The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) is a non-profitable organization in Sri Lanka that has an estimated 12,000 members and 39 international branches that are dedicated to maintaining the highest standard in fire safety and protocol. The IFE is promotes the best practices with regards to public and private sector fires, providing knowledge and advice to enhance Fire Extinction, Fire Prevention and Fire Engineering in Sri Lanka.
Education and Training
There are a number of education and training courses available to qualify as a fire engineer in Sri Lanka. This includes the recognized training directory that has IFE programs for the following:
· Fire alarm
· Fire awareness
· Fire extinguishers
· Fire investigation
· Fire marshal/warden
· Fire protection
· Fire risk assessment
· Fire safety
Engineering Council Registration
The Engineering Council regulates the engineering sector in the United Kingdom. They are the body responsible for approving individuals who are qualified on the Engineering Council’s Register of Engineers. This has the following sections:
· Chartered Engineer
· Incorporated Engineer
· Engineering Technician
The Institution of Fire Engineers acts as a licensed Engineering Council member. This body has the authority to register and approve Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) or Engineering Technicians (EngTech).
To become a registered engineer with the Engineering Council, all applicants must hold membership of the IFE. It is highly advised to research the criteria and requirements in order to successfully obtain the membership of the Engineering Council.