Designated Structural Engineer (Struct.Eng.)

The Struct.Eng. designation is a special designation given to professional engineers who meet the requirements to create and manage the designs of a building’s primary structural system. The Designated Structural Engineer registration and licensing are administered by Engineers & Geoscientists BC; the information displayed on this page is purely for the convenience of SEABC members.

Struct.Eng. Requirements and Exam Dates

For information on when the Struct.Eng. designation is required, how to apply, and exam dates, please refer to the Engineers and Geoscientists BC website.

Exam Preparation Guidance  

The institution of Structural Engineers’ Chartered Membership Examination forms one half of the Professional Review process required for election to Chartered Membership (MIStructE).

The Examination task you with demonstrating the validity of your training and experience. Examiners must be satisfied that you have conveyed an understanding of structural engineering principles, an ability to initiate and communicate structural design and provide an effective solution to a structural design problem. 

Please refer to the Exam Preparation Guidance document.

Recent IStructE Exams and Examiner’s Reports

Completing the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) chartered membership examination is one of the avenues to obtaining Struct.Eng. status. Below is an archive of past exams and examiner’s reports.

Date Exam Examiner’s Report
January 2024 Exam
July 2023 Exam Report
February 2023 Exam Report
September 2022 Exam Report
March 2022 Exam  
September 2021 Exam Report
April 2021 Exam Report
September 2020 Exam Report
January 2020 Exam Report
July 2019 Exam Report
January 2019 Exam Report
January 2018 Exam Report
July 2017 Exam Report
January 2017 Exam Report
July 2016 Exam Report
January 2016 Exam Report
July 2015 Exam Report
January 2015 Exam Report

Archived Exams and Examiner’s Reports

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
1994 1993 1992 1991 1990

Archived Possible Solutions

2006 to 2010 (50 MB)      

IStructE Associate and Chartered Member Examinations

The Structural Engineer, January 2003 edition, ran an article on Associate Member (A-M) and Chartered Member (CM) Examinations.

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