As a member of the Southern Joint Branch you can:

  • Benefit from personal and professional development opportunities at Branch events.
  • Get career advice and support from the experiences of other Southern Joint Branch members.
  • Keep up to date with the marine industry through networking and attending technical meetings.
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Early Careers Professionals

For those in the first five to ten years of their careers

The Southern Joint Branch provides support to Branch members in their early stages of their careers; both through the main Branch technical and social events and through tailored events. These include careers events, networking events and technical events.

Events will be publicised on the main events page and on LinkedIn.

Both RINA and IMarEST provide support for early career professionals and the links are below.

RINA

IMarEST

Initial Professional Development

Initial Professional Development

Southern Joint Branch technical lectures are eligible for IPD and certificates are provided on request. It is the responsibility of branch members to ensure that they provide clear names and email addresses in order to receive a certificate.

More information on IPD can be found at the following links:

RINA

IMarEST

Professional Review Interviews

Working towards Professional Registration?

Professional Review Interviews are required in order to achieve professional registration, i.e. CEng, CMarEng, IEng, IMarEng, EngTech, EngMarTech, CSci, CMarSci, MarTech, RMarTech, CMarTech & RMarSci. Interviews are held by the Southern Joint Branch however they are arranged by our parent organisations. Any questions regarding the scheduling of PRIs should be directed towards either RINA or IMarEST as applicable.

For more information on the Professional Review Interview, please see below:

RINA

IMarEST

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development

Both RINA and IMarEST require that members take all reasonable steps to maintain and develop their professional competence and knowledge. The Southern Joint Branch’s technical lectures are eligible for CPD however the responsibility for demonstrating CPD lies with the individual. This means that although certificates are provided to those attending lectures, if the name and contact details of an individual are not clearly provided then a certificate will not be issued.

For more information on CPD, please see below:

RINA

IMarEST