Occupational categories

Occupational Categories

Occupational categories are based on your educational qualifications. Engineers Australia recognises three occupational categories within the engineering team in Australia:

  • Professional Engineer 
  • Engineering Technologist 
  • Engineering Associate

Professional Engineer

Professional Engineers hold an Engineers Australia accredited or recognised four-year professional engineering degree.

As a Professional Engineer, you:

  • Focus on overall systems
  • Develop and apply new engineering practices
  • Apply leadership & management skills
  • Pursue engineering opportunities in an holistic way, taking environmental, community & social issues into account
  • Solve diverse problems.

The grades of membership available within this category are:

Engineering Technologist

The academic qualification is an Engineers Australian accredited or recognised three year engineering technology degree.

As an Engineering Technologist, you:

  • Focus on interactions within the system
  • Modify and adapt established engineering practices
  • Advance engineering technology.

The grades of membership available within this category are:

  • Student (StudIEAust) – Apply Now
  • Engineering Technologist Graduate (GradTIEAust) – Apply Now
  • Engineering Technologist Member (TMIEAust) – Apply Now
  • Engineering Technologist Fellow (TFIEAust) – Apply Now

Engineering Associate

The academic qualification is a Engineers Australia recognised two year advanced diploma or associate degree of engineering.

As an Engineering Associate, you:

  • Focus on specific elements of the system
  • Work within codes and applies established practices and procedures.

The grades of membership available within this category are:

  • Student (StudIEAust) – Apply Now
  • Engineering Associate Graduate (GradAIEAust) – Apply Now
  • Engineering Associate Member (AMIEAust) – Apply Now
  • Engineering Associate Fellow (AFIEAust) – Apply Now

More Information

Not sure which category you belong to? Email Member Services today.

SOCIAL FEED

  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 3 days ago
@jytc_ This looks awesome! Here's hoping one comes to Aus very soon! #innovation #engineersaustralia #newtech #futurebuilding
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 6 days ago
For the full article: https://t.co/VfbL3DC63p #metrology #WorldMetrologyDay #hailtothechief https://t.co/pC8Db7k4AN
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 1 week ago
Early bird registration closing soon! Australasian Coasts and Ports Conference 2019 will bring together #engineers,… https://t.co/YJa9DLPQiM
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 1 week ago
Hear from esteemed speaker Raquel Rubalcaba at the Sydney Women in Engineering and @RailTAA "Four Corners" event on… https://t.co/a043hiu1oN
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 1 week ago
@AlexAtkins17 Congratulations Alex! Such an amazing achievement #engineeringlife
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
Energy, Infrastructure and Technology & Industry: three actions #engineers would like to see implemented by the nex… https://t.co/jmYFXULRzV
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
@BradArmstrong19 Congratulations to everyone on this amazing achievement! #FutureLeaders #Engineering #Engineeringlife
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
Such an amazing achievement! Congratulations @watercorpwa #GroundwaterReplenishmentScheme #makingadifference https://t.co/TXtfe5TbBB
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
Today is your last day to secure a WEC ticket at Early Bird prices! Don't miss out on this great opportunity… https://t.co/J6CaOllYTk
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
RT @EngAustraliaWA: Only 2 weeks until registrations close for @EngAustralia WA Leaders Conference! Featuring a keynote and workshop with P…
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
@AlexAtkins17 Thanks for sharing this with us! #MiningEngineering
  • Engineers Australia
  • @EngAustralia - 2 weeks ago
@1ironbark1 Thanks for the tag! A very interesting read.