The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) UK is the headquarter of the institution.

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) is a global professional membership body for those in the fire sector that seek to increase their knowledge, professional recognition and understanding of fire through a global discourse. With over 100 years of history, the IFE is instrumental in shaping a future world that is safer from fire.

Through its ceaseless betterment and sharing of knowledge, it has led the way in enabling fire professions to become rigorously assessed through a well-established and dynamic system of internationally recognised membership grades and fire-related qualifications. The IFE delivers more than 6,000 exams annually.

Managed for fire professionals by fire professionals, the IFE aims to promote, encourage and improve the science, practice and professionalism of fire engineering, acting as a beacon of established expertise and guiding the way to a fire safe future.

The primary objectives and framework for managing the Institution are set out in our Memorandum, Articles of Association, By-Laws and Standing Orders.

Engaging with your local Branch of the Institution of Fire Engineers supports your continuing professional development by keeping up to date on the latest developments, as well as helping to expand your network of contacts.

All members, guests, and colleagues are welcome to participate in Branch activities. If you are interested in getting more involved and volunteering to support branch activities, please contact the local representative – your support is invaluable.