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Associate (Chartered)


If you are already professionally registered with an Institution-approved body you may be eligible for Chartered Membership through our Associate grade (AIStructE).

Access networks

The AIStructE grade shows employers that you are a professional operating at the level of a Chartered Structural Engineer.

Enjoy MIStructE benefits

That means you enjoy exactly the same benefits as MIStructE members, for the same cost: access to a global community of engineering academics, researchers and professionals; career-long opportunities for learning and development; and unique, peer-reviewed technical resources.

Grow your knowledge

We offer you a range of events, training and resources to help you keep up to date with the latest technology, maintain your professional development, grow your business and expand your technical skills.

Already eligible?

You are automatically eligible to apply for AIStructE if you hold the following designations:

MIEAust (CPEng in the Structural College with Engineers Australia)

MIPENZ (CPEng with Engineering New Zealand)

MIES (Chartered with Institution of Engineers Singapore)

MSAICE (Chartered with South African Institute of Civil Engineers) and registered in terms of the Engineering Professions Act of 2000 as Professional Engineers. You will need to pass our Professional Review interview.

Steps to Associate

 

First step

Establish that you have the right academic foundation. For this grade you will need to hold either:

Second step

If you are a professionally qualified engineer with another professional engineering body and you're unsure if you qualify for Associate, contact the membership team and discuss your options.

Final step

Submit evidence of your professional registration with the other recognised body. 

 

Apply

Once you're ready to apply fill out the application form.

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Fees

 

Your annual subscription:

£352

Your application:

£100

Engineering Council fees (optional):

Registration for CEng: £53.20
CEng (if already CEng registered): £40.90
 


 

 

Other fee information:

If you apply during the year you may be eligible for pro-rata deductions. 

Your fees can also be reduced if you have a low income, or if you are a member of another professional body. Contact the membership team for further details.

 

Downloads

Passport to practice (.pdf, 3.1 MB)

Benefits of Associates

 

CPD courses and events near you

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The Structural Engineer

Receive a complimentary copy of our flagship publication and access to the entire online archive.

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Enjoy big discounts on our range of authoritative, peer reviewed manuals and guides.

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Institution Library

Access one of the UK’s finest specialist collections of printed structural engineering literature.

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