The National Engineering Registration Board (the Board) was established jointly by the Institution of Engineers, Australia (Engineers Australia), the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia (APESMA) and the Consult Australia. The Board, with representation from State and Territory Governments, Community Organisations and Professional Associations, supervises the operation of National Registers to ensure the community is provided with the protection it is entitled to expect in relation to work undertaken by those practitioners. These registers are:
The Registers are administered by Engineers Australia on behalf of relevant professional associations.
Currently more than 11,100 engineering practitioners are registered by the Board in 17 areas of practice throughout Australia and internationally.
The Board must provide for the engineering and related professions a registration system that safeguards the community.
The Board's Terms of Reference are established through a consultative process and are ratified by Engineers Australia's Council. Click on the link to view the full Terms of Reference. The Board's governance, administration and management provides that it can operate at arms length to Engineers Australia in fulfilling its objective.
Click on the following link to view the NERB Annual Report 2011