Member Grade Terms and Conditions

DRAFT document - Still to be finalised by Council!

STUDENT: 
Studying FULLTIME towards Chemical Engineering qualification/s (B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech, Diploma, Honours, Masters, Ph.D).

At the time of election a Student shall be a bona fide student being educated at a South African university, university of technology or other South African approved institution of tertiary education, with the object of qualifying for the practice of chemical engineering. Students may apply from their 2nd year onwards.

AFFILIATE Member: 
Someone who does not hold the equivalent of a chemical engineering qualification at a South African university, university of technology or other South African approved institution of tertiary education, but does hold another technical or relevant qualification. Eg Non SA qualification

GRADUATE Member: 
Someone who holds the equivalent of a chemical engineering qualification at a South African university, university of technology or other South African approved institution of tertiary education; Only for those who qualified recently and are younger than 25 years.

MEMBER: 
Holding a Chemical Engineering Degree of an approved university /university of Technology, including sufficient subjects of a chemical engineering nature; OR reached an academic standard deemed by Council to be equivalent thereto by formal study at an educational institution or otherwise;

AND have at least 3 years experience in chemical engineering at university graduate level, and has attained a position of recognised responsibility in the profession as is usually achieved by a graduate after about 3 years experience;

OR degree in chemistry, physics, mathematics or engineering (other than chem eng) of an approved university; AND at least 3 years in the process industry or in chemical engineering services relevant to this industry

FELLOW: 
Registered with ECSA, or with a similar professional organization, as a Professional Engineer.

>33, at least 5 years a position of superior responsibility in chem eng OR
>39, such status, proof of achievement and practical experience in the application of chem eng as justifies election to Fellow, and has occupied for at least 5 years a position of superior responsibility

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HONORARY FELLOW: 
Cannot apply for this grade. Council may nominate exceptional individuals who qualify.

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RETIRED PAID UP MEMBER: 
Members in good standing, who
(a) have retired from full time employment, and
(b) have been members of the Institution for at least 15 years,
(c) are eligible for fully paid-up retired SAIChE membership, on payment of a single sum equal to the then current annual subscription rate of a Member.

To Apply: Retired SAIChE Only membership must This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to the Hon. Secretary, confirming that they meet the criteria of By-law 3.6(a) and (b).