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Associate Member (AMIRSE)

Associate Member (AMIRSE)



The grade of Associate Member (AMIRSE) is typically available to those who are working at 'Responsible Experience' level and have had approximately 3 years practical training/experience and either:

Hold a primary engineering or technical qualification

-OR-

Have passed the Advanced Diploma in Railway Control Engineering (IRSE Professional Exam) 

-OR-

Have approximately 5-8 years of professional development AND either - Hold an appropriate IRSE licenses or Have passed Module A of the IRSE Exam (Certificate in Railway Control Engineering Fundamentals or Can demonstrate significant technical experience at 'Responsible Experience' level (typically 7 years).

Responsible Experience

A ‘Responsible’ position is one entailing the exercise of professional engineering judgement in the field of railway signalling or telecommunications. This may include any of the following areas of work:

• Research, feasibility studies and options evaluation
• System, hardware or software development and manufacture
• Applications engineering and/or data preparation
• Verification, validation, testing or conformance assessment
• Installation and commissioning
• Maintenance and servicing
• Definition and interpretation of standards, rules and regulations.
A person in a ‘Responsible’ position is typically making decisions about an individual deliverable, such as a document, a design or a test

Apply for membership
To apply for, or to transfer to, the grade of Associate Member please complete the application form in the link below.
Annual membership - £140 (standard) or £114 (e-membership)