The IED represents over 5000 members working in various disciplines within engineering design, product design and CAD. Our members work in fields including product design, architecture, mechanical, automotive and aircraft design, design education, IT and computing.
We are licensed by the Engineering Council to assess candidates wishing to join the Engineering Council's Register of Professional Engineers and Technicians and we are licensed by the Society for the Environment to assess members for registration as Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv).
We have a global presence and recognition and our application process for membership and professional registration is simple and transparent. Annual awards are held, recognising excellence in members and we are involved in various events throughout the year. We are a dynamic, friendly and supporting institution, and we offer a personal service.
Benefits include networking opportunities, a bi-monthly journal, legal advice helpline and Professional Indemnity insurance deals. Support and guidance to Engineering Council registration is also offered.