Institution of Engineering Technologists and Technicians (Kenya)
Given that Kenya is to be industrialized by the year 2030 in line with vision 2030 and the birth of the new Kenyan constitution, there was need for registration and recognition of Engineering Technologists and Technicians through a professional body in order for them to join the engineering team in this noble task. Institution of Engineering Technologists and Technicians (IET) birthday was on 16th November, 2011 under the Societies Act section 10 through certificate of registration number 35998.
The main objective of the Institution is to promote the advancement of the profession of engineering technology and the science of engineering technology in Kenya.
Engineering is an important and learned profession that requires a high standard of scientific education, together with specialised training, development and experience. Engineering Technologists and Technicians are expected to show the highest standards of honesty, integrity, impartiality and fairness towards all persons connected with their work. They must also be dedicated to the protection of public health, safety and well-being. Professional Engineering Technologists and Technicians must perform to a standard of behaviour that requires utmost adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct that include moral duty and obligation to perform to perfection and satisfaction of the end user.
Management of the Institution
The Council shall consist of eight persons including the Registrar as prescribed in the bye laws.
The corporate members of the Institution will hold elections during the Annual General meeting
after every three years to elect:
- The Chairperson
- The Vice-Chairperson
- The Treasurer
- Organizing Secretary and
- Three members
The aim of the Institution is to:
- Advance the profession of Engineering Technologists and Technicians in Kenya.
- Further and promote education and training and to encourage professional development of Engineering Technologists and Technicians.
- Advance and uphold the dignity and status of the profession by obtaining International recognition through Dublin and Sydney Accords.
- Promote research and encourage the writing and presentation of papers, on matters pertaining to engineering technology.
- Professionally deal with and engage in all matters concerning and relating to the profession.
- Form such branch or branches as may from time to time be deemed necessary within the Republic of Kenya for the benefit of the members.
Our mission is to build an open, flexible and liberalized professional network supported by engineering technology professionals, institutions and companies facilitated by the IET members with global recognition.