Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Becoming a Chartered Engineer allows you to use the post-nominal letters “CEng” after your name, highlighting your level of knowledge and expertise to your employers, colleagues, and customers.

Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Chartered Engineers demonstrate their ability to develop solutions to engineering problems using either newly innovative technologies, or currently existing technologies.


Chartered Engineers do this through creative practices, having the responsibility of managing systems with significant risk levels.

“The gratification that comes from chartered status in showcasing my professional and technical development post degree education is the boost that will help me as I continue with a new role and career path within the industry that I am passionate about.”


James Sommerville CEng, Project Engineer, Ross-Shire Engineering

Why become a CEng?

By becoming a CEng, you are highlighting that you have been judged by your peers who have found you to be committed to developing solutions to engineering problems using new or existing technologies, through innovation, creativity and change.


Gaining a CEng registration can also be instrumental in achieving your career goals by enhancing your employability, influence and credibility.

How to become a CEng


Before starting your application, read the UK SPEC written by the Engineering Council  that explains the competence standards required of a Chartered Engineer.


Once you are ready to begin your application, download the CEng Application Form and the CEng Short Guide and follow the steps as instructed. 


All candidates for registration as a Chartered Engineer must be members of a professional body such as IWater. As part of your application, you will also be asked to produce a copy of your CPD record. 



Professional Review Fee for Chartered Engineer (CEng) £168


Initial Registration Fee (remitted to the Engineering Council and will cover registration until your next membership renewal date) for Chartered Engineer (CEng) £59.70


Annual Renewal Fee (remitted annually to the Engineering Council to maintain the Registration) for Chartered Engineer (CEng) £45.91