Professional Recognition Awards

City and Guilds is the oldest awarding body and the largest provider of vocational awards and qualifications in the UK. Working in partnership with the MOD, City and Guilds will accredit military professional development and skills with Professional Recognition Awards across a range of subject areas including engineering, explosive ordnance engineering, resource management and leadership and management.

A Professional Recognition Award identifies you as a highly motivated individual who can handle pressures and new challenges and who will grasp the opportunity to develop new skills.
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If you are serving as a Corporal or above in the Royal Engineers or Queens Gurkha Engineers, with 2 years in rank, then you could apply for the following City & Guilds NQF (National Qualifications Framework) accredited qualifications:
Licentiateship (LCGI)
Affiliateship (AfCGI)
Graduateship (GCGI)
Membership (MCGI)

The awards require the practical application of professional skills, knowledge and understanding in employment and offer a work-based route to higher level qualifications involving no examinations.
These awards can be claimed by you through RE CPD at no cost assuming you meet the specified criteria as follows:
For more information please call 01634 822085 or email: erica.ballard@re-cpd.org.uk
Note: The City and Guilds Senior Awards Scheme has now been replaced by the Professional Recognition Awards (PRAs).

City and Guilds Licentiateship Award (LCGI):

Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (InstRE). Cpl with 2 years substantive experience must have:

  • Minimum of Level 3 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline and/or Army Class 1 Trade Certificate.
  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Specialist Corporal course (Logistic specialist pathway only).
  • Proof of completion of JNCO CLM.
  • EngTech status or Minimum of a full Level 4 national qualification certificate or Letter on headed notepaper from OC or equivalent confirming either, 5 years’ satisfactory performance and relevant experience in a management or supervisory role and/or the successful application at work of knowledge gained on a range of short training/education courses.

There are 3 Pathways to choose from: Engineering, Explosive Ordnance Engineering, Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists).

City and Guilds Affiliateship Award (AfCGI):

Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (InstRE). Lt with 2 years commissioned experience or Sgt with 2 years substantive experience must have:

  • Minimum of Level 3 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline and Or Army Class 1 Trade Certificate.
  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Supervisor course (Logistic specialist pathway only).
  • EngTech status or minimum of Level 4 vocational qualification.
  • Proof of completion of SNCO CLM.

There are 3 Pathways to choose from… Engineering, Explosive Ordnance Engineering, Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists).

City and Guilds Graduateship Award (GCGI):

Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (InstRE). Capt with 2 years substantive experience or WO2 with 2 years substantive experience must have:

  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Officer course (Logistic specialist pathway only).
  • IEng status or minimum of Level 5 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline.
  • Proof of completion of WO/JOLP2 & JOTAC CLM.
  • Minimum Level 3 national qualification and/or Army Class 1 (Main Trade) Certificate.

There are 4 Pathways to choose from… Engineering, Engineering Management, Explosive Ordnance Engineering, Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists).

City and Guilds Membership Award (MCGI):

Membership of the Institute of Royal Engineers (InstRE). Maj with 2 years substantive experience must have:

  • Completed the Engineer Logistics Officer course (Logistic specialist pathway only).
  • CEng status or minimum of Level 7 vocational qualification in an appropriate engineering discipline.
  • Proof of completion of ICSC(L).

There are 4 Pathways to choose from… Engineering, Engineering Management, Explosive Ordnance Engineering, Supply Chain Operations Management (Logistic Specialists).

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