Spread the Word. Refer a Colleague

For a limited time, you can unlock exclusive rewards by sharing Engineers Australia membership with your friends and colleagues.

Are you ready to spread the word?

Membership with Engineers Australia gives you the ability to expand your professional network, accelerate your career potential and access valuable technical training and professional development.

Now, take your colleagues on the journey with you by spreading the word about EA membership and you'll be rewarded. 

When they become a member before 30 April 2020, you’ll both unlock free CPD training, plus you will have the opportunity to win prizes: 


Your reward 

  • Unlimited access to exclusive World Engineers Convention presentation videos, valued at over $500 and containing over 100 CPD hours
  • The member with the most completed referrals by 30 April will win Engineering Education Australia professional development courses of their choice, to the value of $1,500
  • The top 10 referrers will each receive a copy of the limited-edition Centenary Engineers book set, valued at over $100


Their reward

  • EA membership that opens up a world of support, training, accreditation and representation, including:
    • Regular networking events
    • Professional development (in both technical and leadership skills)
    • Globally recognised credentials
    • Access to mentoring
    • Exclusive rewards, savings and discounts through EA partners
  • Unlimited access to exclusive World Engineers Convention presentation videos, valued at over $500 and containing over 100 CPD hours

View the Referral Program Terms & Conditions here and browse the FAQs below. 


Join EA to accelerate your career

With EA, you’re not going it alone. As a member, you’ll connect with other engineers who are making a difference across all technical specialties. EA is the only professional organisation that brings all engineering disciplines together in Australia.

What could you do with your EA membership? Here’s a taste of what’s possible.


Connect with a team of world-changers

EA membership brings you into a global community of engineers, building your influence and expanding your network. We provide opportunities to learn, volunteer, network and grow in ways that are relevant to your area of expertise and technical specialty.


Unlock free CPD training worth over $500

When you are referred to join EA before 30 April 2020, you’ll gain access to our entire library of World Engineers Convention (WEC) videos. The videos were recorded at last year’s Convention in Melbourne, hosted by EA with over 3,000 engineers in attendance.

These exclusive videos are only available via our online platform and can bring you up to speed with industry-leading presentations from engineers, speakers and world-changers. They also count towards CPD, with over 100 hours in the video library.

After your membership is official, you’ll have unlimited access to the WEC videos, valued at over $500.


Gain globally recognised credentials and rewards

EA helps you to find your unique voice as an engineer. As a member, you’ll have access to credentials to set you apart from the crowd, like Chartered, EngExec and the National Engineering Register. Members can also participate in our Awards programs, shining the spotlight on superior work.


Learn, develop and influence the future

Engineers never stop learning, and EA provides structured training and CPD opportunities to advance your technical, non-technical and leadership skills. We also connect you with mentoring and policy development opportunities so you can give back to the profession.


Ready to sign up? 

It’s simple to sign up as an EA member online. Head over to our become a member page for more information.


Referral Program FAQs

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;

Yes, you can. If you hold a qualification that has not been accredited by EA then you may require a stage 1 competency assessment or a migration skills assessment, upon successful completion of the stage 1/migration skills assessment you will then be eligible to apply for membership.

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. 

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:






FREE - $574 per year



$294 - $574 per year



$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. 


If you have created an account on the EA website but have not received your EA ID via email, please contact us and mention that you are participating in our referral program.