In addition to the civilian qualifications provided for various Royal Engineers career development programmes and for trainers and managers, the RE CPD Team also offers the opportunity for senior ranks to gain the following City & Guilds Senior Awards absolutely free through the REVETT- funded Royal Engineers Senior Awards Scheme (RESAS). There are no portfolios to complete, or classes to attend. Simply fill in an application form from the Resources page, and send it into us with the required supporting evidence (all details can be found on the form).
The Awards consist of:
To apply for the Licentiateship Award, you must be at the rank of Lieutenant or above, Sgt or above, and the following criteria must also be met:
To apply for the Graduateship Award, you must have been at the rank of Captain or above for over two years, or a SSgt or above with 2 years in rank, and the following criteria must also be met:
To apply for the Membership Award, you must have been at the rank of Major or above for over two years, a WO1 or above with 2 years in rank, or as a LE Officer with 2 years as WO1. The following criteria must also be met:
Since the introduction of the Royal Engineers Senior Award Scheme (RESAS) in January 2005:
|287||Sergeants and ranks above have been awarded Licentiateships|
|379||Staff Sergeants and ranks above have been awarded Graduateships|
|142||WO1s and ranks above have been awarded Memberships|
For more information about the Awards, please contact the Team on 01634 822959/94661 2959, or ask at your local RE CPD office or Centre.
If you are serving as a Sergeant or above in the Royal Engineers or Queens Gurkha Engineers, and have at least two years of Army service remaining, then you’ve passed the first criterion and may be eligible to apply for up to £1000, per year, from our bursary scheme!
Priority is given to applicants who are not qualified above Level 3 (for example, A Level, NVQ3 etc), and who have no professional body membership, other than the Insitution of Royal Engineers.
Some of the usual requirements are:
Applications are vetted, and the amount offered to you will depend on a number of factors. It is important to note, funding cannot be guaranteed.
If you want to know more about these scheme, please contact us on 01634 822959 or 94661 2959, where a member of our staff will be more than happy to assist.
All Royal Engineers from Lance Corporal rank upwards can now apply for Engineering Technician status through the Institution of Royal Engineers, and the RE CPD Team.
Applicants have to be members of the Institution of Royal Engineers, and can apply by filling out these forms: Application Form for Serving Personnel or Application Form for Non-Serving Personnel; Gift Aid Declaration Form; Direct Debit Form. These will need to be sent to the Institution of Royal Engineers, and their address can be found on the Institution website.
To apply for Engineering Technician Status, please also complete the forms on the Institution’s website: www.instre.org These forms will also need to be sent to the Institution of Royal Engineers. Along with these forms, you will need to provide a copy of your CV, or a career history.
To be successful you must have achieved Class 1 in any of the Corps Trades, have successfully completed your PNCO cadre and served as a LCpl for a minimum of one year and have a letter of recommendation from your OC. Further to this you will have to provide a printout of yout JPA competencies page and copies of any relevant engineering certificates. Finally, you must complete a career CV outlining your engineering experience. EngTech is dependant on continuing InstRE membership.
Successful applicants are able to use the post-nominal letters ‘EngTech’.
Separate arrangements exist for Territorial Army personnel and there are options also availiable for retired Royal Engineers personnel. Further details are availiable from the Institution of Royal Engineers. Please visit their website, www.instre.org , for further information.
For more information about Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, please contact the Institution of Royal Engineers directly: www.instre.org