technician on election l tii to t membership b hi hp

E gi i g Engineering T h i i Technician ( g Tech (Eng ec MIEI))

Addi Additi Additional dd tio al llearning ea i g

Addi Additi Additional ddi i l learning l i g required i d

Ch t d Chartered E gi ee Engineer ( (C (CEng g MIEI))

A Associate i t E gi Engineer ( g MIEI)) (AEng

D

Addi Additi Additional dd i l llearning i g required equ q ed

5.1

This membership application route applies to candidates

Ch C Chartered ha tte ed d E gi Engineer ( provider g MIEI)) programme(CEng

who have graduated from an Irish engineering

purpose of this document is to allow a preliminary

qualification not accredited by Engineers Ireland.

assessment of their qualification in comparison with the

that awarded their qualification. The

expected educational standard required for membership 5.2

Candidates applying within this route must provide proof

of Engineers Ireland. This assessment does not equate to a

of equivalency of their qualification to either a Level 7 or

full educational standard evaluation. Should a successful

Level 8 qualification on the Irish National Framework of

candidate wish to progress to the relevant professional

Qualifications (NFQ).

title they will require further assessment at that time. Within the EU the DS accompanies a higher education

The National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI)

diploma, providing a standardised description of the

may be contacted for information on acquiring proof of

nature, level, context, content and status of the studies

equivalency for those qualifications not currently classified

completed by its holder. More information on the Diploma

by the Irish NFQ. Details on the service offered by the

Supplement may be found here.

NQAI may be seen here. The Irish national DS template may be found here. 5.3

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Candidates are required to provide Engineers Ireland with

Candidates are required to request a DS in this format

a Diploma Supplement (DS) completed by the college or

from the provider of their engineering qualification.

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NO O

Y hold You h ld a LLevell 6 qualification qualification

MIEII MIE C

Are yo Are Ar yyou u a gr g graduate aduate d t o off an Engineers Ireland accredited engineering qualification? e eng en ngineering e gq ualiffication? uali ua o ?


D you hold Do h ld a qualification lifi tii listed li t d on the th h FEANI IIndex? d ?

Is it Is it a fi ffirst stt cycle degree? y g

I it Is i a second d cycle y degree? g

Apply A pply for f membership b hip Go to MIEI A

Go to MIEI D B

D

D you Do y hold h ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bl bli Accords? A d?

Do you hold an Irish/EU engineering qualification not accredited by Engineers Ireland?

D you Do y hold h ld an

Do hold D you y h ld a

D you Do y nott hold h ld a

N route No t

Washington or g Sydney Syd y Accords? A d?

technical technical engineering

working g in, in, an engineering gi i g role? l ?

YES B

A

2

Apply for membership

4

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

MIEI

Further assessment required for route to professional title

5.4

How to apply:

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

n

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

Verification of Qualification

If you are a graduate of an Irish engineering programme

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

not accredited by Engineers Ireland you must provide the

relevant qualification. You can provide this in English

following information to apply for membership:

through any of the following methods:

Please note all documents must be submitted in English,

If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

verifying your qualification, you must post these

please provide a certified translation in addition to the

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photo

original document.

copy and return them to you. or

n

Application Form

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

Please complete the online application form here.

page 26 and return to Engineers Ireland and we will

or

receive confirmation from your college.

Alternatively you may wish to complete the hardcopy on

or

page 25 and forward it to the address below. If so please

page 26 and send it to your college for them to stamp

complete all sections of the membership application form.

and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

Membership Team, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

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5

SECTION 5

continued…

You must ask an Engineers Ireland employee/Garda

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Payment of Assessment Fee

Síochána/Public Notary/Chartered Engineer to sign a

There is a fee charged for the assessment of your

copy of your parchment/transcript/letter certifying

application support documentation. Details of the

they have viewed the original.

assessment fee may be found here. You must pay your assessment fee by either Irish bank

n

Proof of qualification equivalence to NFQ

cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling

Level 7 or Level 8

the membership hotline at 01 665 1334.

You are required to provide proof of your qualification’s equivalence to Level 7 or Level 8 on the NFQ, as per

5.5

On submission of the completed application it will be presented for assessment at the next Membership and

section 5.2.

Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place

n

Diploma Supplement

every month, with the exception of August. If candidates are

You are required to provide a completed Diploma

successfully elected to membership they will be entitled to

Supplement (DS) in the format of the Irish National DS

use the post nominals, MIEI, after their name. Candidates

Template, as per section 5.3. The DS should be completed

are normally advised within one week of the Board meeting.

by the provider of your engineering qualification in the English language. The DS will be verified by Engineers

5.6

On election to membership candidates will be advised

Ireland on receipt of your application. The DS should clearly

that they have NOT been assessed for a route to any of

indicate the European Credits Transfer System (ECTS)

the Professional Titles.

credits per each module or subject listed within the form.

All members are encouraged to progress to the professional title, providing accredited status of and public

n

Supporters

confidence in their ability to practise as a professional

Your application must be supported by a Chartered

engineer. For more information on assessment for a route

Member of Engineers Ireland.

to a Professional Title candidates should contact the

The Chartered Engineer should be directly familiar with

membership team at membership@engineersireland.ie or

your formation and experience to date as an engineer.

01 665 1334.

This supporter should make him/herself familiar with the requirements for this application route. This form confirms in the supporters considered view that you (the applicant) are a candidate who merits consideration for admission to MIEI (membership of Engineers Ireland). The form on page 27 should be printed, signed and forwarded in hardcopy to the membership team. Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland consider alternative arrangements, where because of the nature of a candidate’s employment, he/she cannot provide a supporter who is a Chartered Engineer.

n

Payment of Subscription Fees You must pay your subscription fee either through the online application form or by cheque, postal order or debit/credit card (call 01 665 1334). We can also issue you an invoice for your employer/company. Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be found here.

