If you wish to apply for membership at the grade of Associate Member (AMIMarEST) and above, or if you wish to apply for professional registration though the IMarEST - or both membership and registration at the same time - you may complete an online application or if you prefer, download an application form:
View the assessment process for to see how an application is reviewed and by whom.
All applications for grades of Associate (AMIMarEST) and above, plus any professional registration, are reviewed by our Membership Committee or Individual Case Panel, both Committees of IMarEST Council
The Engineering Council's 'UK-Spec' details the competencies you will need to display for a successful application to CEng, CMarEng, IEng, IMarEng, EngTech, MarEngTech.
The UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) describes the value of becoming registered. It describes the requirements that have to be met in order to gain these qualifications, and gives examples of ways of doing this. UK-SPEC should enable individuals and employers to find out whether they or their staff can meet the requirements, and explains the steps necessary to achieve professional registration with the Engineering Council.
CSci represents, a single chartered mark for all scientists, recognising high levels of professionalism and competence in science. To qualify for the Chartered Scientist designation applicants must possess a combination of high-level scientific knowledge and experience. This is typically demonstrated by an accredited Masters qualification together with four years of post graduation-level experience sufficient to meet the CSci competencies.
For CMarSci(Hydrography), please refer to its specific Standards.
For CMarSci(Oceanography), please refer to its specific Standards.
Standards Required for Technologists
In accordance with our Royal Charter, IMarEST is able to award suitably qualified and experienced applicants the title of Marine Technologist (MarTech), Registered Marine Technologist (RMarTech), Chartered Marine Technologist (CMarTech) and Registered Marine Scientist (RMarSci) for Scientists.
IMarEST is the only professional body in the world able to award these titles.
The 'IMarEST Competencies' document details the competencies you will need to display for successful application to MarTech, RMarTech and CMarTech (plus RMarSci for Scientists).
The assessment is made against standards rigorously applied by the IMarEST Professional Affairs and Education Committee (PAEC) and the Membership Committee, both Committees of IMarEST Council.