Engineers Australia's nine Colleges provide continuing professional development (CPD) for members through regular conferences, publications and visiting speakers.

The Colleges broadly cover all areas of practice in engineering.

Biomedical College

Suited to those members of the engineering team who work closely with medical practitioners, health-industry professionals, and vehicle and safety equipment manufacturers to enhance human life.

Chemical College

Maintains, develops and promotes chemical engineering knowledge; develops accreditation standards for tertiary degrees and Chartered Status; provides expert advice for CPD courses; and mentors graduates.

Civil College

The Civil College conducts technical conferences, symposia and meetings; prepares publications; offers a range of awards and prizes; and promotes research and development in the field of civil engineering.

Electrical College

Conducts technical conferences, symposia and meetings; prepares publications for CPD purposes; awards prizes to encourage excellence.

Environmental College

Provides leadership and focus on environmental policy and sustainability; coordinates consultations with government and other groups on environmental issues.

Information, Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering College

This college encompasses these three disciplines – which are integral to complex engineering products and systems, such as communications, manufacturing, information transfer and infrastructure.

Mechanical College

Ensures their college members capabilities are recognised; and provides a framework of support services to help members develop world best practice skills, knowledge and attitudes in Mechanical Engineering.

Structural College

Attracts graduate and experienced structural engineers, who participate in a range of activities including: evening talks, field visits, seminars, short courses and training workshops.

College of Leadership and Management

The College will be the home for engineers who are leaders in their roles in the community, have management roles in their organsation or who are technical specialists in an area not already covered by the existing Colleges.


Engineers Australia's seven special interest groups represent key member groups.

If you are interested in learning more about the special interest groups or want to get involved please view the Groups below.

Young Engineers Australia

Through a culture of innovation, integrity, and the pursuit of excellence, YEA facilitates the professional and personal development of its membership.

Engineering Technologists

The Engineering Technologist’s focused learning and practical skills are highly utilised in industry and make a significant contribution to Australian engineering success and prosperity.

Engineering Associates

The National Committee of Engineering Associates Australia (NCEAA) is committed to promoting, developing, supporting, engaging and representing Engineering Associates and their role withing the engineering team.

Women in Engineering

The vision of the Women in Engineering National Committee is that engineering becomes an inclusive profession which values supports and celebrates the contributions of women in the engineering team.

Engineering Heritage Australia

Engineering Heritage Australia (EHA) has carriage of Engineers Australia's concerns for engineering, industrial and technological heritage and provides leadership in its protection, conservation and recording.

Overseas Qualified Engineers

Provides support for Overseas Qualified Engineers within Victoria by running interactive seminars and workshops throughout the year aimed at provoking thought and giving practical, useful advise and guidance.

Regional Engineering

The Regional Special Interest Group's primary objectives are to coordinate a national approach to development of national strategies to support and enhance local regional members' service delivery by Divisions, and also facilitate communication of regional issues from divisions to the national level.