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The other element of Professional Review is the relevant exam.
The interview tests your ability and ensures that you have satisfied all the core objectives within your Initial Professional Development (IPD).
You may attempt the interview before or after the exam, depending on what suits you best.
The interview normally lasts one hour. This includes around 10 minutes for you to make a presentation that explains how you have met your IPD objectives.
Reviewers will try to help you by asking appropriate questions, but it's essential that you can demonstrate how you have achieved all of your core objectives.
You'll need to submit to [email protected] the following:
You will then be contacted by your Regional Group, who will request your portfolio of work and set a date and location for your interview.
More information on the core objectives, what to include in your portfolio and additional information can be found on the Initial Professional Development page.
Submit your Expression of Interest form at any time during the year and you will be entered into the first available interview or exam.
If you want to take the interview submit your PRI form by the following dates:
Chartered and Associate-Membership: 1 September (1 April for candidates in Hong Kong)
Research and Development Route: 1 March or 1 September
Interviews (Chartered and Associate-Member grades) are scheduled between October and December (unless otherwise arranged with the Professional Review and CPD Officer).
Provisional dates for interviews are usually available from August/September each year.
Usually scheduled between May and August.
The following example scenarios were designed to test your understanding of how to manage ethical issues.
All members of the Institution of Structural Engineers should subscribe to the Statement of Ethical Principles.
Provides an overview of whistleblowing and how to raise a concern.