There are six classes of membership: (1) Student Member (2) Affiliate (3) Associate Member (4) Graduate member (5) Corporate Member (6) Fellow
The pre-requisite for admission into any of these classes are as follows:
An applicant for student membership shall be a registered student who is pursuing a course leading to a National/High National Diploma, Bachelor's degree or their equivalent in Chemical Engineering in an approved institution.
An applicant for Affiliate membership shall be holders of HND, B.Sc or their equivalent in Sciences or Engineering other than Chemical Engineering and must have working experience in Chemical Engineering related fields.
An applicant for associate membership shall hold Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in Chemical Engineering. He shall at the time of the application have received or be receiving suitable practical training in Chemical Engineering.
An applicant for graduate membership shall hold Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Chemical Engineering. He shall at the time of the application have received or be receiving suitable practical training in Chemical Engineering.
Admission into the class of corporate membership shall be by direct application or by transfer from graduate or associate membership. Any person applying for admission into corporate membership shall satisfy the following conditions:
The training report must contain a summary of the applicant's academic and industrial training and his experience in Process Plant Fabrication and Materials Construction, Process Plant Development, Process and Plant Design, Process Plant Operation, Safety, Plant Costing and Economics, Chemical Engineering Equipment Handling/Marketing/Sales and Administration. The report must be certified by the applicant's supervisor.
Admission into the class of Fellow shall be by transfer from corporate membership. The transfer shall be effected in either of two ways:
A member wishing to transfer to Fellow shall fulfill the following conditions:
A qualified Chemical Engineer may be invited by the Council to become a Fellow of the Society if he has had not less than 20 years experience in the practice of Chemical Engineering. In addition to this, he shall have met one or all of the following conditions:
The Council may at its discretion confer Honorary Fellowship of the Society on distinguished persons who by their positions have made significant contributions to Chemical Engineering practice. Such persons may not necessarily be Chemical Engineers.