Benefits of Engineers Australia Membership

Membership of Engineers Australia connects you to the largest and most diverse professional engineering body in Australia; with more than 100,000 members working across all fields of engineering around the world.

Engineers Australia actively encourages the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of members, offering access to a wide range of services and resources designed to assist you at every stage of your career. The benefits of membership include:

 

Recognition

Gain the competitive edge in the global market by being a part of the elite community committed to engineering a better world.

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Chartered 

Progress your career and gain the competitive advantage by becoming a Chartered engineer, technologist or associate. By demonstrating your commitment to ethical practice and upholding professional standards, Chartered ensures you are recognised by peers and valued by employers. Current financial members can become Chartered through one of four pathways, including the Professional Development Program (PDP). Maintain currency and build confidence in your own ability with Chartered, the internationally recognised credential.

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Global mobility

Working in an increasingly global profession, it’s important to know that you’ll be supported wherever your career takes you. Engineers Australia has an active international program that includes multiple overseas Chapters and an extensive range of Mutual Recognition Agreements with like-minded organisations. International Accords enable global recognition of your skills and knowledge, with over 5,000 Engineers Australia members working internationally.

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Awards

Celebrate your accomplishments through a range of awards and prizes for engineering projects, innovation and excellence. The Program includes awards, medals and scholarships offered through Engineers Australia’s Divisions, Colleges and at a national level; including the prestigious Australian Engineering Excellence Awards.

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Engineering Executive

If you are interested in pursuing management and leadership opportunities in both the private and public sectors, you can have your achievements recognised through the Engineering Executive (EngExec) post-nominal. The status of Engineering Executive is available to members who satisfy relevant leadership and management competency standards.

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Knowledge

Access Australia’s premier engineering network and have world-class professional development and technical resources at your fingertips.

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Technical resources

Engineers Australia membership includes access to world-class resources designed to help you with research and professional development. The online library offers technical databases, conference papers, industry journals, handbooks and more; exploring all areas of engineering.

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News and updates

Staying informed of the ever evolving body of knowledge and changes within the profession is vital at every stage of your career. For relevant news, including current issues in industry, policy, and major events, keep your eye out for the monthly edition of ENGage, sent to all Engineers Australia members. The monthly Engineers Australia magazine is available in two editions, General and Civil, and members can access issues dating back to 2005. In addition to the online newsroom and active social media channels, the Engineers Australia website is a great source of news updates and local events.

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Networking and events

With a technical program of more than 1,000 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities across all areas of engineering each year, it’s easy to maintain your Chartered credential and expand your professional network. Stay current and ensure your skills are up-to-date with a range of events and networking opportunities, or contribute by delivering technical presentations and supporting Graduate and Student Members at CPD events. You can also take charge of your professional development with myCPD, the convenient online training tool for engineers and professionals working for engineering organisations.

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Career centre

Engineers Australia encourages lifelong learning and gives you access to tailored career services, comprehensive internal and external resources, guidance and advice. Whatever stage you’re at in your engineering career, Engineers Australia is ready to support you, introduce you to new networks, or help you shape or give back to the profession.

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Voice

Have your say in the direction and future of your profession.
 

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Advocacy

Engineers Australia ensures members’ interests are represented and voiced to government through ongoing advocacy activities and media engagement. Keep up-to-date with news and advancements from the engineering industry through our online newsroom, media releases and tweets.

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Volunteering and Learned Groups

Build your professional reputation and industry knowledge by joining 5,000 other members undertaking office bearer roles and voluntary tasks each year. Getting involved with Colleges and expert groups offers you the opportunity to learn from others and engage with professionals working in your chosen field. Local and National groups are involved in advocacy activities and raising the profile of engineers, facilitating professional connections, learning opportunities and increasing engagement in engineering activities.

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Member offers

Member Benefits program

Engineers Australia members receive special offers and discounts from a range of respected organisations such as American Express, OzForex and Avis through our Member Benefits program.

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