Chartered Engineer

The Nuclear Institute holds a licence from the Engineering Council to register professionals as Chartered Engineers:

Chartered Engineers develop appropriate solutions to engineering problems. They may develop and apply new technologies, promote advanced designs and design methods and introduce new and more efficient production techniques, or pioneer new engineering services and management methods. The title CEng is protected by civil law and is one of the most recognisable international engineering qualifications.

Chartered Engineers are variously engaged in technical and commercial leadership and possess effective interpersonal skills.

Benefits of CEng professional registration

  • The status of being part of a technological elite
  • Recognition of your expertise and hard work
  • High self-esteem
  • Higher earnings potential
  • Improved career prospects
  • Greater influence within your organisation and industry
  • Access to life-long learning
  • International recognition of your qualifications
  • Letters after your name eg J. Smith CEng MNucI


The CEng professional registration is open to anyone who can demonstrate the required professional competences and commitment. These are set out in the professional standard below and are developed through education and working experience.

CEng and Membership application forms

For further information please see UK-SPEC


Please contact to apply. 

The Nuclear Institute expects Chartered Engineers to maintain a CPD record to maintain their registration. Find out more here

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