*Successful applicants must agree to their identification on a public register maintained by the InstMC.
**Registration provides demonstration of professional competence in accordance with UK-SPEC. This in turn is held to demonstrate underpinning knowledge and understanding (UK&U) and a commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). These are considered essential to the ability to properly assimilate learning through experience and self-directed study which is the key to the development of competence in Ex matters, and which is unlikely to be achieved simply through attendance on an intensive course. It is not suggested that professional competence cannot be achieved without registration, but the requirements for demonstration of professional competence would remain as per those for registration. Any non-registered engineer wishing to apply for the qualification would need to satisfy these same criteria and is therefore advised to first seek registration as IEng/CEng