IMechE Professional Development and Professional Review

Report
RECOGNISING
EXCELLENCE
Power point detailing the professional registration process
Created January 2014
www.imeche.org
GLOBAL
NETWORK
UK
NETWORK
FASTEST GROWING
MEMBERSHIP
Left to right: Leanna Normanshire EngTech MIMechE, Sikander Khan CEng MIMechE, Keren Curtis Leng IEng
MIMechE, Carrie Chu AMIMechE, Samuel Bajomo CEng MIMechE, Julia Brown CEng FIMechE
WHO ARE WE?
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The UK’s leading engineering institution.
Forward looking and campaigning.
Work alongside companies, universities and government.
Improving the world through engineering.
Members at the heart of the Institution
MEMBERS’ AFFINITY
BENEFITS
Wherever you are, get the support & information you
need.
• Library & resource centre
• Support Network
• Access to leading engineering
information databases
• PE Magazine
• Prizes and awards
• Events & networking
• Learning & development
Jonathan Jeffers CEng FIMechE
BENEFITS OF
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION.
• International recognition of your
competence.
• Career enhancement, creating
opportunities.
• Increased earning potential.
• Ongoing development.
• Be part of a professional Institution.
• Professional post-nominals
(EngTech/IEng/CEng).
Ruth Shilston, CEng MIMechE
Chair IMechE Young Members Board 2013
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE PROFESSIONALLY
REGISTERED
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THE IENG BADGE IS SOMETHING I’M
PROUD TO PUT ON AS I’M CONSCIOUS
ITS SOMETHING MECHANICAL
ENGINEERING FIRMS LOOK FOR. BEING
IENG HAS MADE ME MORE VALUABLE
TO MY CURRENT EMPLOYER AND
STRENGTHENED THE SKILLS I USE
EVERY DAY AT WORK.
NICOLA MCLATCHLEY IENG MIMECHE
MANUFACTURING ENGINEER FG
WILSON ENGINEERING LTD, NI
KEY
ATTRIBUTES
If you...
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Embrace change
Are adaptive and creative
Are technically sound
Are commercially aware
Are committed to your
profession and personal
development.
CEng
Innovation
Development
Analysis
EngTech
Practical
Application
Contribution
Then professional registration
applies to you!
IEng
Managing
Maintaining
LEVELS OF
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
Fellow
CEng/IEng/EngTech FIMechE
Member
CEng/IEng/EngTech MIMechE
Associate
AMIMechE
Affiliate
THE JOURNEY
UK SPEC highlights that there is a route to professional
registration for all competent engineers
Knowledge and understanding
Competency development
Professional review
Professional
Registration
FORMAL
QUALIFICATIONS
EngTech
NC/ND (OND)
NVQ3/SVQ3
City and Guilds
B TEC
SCOTVEC
Tech Certificate from
Approved Apprentice
Programme
IEng
CEng
BEng / BSc
MEng
HNC/HND
Foundation degree
+
Further
Learning
BEng (Hons)
+
Further
Learning
SARTOR 2, SARTOR 3
AND UK SPEC
Pre 1997
BTEC/HNC/HND
engineering
qualification pre
1987 may meet
the academic
requirements for
IEng.
Pre 1999
If your BEng is pre
1999 (start date)
you may meet the
academic
requirements for
CEng.
BTEC/HND
engineering
qualification pre
1999 may meet
the academic
requirements for
IEng
Post 1999
Baseline
qualification for
CEng changed
from BEng to
MEng.
ALTERNATIVE
OPTIONS
Always check your qualifications first to see if they are
accredited:
www.imeche.org/qualificationchecker
If they are not accredited, then you can apply for Academic
Review www.imeche.org/academicreview
UK-SPEC
COMPETENCIES
COMPETENCE IS ...
The ability to perform an
activity;
• Correctly
• Safely
• Effectively
• Consistently
Gained;
• Directly (personal observations
& questioning).
• Indirectly (other qualified
assessors, line mangers etc).
• Through products (project
activities, design etc).
• Other (courses, visits to
suppliers, other companies
etc).
UK SPEC
COMPETENCES
A. Knowledge and Understanding
Combination of general & specialist engineering knowledge & understanding to
optimise the application of existing and emerging technologies
B. Practical Application
Apply appropriate theoretical & practical methods to the analysis & solution of
engineering problems
C. Leadership skills
Provide technical & commercial leadership
D. Communication and Interpersonal skills
Demonstrate effective communication & interpersonal skills
E. Professional Conduct
Make a personal commitment to live by the appropriate code of professional
conduct, recognising the obligations to society, the profession & the environment
UK SPEC
SCORING COMPETENCE
Minimum requirement - Level 3 in 3 and level 2 in 2
Performs activity with significant supervision & guidance
Performs basic routine tasks, little / no responsibility.
Performs activity in a range of contexts, supervision required in
more complex circumstance.
Some individual responsibility or autonomy.
Level 1
Aware
Level 2
Familiar
Performs activity in some complex or non-routine contexts.
Significant responsibility and autonomy – can oversee the work of
others.
Level 3
Performs activity in a wide range of complex or non-routine contexts.
Substantial personal autonomy – can develop others within the activity.
Level 4
Skilled
Expert
APPLICATION PROCESS
DEMONSTRATING
COMPETENCE
There are two available options of
the application form for
completion, an online form or an
editable PDF version.