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THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

n n n n n n n

Application form

page 25

Verification of your qualification

page 26

Proof of Qualification Equivalence Diploma Supplement Supporters Form Subscription Fee Assessment Fee

page 27


APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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5

SECTION 5

continued…

VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

26

Date: Fax:

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E-mail:


Supporters of this Application

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

Applicants are required to have their application

consider alternative arrangements, where, because of the

supported by a Chartered Member of Engineers Ireland

nature of an applicant’s employment, he/she cannot

who is directly familiar with all or part of the applicant’s

provide a supporter who is a Chartered Engineer. In such

work and his/her engineering practice and ability.

cases, the applicant should make an application to

The supporter is expected to read the candidate’s

Engineers Ireland to propose an alternative at least one

application prior to signing this Support Form.

month before submitting their application.

APPLICATION SUPPORTER

Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Email: Engineers Ireland title:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

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6 6.1

SECTION 6

APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF EU ENGINEERING QUALIFICATIONS NOT ACCREDITED BY ENGINEERS IRELAND OR RECOGNISED BY THE FEANI INDEX

This membership application route applies to candidates

6.4

How to apply

who have graduated from an EU engineering qualification

If you are a graduate of an EU engineering programme

not accredited by Engineers Ireland or listed on the FEANI

not accredited by Engineers Ireland or listed within the

Index.

FEANI Index you must provide the following information to apply for membership:

6.2

Candidates applying within this route must provide proof of equivalency of their qualification to either a Level 7 or

n

Level 8 qualification on the Irish National Framework of

Application Form Please complete the online application form here.

Qualifications (NFQ) see here. or

The National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI) may be contacted for information on acquiring proof of

6.3

equivalency for those qualifications not currently classified

Alternatively you may wish to complete the hardcopy on

by the Irish NFQ. Details on the service offered by the

page 31 and forward it to the address below. If so please

NQAI may be seen here.

complete all sections of the membership application form

Candidates are required to provide Engineers Ireland with a

Membership Team,

Diploma Supplement (DS) completed by the college or

Engineers Ireland

programme provider that awarded their qualification. The

22 Clyde Road,

purpose of this document is to allow a preliminary

Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

assessment of their qualification in comparison with the

Ireland.

expected educational standard required for membership of Engineers Ireland. This assessment does not equate to a full

n

Verification of Qualification

educational standard evaluation. Should a successful

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

candidate wish to progress to the relevant professional title

relevant qualification. You can provide this in English

they will require further assessment at that time.

through any of the following methods:

Within the EU the DS accompanies a higher education diploma, providing a standardised description of the

If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

nature, level, context, content and status of the studies

verifying your qualification, you must post these

completed by its holder.

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photo

More information on the Diploma Supplement may be

copy and return them to you.

found here.

or –

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

The Irish National DS template may be found here.

page 32 and return to Engineers Ireland and we will

Candidates are required to request the document in a

receive confirmation from your college.

similar format to the Irish National DS template from the

or

provider of their engineering qualification.

You must fill out the qualification verification form on page 32 and send it to your college for them to stamp and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

Please note all documents must be submitted in English, including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

or

please provide a certified translation in addition to the

original document.

You must ask an Engineers Ireland employee/Garda Síochána/Public Notary/Chartered Engineer to sign a copy of your parchment/transcript/letter certifying they have viewed the original.

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D you hold Do h ld a qualification lifi tii listed li t d on the th h FEANI Index? I d ?

Is it Is it a fi ffirst stt cycle degree? y g

I it Is i a second d cycle y degree? g

Apply A pply for f membership b hip Go to MIEI A

Go to MIEI D B

D

D you Do y h hold ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bl bli Accords? A d?

Do you hold an Irish/EU engineering qualification not accredited by Engineers Ireland?

D you Do y hold h ld an

Do hold D you y h ld a

D you Do y nott hold h ld a

N route No t

Washington or g Sydney Syd y Accords? A d?

technical technical engineering

working g in, in, an engineering gi i g role? l ?

YES B

A

2

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4

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

MIEI

Further assessment required for route to professional title

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Proof of qualification equivalence to NFQ Level 7 or Level 8

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F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

Diploma Supplement You are required to provide a completed Diploma

You are required to provide proof of your qualificationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

Supplement (DS), as per section 6.3 . The DS should be

equivalence to Level 7 or Level 8 on the NFQ, as per

completed by the provider of your engineering qualification

section 6.2.

in the English language or a certified translation provided. The DS will be verified by Engineers Ireland on receipt of your application. The DS should clearly indicate the European Credits Transfer System (ECTS) credits per module or subject listed within the form.

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Supporters

6.6

On election to membership candidates will be advised

Your application must be supported by a Chartered

that they have NOT been assessed for a route to any of

Member of Engineers Ireland.

the Professional Titles.

The Chartered Engineer should be directly familiar with your formation and experience to date as an engineer.

All members are encouraged to progress to the

This supporter should make him/herself familiar with the

professional title, providing accredited status of and public

requirements for this application route.

confidence in their ability to practise as a professional engineer. For more information on assessment for a route

This form confirms in the supporters considered view

to a Professional Title candidates should contact the

that you (the applicant) are a candidate who merits

membership team at membership@engineersireland.ie or

consideration for admission to MIEI (membership of

01 665 1334.

Engineers Ireland). The form on page 33 should be printed, signed and forwarded in hardcopy to the membership team. Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland consider alternative arrangements, where because of the nature of a candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s employment, he/she cannot provide a supporter who is a Chartered Engineer.

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Payment of Subscription Fees You must pay your subscription fee either through the online application form or by Irish bank cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card (call 01 665 1334). We can also issue you an invoice for your employer/company. Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be found here. THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

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Payment of Assessment Fee There is a fee charged for the assessment of your application support documentation. Details of the assessment fee may be found here. You must pay your assessment fee by Irish bank cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the membership hotline at 01 665 1334.

