Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

One grade ICE membership a step closer

PLANS TO combine incorporated and chartered engineers within one class of ICE membership last week overcame a key hurdle after the Executive Committee agreed to back them.

The proposals went to Council for consideration on 11 April.

The suggestion is the brainchild of ICE professional development committee chairman Mark Whitby and is backed by chief executive Mike Casebourne.

'Now, more than ever before, when we are all trying to improve the design and construction process by setting high standards of entry to the profession, not only for chartered engineers, but also for incorporated engineers, we should recognise those high standards within the one class of member - MICE, ' said Casebourne.

'It is a recognition of the high standard of technical achievement required in the new IEng Professional Review and of the contribution to the profession made by both grades of qualification, ' said training and professional reviews panel chairman Scott Steedman 'To establish one main grade of member will help us eliminate perceived discrimination between specialists and generalists, traditional civil engineers and other disciplines all working in the sector, ' Steedman added.

Council will debate the proposal and then take a vote or ask for more time to consider. If it votes in favour, ICE members will be balloted on the necessary bylaw changes.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Please note comments made online may also be published in the print edition of New Civil Engineer. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs