Membership Grade/Letters of Designation/Typical Minimum Requirements for Grade
Honorary Fellow (Hon. FSAIIE)
A person who has been a Member (MSAIIE) for a minimum of seven years and held the position of professional responsibility in IE
An ECSA registered engineering person and/or a person with at least seven years of combined tertiary and practical IE experience
Associate Member (AMSAIIE)
A Candidate Engineer/ Technologist/ Technician working towards registration as well as practical experience; and/ or
A person who expresses a professional interest in IE and is desirous of subscribing to the objectives of the Institute
Retired Member (Retain designation at point of retirement)
A person shall be at the age of retirement, typically 65 years old
Student Member (StMSAIIE)
A person pursuing a course at a recognised tertiary education institution. Must be less than 30 years of age.
Knowledge and Support
A top website www.saiie.co.za - your link with your profession. Constantly updated, a pleasure to navigate! Our online platform enables you to perform the following activities:
South African Journal of Industrial Engineering -highly acclaimed internationally, providing members with the cutting edge of South African Industrial Engineering innovations and advances.
Professional Registration - We provide advice as well as mentors with your professional registration. Significant Discount - on your ECSA Professional registration fee if you are a SAIIE Member.
SAIIE members can network through the networking options on the SAIIE website. Through various functions such as the SAIIE annual conference, webinars and events, you can identify and connect with your peers to benchmark, share ideas and get advice to meet the challenges of your job.
SAIIE is a member-led organisation. Members serve on various branches and at council level, providing innovative leadership throughout the organisation. You can take part in developing Industrial Engineering in our community and help create a colourful tomorrow for the next generation. Our relationship with the educational institutions is a focus area so that we can stay in touch with the next generation of Industrial Engineers.
A person pursuing a full-time course at a recognised tertiary education institution (Proof of registration as a full-time student for the specific academic year must be provided with the application for membership) Must be less than 30 years of age. Not employed. It is recommended to register as a Student member with your personal email address and not your student email address.
A Candidate Engineer/ Technologist/ Technician working towards registration as well as practical experience;
and/ or A person who expresses a professional interest in IE and is desirous of subscribing to the objectives of the Institute. Qualify for all SAIIE membership benefits as stipulated in "General Information".
A person with at least seven years of combined tertiary and practical IE experience. All SAIIE membership benefits including the right to vote upon all matters affecting the policy of the Institute.
An ECSA registered engineering person (excluding persons registered as Candidates). All SAIIE membership benefits including the right to vote upon all matters affecting the policy of the Institute.