The Professional Registration Structure

Watch our explanimation for a brief overview on professional registration with KIVI.

There are two professional titles:

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    Chartered Engineer
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    Incorporated Engineer

The 5 Competence Areas

Professional Registration is based around 5 core competences.

All Chartered and Incorporated Engineers must fulfill these, the requirements for each competence differ for both CEng and IEng.

Competence A

Knowledge and understanding of engineering

Competence B

Design, develop and create products, systems, processes or services

Competence C

Leadership, responsibility and management

Competence D

Communication and interpersonal skills

Competence E

Professional commitment


What does Professional Registration offer an Engineer?
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    A Qualification

    An internationally recognised qualification for engineers as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

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    A Structure

    Offers a structure for knowledge exchange and continuous professional development across multiple engineering workfields and disciplines. Key elements are reflective learning, peer review and the development of the engineer’s knowledge and experience.

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    An opportunity for excellent and dedicated engineers to distinguish themselves, and to set them apart from other engineers who aren’t registered.

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    It is proof of your competence, commitment and that you attain and maintain a professional quality standard.

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    Access to interesting projects and better jobs. In a growing number of countries Chartership is required for acquiring high level projects.

The OPD Tool

Our Online Professional Development tool is integrated with the Professional Registration process at all stages.
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    Initial Professional Development

    Build your competence areas and work towards professional registration. Find out which areas you are strong in and which may need more work.

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    Submit all required documentation and apply to begin the assessment process.

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    Complete your assessment portfolio online, follow your progress, and submit for review.

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    Continuous Professional Development

    Maintain professional registration through CPD, which is recorded and tracked through the OPD Tool.