There are 8 grades of IFE membership depending on your experience and qualifications. These links take you to pages providing a summary of the requirements for each grade and links to the relevant fact sheets and application forms.
 
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Fellow (FIFireE)
 

Fellow grade is only available to existing Members (MIFireE) of the Institution. Successful applicants will have demonstrated significant individual responsibility, sustained achievement and exceptional professionalism during his/her career.

 
An applicant must demonstrate successful leadership or outstanding service/contribution to the fire engineering professional over an extended period, not normally less than 15 years. Applications must also shown contribution to the Institution and be supported by three Fellow members of the Institution.
 
Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (UK) Malaysia Branch.
  • Fellow Application Form
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    Member (MIFireE)
     

    Applicants for the Member grade of membership will:

     
    • Pass the Membership examination, or
    • Have successfully completed a course (or courses) which has/have been accredited by the Institution as having equivalence with the Membership examination, or
    • Hold a degree or equivalent in relevant subjects from a recognised university or equivalent academic institution or
    • Have qualified by examination for membership at an appropriate level of a professional body approved for this purpose by IFE .
     
    Applicants will also have met the relevant initial professional development (IPD) criteria in the following areas: Knowledge and understanding Application and practice Leadership, management and supervision Professional conduct
     
    Details on these criteria and the information to be submitted with an application for Member grade can be found in the IPD fact sheets located in Annex C, D and E in the document
     
    All applications for Member grade must demonstrate two years of continuing professional development (CPD). Click here for more information on CPD requirements.
     
    All applications for Member grade must be supported by two corporate members (AIFireE, MIFireE, FIFireE) of the Institution.
     
     
    Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (UK) Malaysia Branch.
  • Member Application Form
  • Download Membership Rules.
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    Associate (AIFireE)
     

    For the Associate grade of membership will:

     
  • Have a relevant qualification to satisfy the academic requirements for membership in the grade of Member, and
  • Their application will have the support of three corporate members (AIFireE, MIFireE, FIFireE) of the Institution.


  •     Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (UK) Malaysia Branch.

  • Associate Application Form
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    Graduate (GIFireE)
     

    Applicants for Graduate grade of membership will:

     
    • Pass the IFE 's Graduateship examination, or
    • Have successfully completed a course (or courses which has/have been accredited by IFE as being equivalent to the Graduateship examination, or
    • Hold a Higher National Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent in relevant subjects click here for more information, or
    • Has qualified by examination for membership at an appropriate level of a professional body approved for this purpose by IFE.
     
    Applicants will also have three years of acceptable training and responsible experience in Fire Engineering.
     
    Mature Candidate Route:
     
    Fire engineers without the formal academic qualifications necessary for the grade of Graduate may submit an application via the Mature Candidate Route . Applicants will be required to demonstrate 12 years of increasing responsibility in fire engineering and, by submitting a technical paper, that they have achieved a standard of competence comparable to contemporaries who have achieved the Graduate grade by academic achievement.
     
    Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (UK) Malaysia Branch.
  • Graduate Application Form
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    Technician (TIFireE)
     

    Applicants for Technician grade of membership will:

     
    • Pass the IFE 's Intermediate Exam or
    • Be a registered Engineering Technician with the Engineering Council UK or an international equivalent or
    • Hold an equivalent qualification as approved for this purpose. Click here for more information.
     
    Applicants will also have met the relevant initial professional development (IPD) criteria in the following areas:
     
    • Knowledge and understanding Application and practice Leadership,
    • Management and supervision Professional conduct.
     
    Mature Candidate Route:
     
    Fire engineers without the formal academic qualifications necessary for the grade of Technician may submit an application via the Mature Candidate Route . Applicants will be required to demonstrate 12 years of increasing responsibility in fire engineering and, by submitting a technical paper, that they have achieved a standard of competence comparable to contemporaries who have achieved the Technician grade by academic achievement.
     
    Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (UK) Malaysia Branch.
  • Technician Application Form
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    Affiliate Individual & Organisation
     

    For anyone interested in the profession but not working as a fire engineer, it is possible to join IFE as an Affiliate.

     
    Affiliate Membership is also available to organisations.
  • Download IFEM Affiliate Individual Form.
  • Download IFEM Affiliate Organisation Form.
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    Student
     
    Applicants for Student grade will be engaged as a part time or full time student of fire engineering (which may include vocational work place based training), or are in part time or full time employment in fire engineering.
     
    Please print the application form, complete and send it to IFE (UK) Malaysia Branch.
  • Download IFEM Student Form.
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