Membership Application Conditions

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BEFORE COMPLETING AN APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP, PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING:

1. The address shown on the application will be used for all correspondence unless the applicant requests otherwise.
2. If additional space is needed to list Other Education or Experience, a separate sheet may be attached.
3. Applicants for Member or Associate Member must be proposed and seconded by two Members or Associate Members, who are to sign their names in the appropriate section. The proposers will confirm the details listed by initialing in the space provided. An applicant for Student membership may be both proposed and seconded by a Member or an Associate Member who is to sign in the appropriate section and confirm applicant details by initialing in the appropriate space.
4. Applicants are to ensure that certificate numbers, copies of supporting documents and other details of qualification and experience are included, as fully documented applications are readily processed by Branches and the National Council.
5. The completed application form is to be forwarded to the Branch Secretary for comments and recommendations.
6. After completing the Branch comments the Branch Secretary should email a scanned copy together with any supporting documents (or, alternatively, mail the form and documents) to the CIMarE National Office.
7. All applications will be reviewed and responded to by the National Council Director of Membership. The Institute’s Membership Administration Process, reviewed annually by the National Council, governs the processing of membership applications (“election”) and transfers between classes of membership.

Classes of Membership 

(extract from the CIMarE June 2013 Bylaws)

Member 

Candidates for election or transfer to the class of Member shall be persons who, in the opinion of the Council, are in a position to further the objects and purposes for which the Institute is constituted and shall either: 

  1. hold a Transport Canada issued Certificate of Competency as a First Class Marine Engineer or as a Second Class Marine Engineer, or the equivalent as determined by the Council; or

  2. hold the Royal Canadian Navy Engineering MARE Marine Systems officer Head of Department Qualification, or the equivalent as determined by the Council; or

  3. hold a recognized degree in engineering or naval architecture from an accredited Canadian university or equivalent, and have held for not less than three years a position of responsibility in marine engineering or a related field; or

  4. hold the Royal Canadian Navy Certificate 4 or Certificate 3 for Marine Engineering Technicians, or the equivalent as determined by the Council; or

  5. have held for not less than three years a position of senior professional responsibility in marine engineering or in any branch of the engineering profession which has an application in the design, building or operation of ships or their machinery or contributes in any way to marine technology.

Associate Member 

Candidates for election or transfer to the class of Associate Member shall be persons who, in the opinion of the Council are in a position to further the objects and purposes for which the Institute is constituted and shall either: 

  1. hold a Transport Canada issued Certificate of Competency as a Third Class Marine Engineer or Fourth Class Marine Engineer, or the equivalent as determined by the Council; or

  2. hold the Royal Canadian Navy MARE Marine Systems Officer 44B qualification, or hold a Naval Marine Engineering Technician Certificate 2 or Certificate 1, or equivalents as determined by the Council; or

  3. currently hold or be eligible for a position of responsibility in marine engineering or in the Canadian marine industry contributing to the operation, design, maintenance, supply, and shore support of ships and marine technology; or

  4. be a graduate of a marine related degree or diploma program, who, in the opinion of the Council, has an interest in, and is likely to contribute to, the activities of the Institute.

 

Student


Candidates for election to the class of Student Member shall be persons who, in the opinion of the Council, are likely to have an interest in the Institute and are enrolled or intend to be enrolled in marine engineering, mechanical engineering and technology or naval architecture studies or training. A Student Member shall generally be required to qualify for another class of membership after five years as a Student Member.

 

Corporate Member

 

Corporations, societies, professional associations and other organizations seeking election as a Corporate Member shall have an interest in and support the Institute, and be Canadian entities involved in the marine industry, engineering and technical professional associations, marine engineering education institutions, and government.

Each Corporate Member shall nominate one person to act on behalf of the organization in its business with the Institute and have all the privileges of an individual regular member. Such person shall be eligible for membership in the Institute as a Member or Associate Member.