The SOE is a registered charity and prides itself on the personal support provided to members. Read more about our charitable aims and objectives.
We promote safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable operations engineering to benefit the community at large and our members.
The Society's IRTE Professional Sector pioneered and operates the irtec licensing scheme, a renewable voluntary testing and assessment scheme that certify the theoretical and practical skills of heavy goods and light commercial vehicle technicians.
By joining the SOE (Society of Operations Engineers) you will have access to continuous professional development and support throughout your career. We provide you with a definitive recognition of status and achievement.
At SOE we already represent more than 16,000 engineers and companies across three Professional Sectors:
We offer our members a number of key benefits to optimise their career path.
SOE is a Licensed Member of Engineering Council and can nominate members for Engineering Council registration at the following levels:
SOE members obtain post-nominal letters, receive regular industry-leading magazines and gain exclusive access to members-only content on the SOE website. Members also receive invitations to technical events and seminars as well as many other membership benefits.