6.5

On submission of the completed application it will be presented for assessment at the next Membership and Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place every month, with the exception of August. If candidates are successfully elected to membership they will be entitled to use the post nominals, MIEI, after their name. Candidates are normally advised within one week of the Board meeting.

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Application form

page 31

Verification of your qualification

page 32

Proof of Qualification Equivalence Diploma Supplement Supporters Form Subscription Fee Assessment Fee

page 33


APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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SECTION 6

continued…

VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

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Date: Fax:

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E-mail:


Supporters of this Application

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

Applicants are required to have their application

consider alternative arrangements, where, because of the

supported by a Chartered Member of Engineers Ireland

nature of an applicant’s employment, he/she cannot

who is directly familiar with all or part of the applicant’s

provide a supporter who is a Chartered Engineer. In such

work and his/her engineering practice and ability.

cases, the applicant should make an application to

The supporter is expected to read the candidate’s

Engineers Ireland to propose an alternative at least one

application prior to signing this Support Form.

month before submitting their application.

APPLICATION SUPPORTER

Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Email: Engineers Ireland title:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

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7 7.1

7.2

SECTION 7

APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF NON EU ENGINEERING QUALIFICATIONS NOT RECOGNISED BY THE WASHINGTON OR SYDNEY ACCORDS

This application route applies to candidates that hold an

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Verification of Qualification

engineering qualification awarded outside the EU and

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

which is not recognised by the Washington or Sydney

relevant qualification. You can provide through any of the

Accords.

following methods:

Candidates applying within this route must provide proof

If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

of equivalency of their qualification to a Level 7 or Level 8

verifying your qualification, you must post these

qualification on the Irish National Framework of

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photo

Qualifications (NFQ). Click here.

copy and return them to you. or –

The National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI)

You must fill out the qualification verification form on page 38 and return to Engineers Ireland and we will

may be contacted for information on acquiring proof of

receive confirmation from your college.

equivalency for those qualifications not currently classified by the Irish NFQ. Details on the service offered by the

or

NQAI may be seen here.

You must fill out the qualification verification form on page 38 and send it to your college for them to stamp

7.3

and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

Candidates will be required to provide Engineers Ireland with a form completed by the college or programme

or

provider that awarded their qualification. The purpose of

You must also ask an Engineers Ireland

this form is to allow a preliminary assessment of their

employee/Garda Síochána/Public Notary/Chartered

qualification in comparison with the expected educational

Engineer to sign a copy of your parchment/transcript/

standard required for membership of Engineers Ireland.

letter certifying they have viewed the original.

This assessment does not result in a full educational standard evaluation and should a successful candidate wish

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Proof of qualification equivalence to NFQ

to progress to the relevant professional title they will

Level 7 or Level 8

require further assessment at that time.

You are required to provide proof of your qualification’s

Please note all documents must be submitted in English,

equivalence to Level 7 or Level 8 on the NFQ, as

including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

per section 7.2 .

please provide a certified translation in addition to the original document.

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Programme Assessment Form You are required to provide a completed Programme

7.4

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How to apply

Assessment Form. The form should be completed by the

If you are a graduate of an engineering programme

provider of your engineering qualification. The form must

awarded outside of the EU and not recognised by the

be completed in the English language, including any

Washington or Sydney Accord you must provide the

support documents.as per section 7.3.

following information to apply for membership:

The form and the accompanying notes are on page 40.

Application Form

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Supporters

Please complete the online application form here.

Your application must be supported by two Chartered

or

Members of Engineers Ireland.

Alternatively you may wish to complete the hardcopy on

The two Chartered Engineers should be familiar with your

page 37 and forward it to the address below. If so please

formation and experience to date as an engineer. Each

complete all sections of the membership application form

supporter should make themselves familiar with the

Membership Team,

requirements for this application route. This form confirms

Engineers Ireland

in the supporters considered view that you (the applicant)

22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

are a candidate who merits consideration for admission to

Ireland.

MIEI (membership of Engineers Ireland).

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D you hold Do h ld a qualification lifi tii listed li t d on the th h FEANI IIndex? d ?

Is it Is it a fi ffirst stt cycle degree? y g

I it Is i a second d cycle y degree? g

Apply A pply for f membership b hip Go to MIEI A

Go to MIEI D B

D

D you Do y hold h ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bl bli Accords? A d?

B

Do you hold an engineering qualification awarded outside of the EU which is not recognised by the Washington or Sydney Accords?

YES S

YES

Apply ffor Apply membership

Apply for membership

D you Do y hold h ld a

D you Do y nott hold h ld a

N route No t

technical engineering technical

working g in, in, an engineering gi i g role? l ?

A

3

I

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

The form should be printed, signed and forwarded either

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

MIEI

Further assessment required for route to professional title

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F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

Payment of Subscription Fees

in hardcopy to the membership team.

You must pay your subscription fee either through the

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

online application form or by Irish bank cheque, Irish

consider alternative arrangements, where because of the

postal order or debit/credit card (call 01 665 1334). We

nature of a candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s employment, he/she cannot

can also issue you an invoice for your employer/company.

provide two supporters who are Chartered Engineers.

Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be

The form to be completed is on page 39.

found here.

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continuedâ&#x20AC;Ś

Payment of Assessment Fee There is a fee charged for the assessment of your application support documentation. Details of the assessment fee may be found here. You must pay your assessment fee by Irish bank cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the membership hotline at 01 665 1334.

7.5

On submission of the completed application it will be presented for assessment at the next Membership and Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place every month, with the exception of August. If candidates are successfully elected to membership they will be entitled to use the post nominals, MIEI, after their name. Candidates are normally advised within one week of the Board meeting.

