Professional registration

Professional registration is an important milestone for any technician. It establishes your proven knowledge, understanding and competence.

Awarded by licensed bodies, professional registration is based on knowledge, competence and commitment to professionalism. Registration is valid throughout your career and allows you to continually update your new skills and knowledge.

What are the benefits?

  • recognition as a professional in your field
  • improved self-motivation, career opportunities and salary prospects
  • greater influence within your organisation and industry
  • confirmation that you are highly competent in your field
  • connecting you with innovative, influential and inspirational people
  • international recognition of your qualifications

Looking for support?

Completing professional registers isn't always an easy task, especially when considering what evidence and examples to provide. If you would like help with your application, we can support you. 

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Types of professional registration

Support with your application

We offer two professional registration CPD activities to help you complete the Science Council’s professional registration applications:

Professional bodies

A professional body is a non-profit organisation which furthers a particular profession or sector, many of which support or offer professional registration.