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Chartered Engineers (CEng) are concerned with the progress of technology through innovation, creativity and change. They develop and apply new technologies, promote advanced design concepts and design methods. Introduce new and more efficient production techniques, marketing and construction concepts and pioneer new engineering services and management methods.

Chartered Members are entitled to use the letters CEng MIGEM after their name.


IPD may be expected to take at least 4 years and it is a requirement to demonstrate competence and commitment applied in the gas industry by means of a Professional Review.


The process will be more straightforward if you hold particular academic qualifications, these are:

  • An accredited MEng degree or equivalent; or
  • An accredited BEng/BSc honours degree in an engineering discipline, or equivalent, plus appropriate further learning to Masters level; or
  • The Engineering Council Diploma; or
  • Successfully completed the Technical Report Option; or
  • Be registered as a Chartered Engineer with a UK Engineering Institution. (See Dual Registration)

You can check if your course is accredited on the Accredited Course Search database.


  • Complete and sign the Corporate Application Form
  • Arrange for a Proposer to support your application and complete Section I; they must have final CEng registration with the Engineering Council
  • Arrange for your Proposer to sign copies of your academic certificates to confirm they have seen the original and believe these to be a true copy
  • Complete a 3000 word Professional Review Report
  • Submit completed Corporate application form along with your Professional Review Report, copies of certificates and relevant application fee to Membership Services

A Professional Review Interview will be arranged as soon as the completed application has been received and all checking procedures have been completed. Following the Professional Review Interview, candidates will be notified of the result of the Membership Committee as soon as a decision has been made.

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