7.6

On election to membership candidates will be advised that they have NOT been assessed for a route to any of the Professional Titles. All members are encouraged to progress to the professional title, providing accredited status of and public confidence in their ability to practise as a professional engineer. For more information on assessment for a route to a Professional Title candidates should contact the membership team at membership@engineersireland.ie or 01 665 1334. THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

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Application form

page 37

Verification of your qualification

page 38

Proof of Qualification Equivalence Supporters Form

page 39

Programme assessment form

page 40

Subscription Fee Assessment Fee

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APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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SECTION 7

continued…

VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

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Date: Fax:

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E-mail:


Supporters of this Application

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

Applicants are required to have their application supported

consider alternative arrangements, where, because of the

by two Chartered Members of Engineers Ireland who are

nature of an applicant’s employment, he/she cannot

directly familiar with all or part of the applicant’s work and

provide two supporters who are Chartered Engineers. In

his/her engineering practice and ability.

such cases, the applicant should make an application to

Each supporter is expected to read the candidate’s

Engineers Ireland to propose an alternative at least one

application prior to signing this Support Form.

month before submitting their application.

APPLICATION SUPPORTER (1) Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Engineers Ireland title:

Email:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

APPLICATION SUPPORTER (2) Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Engineers Ireland title:

Email:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

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SECTION 7

continuedâ&#x20AC;Ś

Unaccredited engineering programme ASSESSMENT FORM

TO BE COMPLETED BY PROGRAMME PROVIDER: College name:

APPLICANT: Please complete the section below marked 'For Candidate' and forward this form to the college or programme provider who awarded your qualification. Once completed please return this form to Engineers Ireland with your application.

Address:

FOR CANDIDATE: Form completed by: Dear ___________________ As a graduate of the course listed below I require the following information on the programme content of my qualification for membership with Engineers Ireland. My details are as follows:

Position in college: Work Tel: Mobile: Email:

Full name: Date of birth:

Name of course:

Student number:

Duration of course:

Course title:

Full time or part time:

Year of graduation:

Equivalence to Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)

Qualification award:

(please tick 4)

I would appreciate if you would fill in the following form and return it to me.

Level 7

Level 8

Level 9

Signed:

Date: Signed:

College Stamp:

Date:

NOTES:

1 Please note the ECTS is the European Credit Transfer System. This system has been put in place to achieve coherence between education programmes offered throughout the EU. It is recommended that one credit is equivalent to 25 to 30 hours of notional time. A minimum volume of credit is attributed at the level an award is made. 40

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The typical credit range for the relevant levels for this application are as follows: Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor Degree Level 8 Honours Bachelor Degree Level 9 Masters Degree

120 ECTS 240 ECTS 90 ECTS 330 in total

2 Details are required on subject content per module completed to assess the engineering, mathematical and science content of the programme.


Country:

Branch:

College/Programme Provider:

School representative:

Programme:

Date:

Duration of course (years):

CLASSIFICATION OF COURSES Please indicate the title of the module taught.

MODULE NAME

YEAR OF MODULE

Please indicate in which year of If an Irish or EU Qualification please indicate the credits acquired by the duration of the programme each taught module. If a qualification outside of the EU please indicate the module was taught in, i.e. the total number of hours to complete the taught module. Please note Year 1, Year 2 etc. that an ECTS is normally equivalent to 30 hours taught time.

MODULE DESCRIPTION/CONTENT Please list in maximum 20 words the content of this taught module.

Basic Sciences Maths Others

Engineering Non Tech. subjects subject

Total

PLEASE COPY AND COMPLETE AS MANY FORMS AS NECESSARY

FOR COMPLETION BY ENGINEERS IRELAND Provider signature

Date: Engineers Ireland decision Date:

Percentages: Programme duration: Mathematics content: Basic Sciences content: Engineering Sciences content: Non Technical Subjects content: Result: Notes:

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8 8.1

SECTION 8 APPLICATION ROUTE FOR GRADUATES OF COGNATE QUALIFICATIONS AND CURRENTLY WORKING IN AN ENGINEERING ROLE

n Have the ability to work effectively as an individual, in

This application route applies to graduates of non engineering but cognate qualifications seeking

teams and in multi disciplinary settings together with

membership with Engineers Ireland. Candidates must hold

the capacity to undertake continuing professional

a Level 8 qualification within the following cognate list:

development and life long learning.

n Biotechnology

n Have the ability to communicate effectively with both

n Chemistry

the engineering community and society at large.

n Computing/Computer Sciences n Construction Management/Project Management

8.4

Candidates are required to demonstrate that they are

n Energy

currently working in, and that they have a minimum of

n Environmental Sciences

three years technical experience within, an engineering

n Geology

role. It is expected that such an applicant will have worked

n Mathematics

under the supervision of a Chartered Engineer or with a

n Nanotechnology

Chartered Engineer who is familiar with the candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

n Physics

formation in engineering and is prepared to provide an evaluation and opinion of the candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expertise and

CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO CONTACT THE

contribution to the engineering profession.

MEMBERSHIP TEAM IF THEY ARE UNCERTAIN OF

Please note all documents must be submitted in English,

THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THIS APPLICATION ROUTE.

including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

CONTACT membership@engineersireland.ie

please provide a certified translation in addition to the original document.

8.2

Candidates applying within this route must provide proof of equivalency of their qualification to a Level 8

8.5

How to apply

qualification on the Irish National Framework of

If you hold a qualification within a subject area listed in

Qualifications (NFQ) click here.

the list in section 8.1 and you can satisfy the requirement that you are currently working in, and have a minimum of

The National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI)

three years technical experience within, an engineering

may be contacted for information on acquiring proof of

role you must provide the following information to apply

equivalency for those qualifications not currently classified

for membership:

by the Irish NFQ. Details on the service offered by the NQAI may be seen here.

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Application Form Please complete the online application form here.

