New Application Process

Select the membership level you apply for below. Please read the membership descriptions carefully to ensure you apply for the correct membership type.

Please note that your IPET membership entitles you to a substantial discount from your ECSA annual fees

New fees will be applicable from 31 March 2024

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Graduate

A Graduate is a person who has obtained a qualification acceptable for registration as a Candidate Technologist by the Statutory Registering Authority. The person may or may not have applied to the Statutory Registering Authority to be registered as a Candidate Engineering Technologist. The bench mark qualification is, at present, an accredited Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (BTech) or a Bachelor of Engineering in Technology Degree (BEng Tech) or Advanced Diploma in Engineering (Adv. Dip (Engineering)) presented at an accredited South African University of Technology or an equivalent qualification.

R660.00 / year
Member

A Member is a person who is registered as a Professional Engineering Technologist with the Statutory Registering Authority.

R660.00 / year

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Fellow

By invitation of the Executive Committee only.

The grade of fellow recognizes distinction in the engineering profession. Only members of at least five (5) years standing may  be nominated for election to this grade. The candidate must show proof of at least five  (5) years of superior responsibility and leadership in the profession and an important contribution to the profession. The application shall be supported by two (2) Members of the Institute.

Membership R660.00/year.

Honorary Fellow

By invitation of the Executive Committee only.

The grade of honorary fellow recognizes distinction in the engineering profession. Only members of at least five (5) years standing may be nominated for election to this grade. The candidate must show proof of at least five  (5) years of superior responsibility and leadership in the profession and an important contribution to the profession. The application shall be supported by two (2) Members of the Institute.

Retired

A Member of the Institute, who has been a Member in good standing with the Institute for at least five (5) consecutive years, who has attained the age of sixty five (65) years and, who is no longer actively engaged in the engineering profession, or a Member with similar status of any age, who has had to retire permanently from work due to ill health; or retrenched and over the age of fifty five (55), may, at the discretion of the Council, be appointed a Retired Member. Membership R105/year. Members have to apply to IPET Administration for this concession.

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