Associate Engineer

Associate Engineers are problem-solvers. They apply current technologies and exercise independent technical judgement in their day-to-day work. In general, they are experienced engineers who actively participate in financial considerations.

We are updating the regulations for the professional titles of Chartered Engineer, Associate Engineer and Engineering Technician. The main changes relate to the alignment of the professional competences with international standards and the new Engineers Ireland Accreditation Criteria. January 2024 will be the final deadline under the current regulations and the new regulations and associated guidance will be published in February 2024.

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How to apply

To apply for the Associate Engineer title, you will need an accredited level 7 qualification and at least four years' postgraduate experience. You also need to be a member of Engineers Ireland to apply for this title. Use the Associate Engineer Regulations as your guideline for your application.

To begin your application, log into your member dashboard and select My Professional Title.


The next deadline to submit your professional title application is Midnight on Friday, 26 January 2024.

Associated information

The following documents will help you through the Associate Engineer application process.

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