8.3

Members of Engineers Ireland are normally graduates of

or

engineering programmes, or of cognate subjects to

Alternatively you may wish to complete the hardcopy on

engineering, and they generally:

page 46 and forward it to the address below. If so please

n Have the ability to derive and apply solutions from a

complete all sections of the membership application form

knowledge of sciences, engineering sciences, technology and maths. n Have the ability to identify, formulate, analyse and solve engineering problems. n Have the ability to understand the design of a system,

Engineers Ireland 22 Clyde Road Ballsbridge

component or process to meet specified needs.

Dublin 4

n Have the ability to design and conduct experiments

Ireland.

and to analyse and interpret data. n Have an understanding of the need for high ethical standards in the practise of engineering, including the responsibilities of the engineering profession towards society and the environment. 42

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D you hold Do h ld a qualification lifi tii listed li t d on the th h FEANI Index? I d ?

I it Is i a second d cycle degree? y g

Apply A pply for f membership b hip Go to MIEI A

Apply for Apply f membership b hip Go to MIEI D B

D

Qualification Q lifi tii on Sydney Accord S d A d

Qualification Q lifi tii on Dublin D bli Accord A d

Apply Apply for fo membership e be b shi hp Go to MIEI B

Apply Apply for Appl f membership b hi h Go to TECH C IEI B

D you Do y hold h ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bli bl Accords? A d?

Do D you y hold h ld an Irish/EU I i h/ h/EU / engineering engineering g g qualification q n nott accredited di dit d by b Engineers Ireland? g

Do you hold a cognate qualification, are currently working in an engineering role and have three years’ experience in a technical engineering role?

D you Do y hold h ld an engineering gi i g q lifi tii qualification aawarded d d outside t id off th tthe h EU which hi h is i nott recognised by the or Washington g Sydney S yd y A Accords? d?

D you Do y nott hold h ld a f formally lly recognised g i d qualification q lifi tii b butt have h over 15 years’ y years ’ experience i in in, i and are currently working g in, in, an engineering gi i g role? l ?

N route No t

YES A

4

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n

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

Verification of Qualification

Apply for membership

Apply for Apply f membership b hip

MIEI

MIE

Further assessment required for route to professional title

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

– You must fill out the qualification verification form on

We will require proof that you have been awarded the

page 47 and send it to your college for them to stamp

relevant qualification. You can provide this in English

and fax/post back to Engineers Ireland.

through any of the following methods:

or

– If you have original documents/transcripts/letters

– You must ask an Engineers Ireland employee/Garda

verifying your qualification, you must post these

Síochána/Public Notary/Chartered Engineer to sign a

documents to Engineers Ireland and we will photo

copy of your parchment/transcript/letter certifying they

copy and return them to you.

have viewed the original.

or –

or

You must fill out the qualification verification form on

n

Proof of qualification equivalence to NFQ Level 8

page 47 and return to Engineers Ireland and we will

You are required to provide proof of your qualification’s

receive confirmation from your college.

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Report

– Photographs or diagrams must be included within the text of the report.

You are required to provide a 2,500 word report in support

– Appendices should be named alphabetically.

of your application. An electronic copy of the report should be submitted.

iii) Statement of Authenticity: i) Content:

You are required to provide a statement of authenticity

The report should concentrate on your own personal

with the above report. The following statement should be

responsibility and contribution to the engineering role you

located on the page preceding the abstract and it must be

are working in. It should focus on the engineering

signed and dated.

principles and expertise you apply in your role, detailing the discipline of engineering involved. It should provide

I hereby certify that this report has been prepared in its

the basis for a critical evaluation of your knowledge and

entirety by me and that all statements and claims made

competence to function as a professional engineer in that

therein are true and accurate.

engineering discipline. The report should include details of one or more engineering projects to which you made a

The signed statement may be either scanned into the

significant contribution. It should clearly illustrate the role

submitted report or a hardcopy may be submitted to the

you have played, explaining your actual involvement and

membership team.

the work required. It should also demonstrate how this experience has contributed to your formation as an

Any candidate found to have engaged in plagiarism will

engineer. Please refer to Section 8.3 of these guidelines

be disqualified.

for information on the formation of an engineer. If the report is partially based on work you have

iv) Confidentiality

undertaken as a member of a team then the level of

The Membership and Qualifications Board is bound by

supervision and the specific contributions you have made

Council to maintain complete confidentiality with regard

should be clearly indicated.

to proprietary or commercially sensitive information

The report should clearly demonstrate that you are

relating to a candidate’s work or the activities of their

currently working in an engineering role and that you

employing organisations. Applicants should seek the

have a minimum of three years engineering experience.

permission of their employer to include information which could be deemed to be commercially sensitive.

ii) Format: The report should be submitted in soft copy. It should

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Supporters

have the following:

Your application, including in particular your report, must

Front page detailing the title of the report; the

be supported by two Chartered Members of Engineers

candidate’s name; and the date of submission.

Ireland.

A table illustrating your career summary details in

The two Chartered Engineers should be directly familiar

chronological order from graduation. The table should

with your formation and experience to date as an engineer.

be in the format indicated on page 48.

Each supporter should make themselves familiar with the

Footnotes and indented quotations should be single

requirements for this application route. They should also

line spaced. A list of references may be included at the

be prepared to support your application report by reading

end of the main body of the text. References should be

it and completing the required supporters form.

provided in the following format: Surname and initials of author, title of paper, book or publication, name

This form confirms in the supporters considered view

and city of publisher, volume number, and page

that you (the applicant) are a candidate who merits

number.

consideration for admission to MIEI (membership of

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Engineers Ireland). The form should be printed, signed and forwarded in hardcopy to the membership team.


Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland consider alternative arrangements, where because of the nature of a candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s employment, he/she cannot provide two supporters who are Chartered Engineers. The relevant form is on page 49.

