To be a professional engineer, you need to be qualified
Recognition as a Registered Professional Engineer of Professionals Australia (RPEng) requires evidence of professional competency and a commitment to the profession of engineering.
A significant element of professional competency, and the first hurdle to achieve the title of RPEng, is to meet a standard level of educational attainment.
In Australia, the accepted qualification to be considered as a professional engineer is an accredited four-year Bachelor degree in one of the disciplines of engineering. The Guidelines for the disciplines of engineering registration offered through APEA are published in the By-Laws and are available here.
When assessing the suitability of an applicant’s qualification, assessors are required to ensure it meets the requirements listed in the By-Laws.
The By-Laws state that your qualification must meet one of the following requirements: