Before applying to become an AIRAH Registered Professional Engineer (ARPEng), please make sure the following applies:
I have read and understand what ARPEng is.
I work in the Mechanical Engineer – HVAC&R discipline.
I am an AIRAH member and I can meet the requirements of the ARPEng Proof of Identity and Qualifications Requirements.
I meet the eligibility requirements.
I am aware of the application process.
I I have the necessary work experience.
I have completed my detailed resumé, showing work experience, competence and commitment; and I can confirm my commitment to AIRAH’s Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct

To access AIRAH’s resumé template, please click here. To download the ARPEng Resume Guidelines, click here.
I have downloaded the ARPEng Guidelines for assistance with my application.
I can provide certified qualifications showing evidence of my education and work experience.
I have undertaken 150 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) over the past three years, and I have recorded details using the CPD Record template.
I can provide the names, contact information and details of two professional referees who meet the eligibility requirements.
I have read the AIRAH Membership and AIRAH Registered Professional Engineer By-Laws and understand my responsibilities as an ARPEng.
I have downloaded and read through the other available resources.
I have read through the frequently asked questions.
I have ensured all my documents are scanned and ready for uploading as PDF documents and that they are under 10MB in size.
I have obtained my 100-point identification check and confirmed my personal details are correct in "My account".
I understand the ARPEng accreditation lasts for three years, contingent on ongoing CPD activity.

Thank you for your interest in attaining an ARPEng certification. We look forward to working with you throughout your career as a Mechanical Engineer – HVAC&R professional.

For additional information on the ARPEng accreditation process, you can also contact AIRAH’s national office at