Become a Member

Membership with Engineers Australia will accelerate your career and reward your hard work. Here’s how you can join us to create change.

Young male and female professional engineers

 

Where will membership take you?

Looking for a way to stand out and be recognised? Membership with Engineers Australia is your next step.  

We work with close to 100,000 engineers in Australia, helping them to connect, learn and grow. When you join us, you can access our membership benefits from anywhere, including tailored content to read, watch or listen to when it suits you. 

Build your value as an engineer and join EA today.

 

See what some of our member engineers have to say. Watch the video below.


 

Become a member

Membership with EA is recognised worldwide, opening doors for you to make change anywhere your career takes you. No matter what stage your career is at, there’s value for you in EA membership.

When you join the EA team, you have access to:

  • Support and professional benchmarking to move your career forward
  • Advocacy that shapes the next generation of engineers
  • Professional development opportunities that go beyond technical knowledge
  • Events and forums where you can learn from the best
  • Awards programs that highlight your accomplishments
  • Exclusive rewards, savings and discounts through our partners

 

Online resources to set you up for success

EA members also have access to an industry-leading suite of online resources, training and connections. Here’s just a few:

  • EA Xchange - a secure, online community for EA members to collaborate and network 

  • EA OnDemand and CPD Online- hundreds of hours of pre-recorded video training, plus live webinars and online events, to help you become a better engineer without having to leave your chair

  • Engineering Heroes podcast - diving deep into the wealth of knowledge that our members have to share 

  • create magazine - our thought leadership magazine with contributions from all disciplines of engineering, furthering innovation and sparking creativity

 

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5 Steps to Membership

There are 5 simple steps to join Engineers Australia.

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This calculator will tell you the fee payable with your application for EA membership. 

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How does EA membership help me?

Senior Leader

Make a difference and achieve global influence

 

You’ve made it to the top. Now as a valuable member of the profession, you want to give back and make a difference. Your technical skills are without question, and your management responsibilities are advancing as you step into leadership.

EA will help you expand your knowledge in a way that is globally recognised, has a practical impact on the world around us, and is relevant to the day-to-day of your job. 

We also provide opportunities to: 

  • Influence the future of the profession through advocacy and board membership
  • Give back to the next generation by volunteering, mentoring and sharing your expertise 
  • Be recognised for your achievements through Chartered, EngExec or our Awards program
  • Contribute to conferences, journals and author opportunities

 

Drive the team towards excellence as you leave your legacy.

 

Start your membership application today.

Mid Career

Discover the fast-track to success

 

You have ‘runs on the board’ and you want to be recognised appropriately for your success. You also know you won’t ever stop learning, but you want to channel that learning into moving your career forward, as well as creating a better world.

 

EA will help you remain current while leveraging your skills, developing your leadership profile and finding your unique voice as an engineer, with:

  • Credentials and recognition, from Chartered to the National Engineering Register (NER) and our Awards program
  • Networking, volunteering and events that build your influence
  • Opportunities to shape policy that shapes the world around us
  • Professional development options and resources, from short courses to our create magazine and journals

 

Lead the team and together, we’ll advance the profession.

 

Early Career

Recognise your potential

 

You’ve started down the path to a strong career, but you want to make your mark and stand out. Sometimes this means taking the lead and proactively building your career through learning, planning and understanding key industry trends.

 

EA will help you control the direction of your career, with resources to help you recognise your potential and start making an impact now. As you aim for greatness, we give you:

  • Online training and CPD to expand your knowledge and value
  • Publications and thought leadership to keep you on top of industry changes
  • Networking and meaningful connections with peers and mentors, online and offline
  • Discounts on membership as you’re just starting out

 

Leap ahead and start tomorrow's success today.

Student

Build a career without limits

 

You’re still figuring out exactly how you’ll make a difference as an engineer. You’ve chosen your specialty, and now you need to prove yourself to your managers, your clients and your peers.

 

EA will help you create the change you need to see by building a strong personal brand and a sustainable career with support, mentoring and training when you need it.

Student membership is totally free, and gives you:

  • Access to our members-only graduate job board and Young Engineers Australia community
  • Post-nominals to set you apart from the crowd
  • Networking events, webinars and training to make you a competitive student graduate
  • Ongoing access to technical journals and resources once you've left university

 

Join the team and be the best engineer you can be.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Engineers Australia does not suspend membership. Direct Debit and Concession options may be of interest to assist during financial hardship.

If you are unemployed, studying a post-graduate course, retired or experiencing financial difficulties you may be eligible for a membership subscription concession. Find out if you are eligible here.

Absolutely!

Please rejoin by re-establishing your access to myPortal (you may need to reset your password) and then following the application prompts from the Membership tile in myPortal

Re-admission at the same membership grade

To reinstate lapsed membership at the same professional category, please complete an online application for readmission via myPortal. Please use your previous membership number/ EAID to log in to https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/membership to commence your application.

Re-admission at a higher membership grade

To reinstate lapsed membership at a higher membership grade to the grade you previously held, please complete an online application via myPortal. Please use your previous membership number/ EAID to log in to https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/membership to commence your application.

Re-admission for Chartered Status 

Start an online application for readmission to Chartered status

Fees

Fees associated with re-admission and renewal of membership can be found in the current fee schedule. 

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Eligibility for membership is dependant on completion of an accredited or recognised engineering qualification, coupled with relevant work experience in the engineering field. Qualifications can be recognised by successful completion of;


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In most cases you will need:

  • at least one primary identification document such as a passport photo page, driver’s licence or copy of your birth certificate
  • Degree certificate (testamur) & Academic Transcript or a previous Assessment Letter from Engineers Australia (such as a Migration Skills Assessment Outcome letter)
  • A Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume’ or equivalent

Students do not need to provide Qualifications documents and Graduates do not need to provide a CV or equivalent. 

If applying for Fellow you will also need to have support from two (2) current Fellow members of Engineers Australia.

There are varying membership fees. Please use the calculator above or visit the Membership Fees page to ascertain your category.

The Membership Fees for 2019 are summarised below:

Student

   

FREE

Graduates

   

FREE - $574 per year

Members

   

$294 - $574 per year

Fellow

   

$382 - $767 per year

Companion & Affiliate

   

$290 per year

Joining via Mutual Recognition Agreement

   

FROM $294 -$574 per year

Prices may vary depending on time of year and application fee. 

https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/Membership/Membership-Fees

Members wishing to resign their membership are required to do so in writing; by mail, email or fax. To assist us to identify you accurately, please include your Engineers Australia membership number, full name and contact details, along with a brief reason for your decision to resign.

Members can also log into myPortal to create their own resignation application.

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