Payment of Membership Subscription Fees You must pay your subscription fee either through the online application form or by Irish bank cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the membership hotline at 01 665 1334. We can also issue you an invoice for your employer/company. Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be found here.

Payment of Assessment Fee There is a fee charged for the assessment of your application support documentation. Details of the assessment fee may be found here. You must pay your assessment fee by Irish bank cheque,

THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

n n n n n n n

Application form

page 46

Verification of your qualification

page 47

Proof of Qualification Equivalence Report, including Statement of Authenticity 48 Supporters Form

page 49

Subscription Fee Assessment Fee

Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the membership hotline at 01 665 1334. 8.6

On submission of the completed application it will be presented for assessment at the next Membership and Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place every month, with the exception of August. If candidates are successfully elected to membership they will be entitled to use the post nominals, MIEI, after their name. Candidates are normally advised within one week of the Board meeting.

8.7

On election to membership candidates will be advised that they have NOT been assessed for a route to any of the Professional Titles. All members are encouraged to progress to the professional title, providing accredited status of and public confidence in their ability to practise as a professional engineer. For more information on assessment for a route to a Professional Title candidates should contact the membership team at membership@engineersireland.ie or 01 665 1334.

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APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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VERIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR THOSE APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP: SIGNED RELEASE OF INFORMATION OF QUALIFICATIONS • The onus is on the applicant to provide Engineers Ireland with verification of his/her qualifications. • In order to process applications for membership candidates must complete the relevant sections of this form and forward it either to the appropriate university/college or to Engineers Ireland.

1)

This section should be fully completed by the candidate and forwarded to the university/college.

BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE

Candidate’s name: Candidate’s address: Candidate’s email:

Phone:

Student number:

Date of birth:

University/college: Address of university: Full title of qualification awarded: Branch of engineering studied (e.g., civil, etc.): Year of entry:

Year of graduation:

Duration of study:

Grade awarded:

I hereby authorise the above mentioned college to release the information on this form to Engineers Ireland, which is the national representative body for the engineering profession in Ireland.

Signed:

2)

Date:

This section should be signed by the Academic Registrar or head of appropriate engineering department or their deputies and should bear the official stamp of the college.

The above mentioned graduate has applied to Engineers Ireland for membership. It would be appreciated if you would verify the qualifications claimed by completing and returning this form directly to the Registrar’s Office, Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland, or by fax to 00 353 1 665 1350, as soon as possible to avoid delay in processing the application. I certify that the above information is correct Name and position: Signed: Tel:

Date: Fax:

E-mail:

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CAREER SUMMARY TABLE Employment dates From:

Brief description of responsibilities 4 To:

Company: Position: Supervisor:

Employment dates From:

Brief description of responsibilities 4 To:

Company: Position: Supervisor:

Employment dates From:

Brief description of responsibilities 4 To:

Company: Position: Supervisor:

Employment dates From:

Brief description of responsibilities 4 To:

Company: Position: Supervisor:

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Supporters of this Application

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

Applicants are required to have their application supported

consider alternative arrangements, where, because of the

by two Chartered Members of Engineers Ireland who are

nature of an applicant’s employment, he/she cannot

directly familiar with all or part of the applicant’s work and

provide two supporters who are Chartered Engineers. In

his/her engineering practice and ability.

such cases, the applicant should make an application to

Each supporter is expected to read the candidate’s

Engineers Ireland to propose an alternative at least one

application prior to signing this Support Form.

month before submitting their application.

APPLICATION SUPPORTER (1) Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Engineers Ireland title:

Email:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

APPLICATION SUPPORTER (2) Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Engineers Ireland title:

Email:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

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9 9.1

SECTION 9 APPLICATION ROUTE FOR CANDIDATES WITH NO FORMAL ENGINEERING OR COGNATE QUALIFICATION AND +15 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN AN ENGINEERING ROLE

Engineers Ireland recognises that there are candidates

above. Candidates are required to demonstrate

seeking membership who, although they do not hold an

through their application reports that they have

accredited or recognised engineering or cognate

achieved the equivalent engineering formation as an

qualification, may have been carrying out the functions of

engineering graduate of an Engineers Ireland

an engineer for an extensive period. Engineers Ireland also

accredited Level 7 or Level 8 engineering programme.

recognises that the formation and development of an engineer can take place in a wide range of settings.

Please note all documents must be submitted in English,

Candidates applying under this route may have informally

including qualifications. If the originals are not in English

studied engineering and attended various training courses

please provide a certified translation in addition to the

throughout their career, enabling them to function as

original document.

professional engineers in the workplace. 9.4 9.2

How to apply

Candidates are required to demonstrate that they are

If you have no formal engineering qualification or a

currently working in, and that they have a minimum of 15

qualification from the specified cognate list (detailed in

years experience within, an engineering role. It is expected

section 8.1 of this document); and can satisfy the

that such an applicant will have worked under the

requirement that you are currently working in, and have a

supervision of a Chartered Engineer or with a Chartered

minimum of 15 years technical experience within, an

Engineer who is familiar with the candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s formation in

engineering role you must provide the following

engineering and is prepared to provide an evaluation of

information to apply for membership:

the candidateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expertise and contribution to the engineering profession.

n

Application Form Please complete the online application form here.

9.3

Members of Engineers Ireland are normally graduates of engineering programmes, or of cognate subjects to

or

engineering, and they generally: 4 Have the ability to derive and apply solutions from a

Alternatively you may wish to complete the hardcopy on

knowledge of sciences, engineering sciences,

page 55 and forward it to the address below. If so please

technology and maths.

complete all sections of the membership application form

4 Have the ability to identify, formulate, analyse and Membership Team,

solve engineering problems. 4 Have the ability to understand the design of a system,

Engineers Ireland 22 Clyde Road,

component or process to meet specified needs. 4 Have the ability to design and conduct experiments

Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

and to analyse and interpret data. 4 Have an understanding of the need for high ethical

Ireland.

standards in the practise of engineering, including the responsibilities of the engineering profession towards society and the environment. 4 Have the ability to work effectively as an individual, in

Proof of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) You are required to provide proof of training and CPD that

teams and in multi disciplinary settings together with

you have taken throughout your career. Candidates are

the capacity to undertake continuing professional

advised to provide as much details as possible, including

development and life long learning.

any accredited certifications or transcripts of results. This

4 Have the ability to communicate effectively with both the engineering community and society at large. 4 It is expected that candidates applying for membership through this route will demonstrate that they have achieved the formation of an engineer, as detailed 50

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should be provided in tabular format, as indicated on page 58.


