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Technical Report Route (TRR)

The Technical Report Route is for those who are an Associate or Member of CIBSE but do not hold the required academic qualification for the relevant registration with the Engineering Council (UK).

The purpose of the Technical Report is to show that you have gained the same level of engineering knowledge and understanding of engineering fundamentals as someone who has the academic qualifications. For Registration at:

  • IEng level you are required to demonstrate that you have reached a level of knowledge and understanding equivalent to a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng (Hons)).

  • CEng level you are required to demonstrate that you have reached a level of knowledge and understanding equivalent to a Master of Engineering (MEng).

To apply for the Technical Report Route you must first submit your Synopsis Form for approval.

Before applying online:

  • Please ensure you have your Completed Synopsis Form.
  • Sponsor's name and email.
  • Debit or Credit card - the £110 application fee will be payable at this time.

Apply online using the link below:

Application for Technical Report Route

The Synopsis

This should clearly set out how you intend to demonstrate your technical knowledge and understanding using the four sections stated on the Synopsis form.  Please complete and upload this form when you apply online.

The Report

This will usually include a written explanation, diagrams and calculations which should demonstrate your understanding of the fundamental engineering principles. Please read guidance below and submit with a cover sheet attached.

The Interview

Once your Report has been approved the next step is to attend an interview. View the Technical Report Interview details.

Fees

  • Administration Fee - payable with application.
  • Assessment Fee - payable with submission of your report.
  • Interview Fee - payable prior to the interview stage.
  • Engineering Council IEng/CEng Entry Fee

Guidance Documents

A23 – Technical Report Route to IEng Registration

M23 – Technical Report Route to CEng Registration

Technical Report Samples

Report Cover Sheet

Membership Fees and Payment Options