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Professional registration
The professional registrations offered through IOP are a mark of commitment and professionalism – and are rapidly becoming vital prerequisites for continued employability.
Professional registration
The world is becoming increasingly competitive, and a job for life is a thing of the past. Professional registrations offered through IOP are marks of professionalism and commitment – and the process needn’t be daunting.

 

  • Why get a professional registration?
    What the benefits are for you.
     
  • Professional registration workshops
    Attend workshops that cover the benefits of getting registered, the differences between the range of registrations and receive tips on how to make a successful application. 
     
  • Registered Science Technician (RSciTech)
    This professional registration is for those working in technical roles providing essential scientific services in a variety of workplaces such as laboratories, schools, universities and hospitals.
     
  • Registered Scientist (RSci)
    This professional registration is for those working in a variety of scientific and higher technical roles.
     
  • Engineering Technician (EngTech)
    This professional registration is for those working in technical roles applying proven techniques and procedures to the solution of practical engineering problems. 
     
  • Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
    This professional registration is for those working in engineering roles where they maintain and manage applications of current and developing technology.  
     
  • Chartered Physicist (CPhys)
    This professional registration is for those practising physicists who have a breadth of competence that can demonstrate that they are working at a responsible level. Show that you have reached the highest standards in your chosen discipline with IOP's own registration that cannot be obtained anywhere else.
     
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng)
    This professional registration is for those employed in a distinct engineering capacity where they develop solutions to engineering problems using new or existing technology.
     
  • Top tips for successful applications
    How to give yourself the best possible chance to gain a professional registration.

Contact the Professional Standards Team
Please email cpd@iop.org or call 020 7470 4800 for further information.