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What is professional registration?

Professional registration is the mechanical engineering industry’s gold standard. By becoming an Incorporated, Chartered Engineer or Engineering Technician you’ll gain an accreditation that’s internationally recognised – and you’ll receive support and opportunities for training and development throughout your career. 

Here, Claire Maycock, IMechE Business Development Manager, talks more about professional registration.

Claire Maycock, Business Development Manager, talks about professional registration


  • What are the benefits?

  • How do I start the registration process?

  • How do I apply?

  • What happens after I register?


Please email membership@imeche.org or call on 0845 226 9191 from the UK or +44 (0)20 7304 6999 from outside the UK.

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