Your journey towards Professional Registration begins with understanding the route available and the standards against which you will be measured. Information regarding the registration criteria that are assessed throughout the application process can be found in UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK) Spec by the Engineering Council.
The fourth edition of the UK-SPEC was published on 31st August 2020 and will be fully implemented by 31st December 2021.
If you intent to apply for Professional Registration during 2021 please note the following:-
01 May – 31 July 2021 Applications accepted on either 3rd or 4th Edition of UK-SPEC
01 August 2021 onwards Applications accepted on 4th Edition of UK-SPEC only
UK-SPEC (Third Edition)
UK-SPEC (Fourth Edition)
UK-SPEC (Fourth Edition) Summary of Key Changes
To gain Professional Registration as an explosives engineer you will need to provide evidence of your competence in both your application form and any subsequent professional review interview.
You don’t need to undertake this journey alone. The Institute of Explosives Engineers has a national network of Professional Registration Advisors to assist our members throughout the application process. From this network, we pair our candidates with experienced explosives engineers who stand ready to advise and assist during your journey to professional registration.
As a member of the Institute of Explosive Engineers, you are able to subscribe to the Engineering Councils bi-monthly eNewsletter via the below link.