Free student membership is available for individuals that are currently studying towards a fire-related qualification. Student membership requires proof of current study and is limited to a maximum of five years.

Student members receive all the benefits of being an IFE member which gives access to our online CPD Hub where fire engineering learning material is brought together in one convenient place and also our IFE journal, International Fire Professional

Download the Student application form here.

Please return the completed signed application form and evidence of study: via email to

Please take note of the prerequisites listed below:


  1. Currently following a programme of study (evidence must be provided)
  2. Membership at Student grade is allowed for a maximum of five years, after which the individual will be required to apply to transfer to a different grade of IFE membership or to the title of Affiliate (Individual).