Engineering Associate (AIGEM)

Who can apply

If you are working as an engineer or technician within an organisation connected with gas, then you might like to join us as an Engineering Associate.

There’s no assessment of your qualifications or experience linked to this grade and you can still access a number of the benefits of being part of our network.

Visit the individual member benefits page for a summary of the key benefits you'll receive or read a selection of individual member testimonials.

Achieving professional registration

If your long term goal is to become a professionally registered engineer or technician then joining as an Engineering Associate is a great place to start whilst we help you achieve the professional title Engineering Technician (EngTech), Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). 

How to apply

You can apply online or download the application form below and return it by email to or post to:

Membership Services
IGEM House
26 & 28 High Street
DE74 2DA


The annual IGEM subscription fee for Engineering Associate is £124.00 (UK) and £114.00 (Overseas). An application fee of £30.00 also applies. Existing members transferring from another grade will be required to pay a £20.00 transfer fee.

Application documents



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