Member

Qualifying Criteria

Prior to submitting an application for membership of IExpE, please ensure you satisfy the following minimum the education and experience requirements in an area of explosives occupational competence:

  • Passed adequate academic and/or professional qualifications, and either been trained and become qualified for, and shall have held for at least three years, a responsible post engaged in explosives engineering or equivalent technical explosives management duties

or

  • Been trained and become qualified as Ammunition Technical Officers or Ammunition Technicians Class I in the Army, or their equivalents in the British or appropriate foreign Armed Services (army, navy, air force), and to have served for at least 2 years in an ammunition technical appointment.

If confirmed as a member of IExpE you will have the status of a Voting Full Member and be awarded status of Member of the Institute of Explosives Engineers (MIExpE). 

If you satisfy the requirements for the grade of Member but not accrued the necessary experience, you shall enter as a Technical Member.

Qualification Exceptions

Applicants who do not hold adequate academic and/or professional qualifications shall be required to demonstrate their competence by submitting a thesis of 10,000 words in length on a topic related to explosives technology.

This thesis may be supported by appropriate diagrams, graphs and photographs. The candidate shall subsequently be interviewed by an examining board appointed for the purpose and the board shall ascertain whether the applicant has knowledge adequate to have completed the thesis by their own original work and shall report its findings to the Membership Committee. The candidate may, at the discretion of the President be invited to address the AGM with his or her work.

Civilian

Once completed, please follow the submission instructions

Military

Once completed, please follow the submission instructions

Upgrade Your Membership

Once completed, please follow the submission instructions

Application Fee – £70 / Annual Membership – £120 (UK) / £130 (Non-UK)

The Application Fee is payable at the time of sending in your application form and is not refundable. There is no Application Fee if you wish to upgrade your membership

PRO RATA SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR NEW MEMBERS

The first annual subscription will become due when you receive acknowledgment of your membership status.

A Certificate of Membership will not be sent to the applicant until such time as we receive this payment. The pro rata amount payable will be as detailed below:

Admitted before 30th April – Full Annual Subscription
Admitted between 1st May & 31st August – One Half of Annual Subscription
Admitted between 1st September & 30th November – One Quarter of Annual Subscription
Admitted after 1st December 2019 – the following year’s annual Subscription will be paid

TAX RELIEF

The Institute has been approved by the Board of the Inland Revenue, under Section 201, Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 for members whose Tax affairs are dealt with in the UK to obtain Income Tax Relief on their Subscriptions.

Submission Checklist

To avoid any delay being incurred with the processing of your application please ensure the following:-

  1. All sections of the application form have been completed in full and the application form is signed and dated
  2. You have nominated 2 referees, one of which is a current IExpE member, and included their email addresses
  3. You have included documentary evidence in support of your training, qualifications and competencies, together with an up to date copy of your CV.
  4. The non refundable application fee in the sum of £70.00 is enclosed. (FREE for an upgrade/transfer)
  5. Up-to-date photo identification is required, this can be in the form of driving licence or passport.

Military Checklist

To avoid any delay being incurred with the processing of your application please ensure the following:-

  1. All sections of the application form have been completed in full and the application form is signed and dated
  2. The application form has been signed off by your current Commanding Officer, with your unit stamp endorsed.
  3. You have included full documentary evidence in support of your training, qualifications and competencies, together with an up to date copy of your CV.
  4. The non refundable application fee in the sum of £70.00 is enclosed (FREE for an upgrade/transfer)
  5. Up-to-date photo identification is required, this can be in the form of driving licence or passport.

Submission

Please submit your application via the appropriate pdf form, which may be completed online, or printed off and either

E mailed to: vickihall@iexpe.org

or posted to:
IExpE
Ground Floor, Unit 1
Greyfriars Business Park
Frank Foley Way
Stafford, ST16 2ST

Your personal details will be kept on a secure data base which is not linked to this website and in the event of your application being declined will be destroyed.

Submission

Please submit your application via the appropriate pdf form, which may be completed online, or printed off and either

E mailed to: vickihall@iexpe.org

or posted to:
IExpE
Ground Floor, Unit 1
Greyfriars Business Park
Frank Foley Way
Stafford, ST16 2ST

Your personal details will be kept on a secure data base which is not linked to this website and in the event of your application being declined will be destroyed.