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Professional Registration

Professional Registration

Recognise your experience, knowledge, understanding and competence with Professional Registration

Technicians are encouraged and supported to gain professional registration (through the Science Council, Engineering Council and BCS professional registers) in recognition of their technical skills and expertise.

Higher Education Academy Registration / 

Queen's Merit Award

  • HEA Fellowship

Science Council Professional Registration

  • Registered Science Technician (RSciTech)
  • Registered Scientist (RSci)
  • Chartered Scientist (CSci)

Engineering Council Registration

  •  Engineering Technicians (EngTech)
  •  Incorporated Engineers (IEng)
  •  Chartered Engineers (CEng)
  •  Information and Communications Technology Technicians (ICTTech)

Engineering Council Registration

Institution of Civil Engineers



IST - Professional Registration for those working in Arts & Media

  • Registered Creative Arts & Media Technician (RCAM)
  • Science Council Chartered Scientists (CSci)
  • Registered Scientists (RSci)
  • Registered Science Technicians (RSciTech),
  • Registered Practitioners, FIScT(Reg) or MIScT(Reg)


BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT Registration

Workshop Videos

Laurence Dawkins Hall takes us through the professional registration process in a number of workshop videos.  

Laurence is a technician at the University of Leicester.  He provides professional registration workshops for the Science Council and currently is a registrant assessor for professional registration for the IST, Science Council and Royal Society of Biology.


Science Council

Completing your CSci competency form:

Choosing your register:


Professional Registration Workshop:


Registration Information/Resource Video: