You need this registration if you are planning to carry out professional engineering services in Queensland.
You do not require this licence if you intend to work under the supervision of a registered professional engineer of Queensland.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Definition of terms
- Professional engineer
an engineer registered in one or more of the following divisions: aeronautical, chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, metallurgical, mining, naval architectural, agricultural, or computer systems.
Assessment entities were appointed to assess the qualifications and competencies of engineers applying for registration. You can obtain full details from the Board's website.
This registration will remain in effect until the last day of the financial year in which registration was granted.
All fees are on the application form.
To obtain this registration you must submit a completed 'Application for Registration as a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland' to the Board's head office.
You must submit the following documents with the application:
a letter from an approved assessment entity stating your area of engineering;
a passport photo of yourself bearing your signature on the reverse side.
This registration cannot be transferred.
You can obtain an information booklet from the Board.
Minister for Housing and Public Works
The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
Professional Engineers Act 2002 (Queensland)
Professional Engineers Regulation 2003 (Queensland)
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