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YES Y S

Apply A pply ffor membership b hip Go to MIEI D

membership b hip Go to MIEI A B

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D you Do y hold h ld an engineering e gi ee i g qualification q lifi tii on the th h Washington, Sydney orr Dublin D bl bli Accords? A d?

Do D you y hold h ld a

Do D you y hold h ld an

technical technical engineering Sydney Syd y Accords? A d?

Do you not hold a formally recognised qualification but have over 15 years’ experience in, and are currently working in, an engineering role?

No route No t

YES B

A

3

Apply ffor Apply membership

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Apply for Apply f membership b hip

Apply for membership

MIEI

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t t professional to p ofessio al titl title tte

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Experience Report

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

be submitted.

Further assessment required for route to professional title

Researching engineering literature and reports to find solutions to engineering problems

You are required to provide a 3,000 word report in support of your application. An electronic copy of the report should

F th Further h assessmentt required i d for f route t to t professional p ofessio al titl title tte

Having been assigned to projects requiring engineering analysis and analysis by an employer recognising your engineering skills.

i) Content: You may have developed as an engineer through:

This report should concentrate on demonstrating your

Participating in educational and training programmes

development path in consideration of the points raised

related to engineering

above. It should detail your own personal responsibility

Working with Chartered Engineers on engineering

and contribution to the engineering role you are working

projects and involvement in project design and

in. It should focus on the engineering principles and

implementation

expertise you apply in your role, detailing the discipline of

Executing engineering projects of increasing

engineering involved. It should provide the basis for a

complexity over a period of years

critical evaluation of your knowledge and competence to

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function as a professional engineer in that engineering

The signed statement may be either scanned into the

discipline. It should detail the roles you have played

submitted report or a hardcopy may be submitted to the

through your career, explaining actual responsibilities

membership team.

within the projects detailed. It should also demonstrate

Any candidate found to have engaged in plagiarism will

how this experience has contributed to your formation as

be disqualified.

an engineer. Please refer to Section 9.3 above for further information on the formation of an engineer.

iv) Confidentiality

If the report is partially based on work you have

The Membership and Qualifications Board is bound by

undertaken as a member of a team then the level of

Council to maintain complete confidentiality with regard

supervision and the specific contributions you have made

to proprietary or commercially sensitive information

should be clearly indicated.

relating to a candidate’s work or the activities of their

The report should clearly demonstrate that you are

employing organizations. Applicants should seek the

currently working in an engineering role and that you

permission of their employer to include information which

have a minimum of 15 years engineering experience.

could be deemed to be commercially sensitive.

ii) Format:

n

Engineering Project Report

The report should be submitted in soft copy. It should

In addition to the Experience Report you are also required

have the following:

to provide a 2,500 word Engineering Project report in

Front page detailing the title of the report; the

support of your application. A soft copy of the report

candidate’s name; and the date of submission.

should be submitted.

A table illustrating your career summary details in chronological order from graduation. The table should

i) Content:

be in the format shown on page 56.

The report should describe in detail an engineering project

Footnotes and indented quotations should be single

which you have successfully undertaken. The report

line spaced. A list of references may be included at the

should clearly demonstrate your understanding and

end of the main body of the text. References should be

application of engineering design and analysis in relation

provided in the following format: Surname and initials

to the project. It should clearly illustrate the role you have

of author, title of paper, book or publication, name

played in the delivery of the project, explaining your

and city of publisher, volume number, and page

actual involvement and the work required. This main

number.

function of this report is to assist the Membership and

– The report should be presented in a classic font, font size 12.

Qualifications Board in the assessment of your engineering design experience.

Page numbers should be indicated.

Photographs or diagrams must be included within the

ii) Format:

text of the report.

The report should be submitted in soft copy. It should

Appendices should be named alphabetically.

have the following:

Front page detailing the title of the report; the

Footnotes and indented quotations should be single

iii) Statement of Authenticity: You are required to provide a statement of authenticity

candidate’s name; and the date of submission.

with the above report. The following statement should be

line spaced. A list of references may be included at the

located on the page preceding the abstract and it must be

end of the main body of the text. References should be

signed and dated.

provided in the following format: Surname and initials of author, title of paper, book or publication, name

I hereby certify that this report has been prepared in its

and city of publisher, volume number, and page

entirety by me and that all statements and claims made

number.

therein are true and accurate.

– The report should be presented in a classic font, font size 12.

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Page numbers should be indicated.

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

Photographs or diagrams must be included within the

consider alternative arrangements, where because of the

text of the report.

nature of a candidate’s employment, he/she cannot

Appendices should be avoided if possible.

provide two supporters who are Chartered Engineers.

The relevant form is on page 57.

iii) Statement of Authenticity: You are required to provide a statement of authenticity with the above report. The following statement should be

n

Payment of Subscription Fees

located on the page preceding the abstract and it must be

You must pay your subscription fee either through the

signed and dated.

online application form or by Irish bank cheque, Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the

I hereby certify that this report has been prepared in its

membership hotline at 01 665 1334. We can also issue

entirety by me and that all statements and claims made

you an invoice for your employer/company.

therein are true and accurate.

Details of Engineers Ireland membership fees may be found here.