APPLICATION
PROCESS
Step 1
About you
Step 5
Step 2
Sponsors
Competence
Step 3
Development
Action Plan
Step 3
Org Charts
APPLICATION
PROCESS
Step 1
About you
Step 5
Step 2
Sponsors
Competence
Step 3
Step 3
Development
action plan
(D.A.P)
Org Charts
ABOUT YOU
• Personal Details
• Education
• Industry Classification
• Interview Location Nomination
• Summary of Responsibilities
• Signature
Brendan McGuigan CEng MIMechE
ABOUT YOU
Summary of Responsibilities;
• Past 5 years/last 3 roles.
• No more than 600 words.
• Include:
• Start and finish dates
(reverse chronological)
• Achievements
• Responsibilities
• Authority
• Autonomy
Nicola McClatchley IEng MIMechE
APPLICATION
PROCESS
Step 1
About you
Step 5
Step 2
Sponsors
Competence
Step 3
Development
Action Plan
Step 3
Org Charts
COMPETENCE A
Use a combination of general & specialist engineering knowledge and
understanding to optimise/apply the application of existing and emerging
technology.
Chartered Engineer
• Used/developed emerging technologies
• Well thought out problem solving including
justified creative solution
• Considered all possible outcomes for
resultant product
• Developed processed and techniques
which enhance productivity/quality
• Demonstrated clear understanding and
application of engineering principles if at
management level
Incorporated Engineer
• Maintain and extend a sound theoretical
approach to the application of technology
• Use a sound evidence-based approach to
problem solving
• Identify the limits of own personal
knowledge and skills
• Establish users’ requirements for
improvements
• Contribute to evaluation and development
of continuous improvement systems
COMPETENCE B
Apply the appropriate theoretical & practical methods to the analysis
and solution of engineering problems/design, develop, manufacture,
construct, commission, operate and maintain products, equipment,
processes, systems & services.
Chartered Engineer
• Managed project through entire life cycle
• Managed technical and non-technical staff
within the project
• Identified and resolved problems before
they occurred
• Approved and evaluated design drawings
• Produced tender for documentation,
feasibility studies or technical
specifications
Incorporated Engineer
• Identify, review and select techniques,
procedures and methods to undertake
engineering tasks
• Review the potential for enhancing
engineering products, processes, systems
and services
• Contribute to the identification and
specification of design and development
requirements
• (De)commissioned equipment
• Identify potential operational problems and
evaluate possible solutions
• Responsible for corporate engineering
policy
• Contribute to the design and development
of engineering solutions
COMPETENCE C
To provide Technical and Commercial Leadership
Management
Chartered Engineer
Incorporated Engineer
• Project/line management or team leader
responsible for technical and non
technical staff
• Plan for effective project implementation
• Supervised (multi-disciplinary) team based
projects in research and/or development
programmes or problem investigation
• In-house training and development of
technicians, skilled craftsmen and/or
engineering graduates
• Manage the planning, budgeting and
organisation of tasks, people and
resources
• Manage teams and develop staff to meet
changing technical and managerial needs
• Manage continuous quality improvement
• Evaluate performance and recommend
improvements
COMPETENCE D
Demonstrate effective communications and interpersonal skills.
Chartered & Incorporated Engineers
• Communicated effectively and concisely (verbal and written)
• Evidence of presentations to colleagues, customers and suppliers
• Papers given at conferences
• Evidence of established working relationships
• Able to articulate ideas and proposals to obtain agreement from others
• Prepared tender documents and technical specifications
• Developed small teams within a project/line management environment
COMPETENCE E
Make a personal commitment to live by the appropriate code of
professional conduct, recognising obligations to society, the
profession and the environment.
Chartered & Incorporated Engineers
• Understands health and safety issues within the remit of responsibilities
• Considered environmental risk and disaster recovery
• Understands professional code of conduct
• Aware of sustainable practices and legislative issues
• Understand how career is to develop in the medium term
• Evidence of external activities
APPLICATION
PROCESS
Step 1
About you
Step 5
Step 2
Sponsors
Competence
Step 3
Step 3
D.A.P
Org Charts
ORGANISATION
CHART
Include an Organisation chart;
• To whom do you report?
• Who reports to you?
• Who of these are CEng / IEng already?
• A4.
• Black and white.
APPLICATION
PROCESS
Step 1
About you
Step 5
Step 2
Sponsors
Competence
Step 3
Step 3
D.A.P
Org Charts
DEVELOPMENT
ACTION PLAN
• Short, medium and long term career
objectives.
• Career plans and development
activities.
• Maximum of 150 words.
• Remember CPD isn’t just training
courses.
Javid Khan CEng MIMechE
APPLICATION
PROCESS
Step 1
About you
Step 5
Step 2
Sponsors
Competence
Step 3
Step 3
D.A.P
Org Charts
SPONSORS
• Two sponsors.
• One sponsor must be registered to at least
the equivalent level of your application.
• Second sponsor can be a line manager.
• Any Engineering Institution.
• Initial each Competence Statement.
Aaron Hankinson CEng FIMechE &
Mark Ellis CEng FIMechE
THE PROFESSIONAL
REVIEW INTERVIEW
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE PROFESSIONALLY
REGISTERED
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THE CAREER BENEFITS OF BEING A
FELLOW OF SUCH A REPUTABLE
INSTITUTION, WILL BE THE PRIMARY
MODE FOR ENGAGING OTHER
ENGINEERS TO CONSIDER JOINING THIS
GROUP OF PEOPLE, WHO IN THE LONG
TERM WANT TO CONTINUE
STRENGHENING THE PROFILE AND
RELEVANCE OF SUCH AN IMPORTANT
PROFESSION.
NUNU LOURENCO CENG FIMECHE
THANK YOU
For more information please contact:
[email protected]
www.imeche.org

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