AMILP Competency Requirements

A1. Review and select appropriate techniques, procedures and methods to undertake tasks

  • Provide evidence that you have the know-how to do the job and are able to go beyond the immediate requirements and use your experience to solve a problem or improve a process. 

A2. Use appropriate scientific, technical or engineering principles

  • Drawing from your direct experience, this might be an explanation, presentation or report, showing how a problem was solved, a piece of equipment was used or created , or how a system or mechanism works. 

B1. Identify problems and apply diagnostic methods to identify causes and achieve satisfactory solutions

  • Show an example of how you have used measurement, monitoring and assessment to identify the source of a problem and record outcomes of implemented solution.

B2. Identify, organise and use resources effectively to complete tasks, with consideration for cost, quality, safety and environmental impact

  • Illustrate how you make decisions about what techniques, material, component, people or plant to use or how to introduce a new method of working.

C1. Work reliably and effectively without close supervision, to appropriate codes of practice

  • Demonstrate where you have had to accept personal responsibility for seeing a process through to completion within agreed targets.
  • Identify and agree your work plan and standards to be achieved.

C2. Accept responsibility for work of self and others

  • Provide evidence of minutes of meetings; site notes and instructions; variation orders; programmes of work; specifications, drawings and reports; appraisals. Voluntary work not associated with your job can contribute evidence of your role within a project and recorded outcomes.

C3. Accept, allocate and supervise technical and other tasks
D1. Use oral, written and electronic methods for the communication in English of technical and other information

  • Provide letters, faxes, reports, drawings, advice, minutes, appraisals, working instructions and other task planning and organising documents – certificated by colleagues, clients, customers or management. Your application itself will be relevant.

D2. Work effectively with colleagues, clients, suppliers and the public

  • Examples of how this has occurred and your role at the time.

E1. Comply with the ILP Code of Conduct

  • The professional review will involve demonstration of, or discussion of, your position on typical ethical challenges and understanding of the ILP code.

E2. Manage and apply safe systems of work

  • Evidence of current safety requirements – examples of good practice adopted in your work; evidence of a formal safety instruction relating to your workplace.

E3. Undertake engineering work making and utilising risk assessments, and observing good practice with regard to the environment

  • Examples of methodical assessment of risk in specific projects.
  • Actions taken to minimise risk to health, safety or the environment.

E4. Carry out continuing professional development, including opportunities for this offered by the ILP, to ensure competence in areas and at the level of future intended practice

  • Demonstrate that you have actively sought to keep yourself up to date e.g. by studying new standards or techniques.
  • Provide evidence of your own past and present CPD activity.
  • Produce a forward looking CPD plan.

E5. exercise responsibilities in an ethical manner