The signed statement may be either scanned into the submitted report or a hardcopy may be submitted to the

n

Payment of Report Assessment Fee

membership team.

There is a fee charged for the assessment of your

Any candidate found to have engaged in plagiarism will

application support documentation. Details of the

be disqualified.

assessment fee may be found here. You must pay your assessment fee by Irish bank cheque,

iv) Confidentiality

Irish postal order or debit/credit card by calling the

The Membership and Qualifications Board is bound by

membership hotline at 01 665 1334.

Council to maintain complete confidentiality with regard to proprietary or commercially sensitive information

9.5

On submission of the completed application it will be

relating to a candidate’s work or the activities of their

presented for assessment at the next Membership and

employing organisations. Applicants should seek the

Qualifications Board meeting. These meetings take place

permission of their employer to include information which

every month, with the exception of August. If candidates

could be deemed to be commercially sensitive.

are successfully elected to membership they will be entitled to use the post nominals, MIEI, after their name.

n

Supporters

Candidates are normally advised within one week of the

Your application, including in particular your reports,

Board meeting.

must be supported by two Chartered Members of Engineers Ireland.

9.6

On election to membership candidates will be advised that they have NOT been assessed for a route to any of

The two Chartered Engineers should be directly familiar

the Professional Titles.

with your formation and experience to date as an engineer.

All members are encouraged to progress to the

Each supporter should make themselves familiar with the

professional title, providing accredited status of and public

requirements for this application route. They should also

confidence in their ability to practise as a professional

be prepared to support your application report by reading

engineer. For more information on assessment for a route

it and completing the required supporters form. This form

to a Professional Title candidates should contact the

confirms that, in the supporters considered view, you (the

membership team at membership@engineersireland.ie or

applicant) are a candidate who merits consideration as

01 665 1334

having achieved the experience required for admission to MIEI (membership of Engineers Ireland). The form should be printed and signed by your supporters and forwarded in hardcopy to the membership team. HOW TO APPLY: Membership guidelines

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THE CHECKLIST FOR YOUR FULL APPLICATION IS:

n n n n n n n

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Application form

page 55

Experience Report, including Statement of Authenticity

page 56

Engineering Project Report, including Statement of Authenticity Supporters Form

page 57

Proof of Continuous Professional Development Subscription Fee Assessment Fee

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page 58


1 APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

TYPE or BLOCK CAPITALS please

Surname:

Current employer:

Forenames:

Business address:

Home address:

Tel: Tel:

Mobile:

Email (applicant):

Email: Date of birth

Fax:

Job title: /

/

Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs

Address for correspondence: n Home n Business

Engineering qualifications (please list all engineering qualifications and attach copy parchments) Qualification awarded

Grade awarded

College

Duration of course

Full-time Part-time

Discipline

Year of entry

Year of graduation

Membership of other professional bodies Name of organisationGrade

Engineering Division n n n n

Agricultural & Food Biomedical Chemical & Process Civil

Abbreviated title

(please tick up to three boxes) n Electrical & Electronic n Energy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Environment n Extractive Industries n Fire and Safety

Current or past

n n n n

Year of admission

Information Communications Technology (ICT) Local Government Mechanical & Manufacturing Structures & Construction

Societies

(please tick the societies you would like to be affiliated with) n Academic n Heritage n An Roth n MEETA n Geotechnical n Project Management

n Roads & Transportation n Water & Environmental Engineering n Young Engineers

Were you referred by a friend? Referrer's first name

Referrer's family name

Referrer's membership number DECLARATION: I hereby apply for membership of Engineers Ireland. I agree that the college(s) from which I graduated may release details of my qualifications to Engineers Ireland. I undertake that if elected I will abide by the code of ethics, bye-laws and membership regulations of Engineers Ireland. I accept responsibility for the accuracy of the particulars contained in this form including my qualifications and I agree that if admitted to membership the validity of my admission shall depend upon the accuracy of such particulars. I agree to the Engineers Ireland Data Retention Policy. I agree, if applying for membership through the Refer a Friend Scheme, to have read and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Scheme.

Signature:

Date:

FOR OFFICE USE ONLY Date received:

Amount paid:

Provisional No.

Date acknowledged:

A. sub

Membership No.

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CAREER SUMMARY TABLE Employment dates From:

Company: To:

Position: Responsibilities:

Supervisor:

Employment dates From:

Company: To:

Position: Responsibilities:

Supervisor:

Employment dates From:

Company: To:

Position: Responsibilities:

Supervisor:

Employment dates From:

Company: To:

Position: Responsibilities:

Supervisor:

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Supporters of this Application

Only in exceptional circumstances will Engineers Ireland

Applicants are required to have their application supported

consider alternative arrangements, where, because of the

by two Chartered Members of Engineers Ireland who are

nature of an applicant’s employment, he/she cannot

directly familiar with all or part of the applicant’s work and

provide two supporters who are Chartered Engineers. In

his/her engineering practice and ability.

such cases, the applicant should make an application to

Each supporter is expected to read the candidate’s

Engineers Ireland to propose an alternative at least one

application prior to signing this Support Form.

month before submitting their application.

APPLICATION SUPPORTER (1) Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Engineers Ireland title:

Email:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

APPLICATION SUPPORTER (2) Surname:

Engineers Ireland number:

Forename:

Current Employer:

Home Address:

Business Address:

Mobile:

Telephone:

Engineers Ireland title:

Email:

In my considered view, as a Chartered Engineer and member of Engineers Ireland, ____________________ merits consideration for admission to MIEI (Membership of Engineers Ireland)

Signed:

Date:

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TRAINING / CPD RECORD

Training Course title:

Duration:

Location:

learning outcome:

Training Course title:

Duration:

Location:

learning outcome:

Training Course title:

Duration:

Location:

learning outcome:

Training Course title:

Duration:

Location:

learning outcome:

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Engineers Membership Routes