Membership

Membership Explanation


 

Affiliate Individual & Organisation

For anyone interested in the profession but not working as a fire engineer, it is possible to join IFE as an Affiliate.

Affiliate Membership is also available to organisations.

Click here for download Affiliate (Individual) Membership Application form.

Click here for download Affiliate (Organisation) Membership Application form.


Student

Applicants for Student grade will be engaged as a part time or full time student of fire engineering (which may include vocational work place based training), or are in part time or full time employment in fire engineering.

Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (HK) Branch.

Remarks to Student grade: Please submit your application along with:

  1. Student Membership Application Form;
  2. Your study proof (e.g. Programme Commencement Notification, Receipt Confirmation, Notice of Fee Payment or Offer Letter issued by the University. Please note that Student ID is NOT accepted)
  3. Subscription by cheque (payment by credit/debit card or cash is NOT accepted)

Click here for download Student Membership Application form.

New Student Ruling

Students following a recognized programme of study, including qualifications, may be Student Members of IFE for up to 5 years, at which point they will be required to apply to upgrade their membership or transfer to Affiliate status.


Technician (TIFireE)

Applicants for Technician grade of membership will:

  • Pass the IFE ‘s Intermediate Exam or
  • Be a registered Engineering Technician with the Engineering Council UK or an international equivalent or
  • Hold an equivalent qualification as approved for this purpose.

Applicants will also have met the relevant initial professional development (IPD) criteria in the following areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding Application and practice Leadership,
  • Management and supervision Professional conduct.

Mature Candidate Route:

Fire engineers without the formal academic qualifications necessary for the grade of Technician may submit an application via the Mature Candidate Route. Applicants will be required to demonstrate 12 years of increasing responsibility in fire engineering and, by submitting a technical paper, that they have achieved a standard of competence comparable to contemporaries who have achieved the Technician grade by academic achievement.

Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (HK) Branch.

Click here for download Technician Membership Application form.


Graduate (GIFireE)

Applicants for Graduate grade of membership will:

  • Pass the IFE ‘s Graduateship examination, or
  • Have successfully completed a course (or courses which has/have been accredited by IFE as being equivalent to the Graduateship examination, or
  • Hold a Higher National Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent in relevant subjects click here for more information, or
  • Has qualified by examination for membership at an appropriate level of a professional body approved for this purpose by IFE.

Applicants will also have three years of acceptable training and responsible experience in Fire Engineering.

Mature Candidate Route:

Fire engineers without the formal academic qualifications necessary for the grade of Graduate may submit an application via the Mature Candidate Route. Applicants will be required to demonstrate 12 years of increasing responsibility in fire engineering and, by submitting a technical paper, that they have achieved a standard of competence comparable to contemporaries who have achieved the Graduate grade by academic achievement.

Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (HK) Branch.

Click here for download Graduate Membership Application form


Associate (AIFireE)

For the Associate grade of membership will:

Have a relevant qualification to satisfy the academic requirements for membership in the grade of Member, and

Their application will have the support of three corporate members (AIFireE, MIFireE, FIFireE) of the Institution.

Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (HK) Branch.

Click here for download Associate Membership Application form


Member (MIFireE)

Applicants for the Member grade of membership will:

  • Pass the Membership examination, or
  • Have successfully completed a course (or courses) which has/have been accredited by the Institution as having equivalence with the Membership examination, or
  • Hold a degree or equivalent in relevant subjects from a recognised university or equivalent academic institution,¬†or
  • Have qualified by examination for membership at an appropriate level of a professional body approved for this purpose by IFE.

Applicants will also have met the relevant initial professional development (IPD) criteria in the following areas: Knowledge and understanding Application and practice Leadership, management and supervision Professional conduct

Details on these criteria and the information to be submitted with an application for Member grade can be found in the IPD fact sheets located in Annex C, D and E in the Membership Rules.

All applications for Member grade must demonstrate two years of continuing professional development (CPD). See Membership rules for more information on CPD requirements.

All applications for Member grade must be supported by two corporate members (AIFireE, MIFireE, FIFireE) of the Institution.

Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (HK) Branch.

Click here for download Member Membership Application form.

Download Membership Rules.


 Fellow (FIFireE)

Fellow grade is only available to existing Members (MIFireE) of the Institution. Successful applicants will have demonstrated significant individual responsibility, sustained achievement and exceptional professionalism during his/her career.

An applicant must demonstrate successful leadership or outstanding service/contribution to the fire engineering professional over an extended period, not normally less than 15 years. Applications must also shown contribution to the Institution and be supported by three Fellow members of the Institution.

Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (HK) Branch.

Click here for download Fellow Membership Application form.