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About the Test Engineering Society (The Society)
> Key Facts
The Test Engineering Society registered accounts (at start-up) derives from a merger of the Vivit Worldwide, Test Management Forum, Technology Leadership Forum, and Technology Knowledge Base memberships and mailing lists. This start-up membership comprised over 30,000 Test Engineering professionals in over 70 countries.
The Society is registered as a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee in England and Wales (No.
The Society members operate 70 Regional Interest Groups and 22 Technical Specialist Interest Groups.
The the Society was formed in June 2023 by a merger of the Vivit Worldwide organisation and the Test Management Forum and Technology Leadership Forum specialist interest groups in the UK.
What we do
Safeguarding professional standards
The professional registration qualifications
Engineering Technician (EngTech)
Incorporated Engineer (IEng)
Chartered Engineer (CEng)
are awarded by professional institutions under licence from
The the Society intends to establish itself as a Professional Institution, recognised and licensed by the Engineering Council.
Delivering world-class knowledge products and services
We intend to publish technical articles, papers and news bulletins.
Over 90 regional and specialist interest groups exist to stage events (online and location-based) covering the full spectrum of reliable information, industry-leading events and access to expertise across the the Society’s engineering and technology areas.
Providing a professional home for life for engineers and technicians
We offer professional designations of Member (MTES) and Fellow (FTES) of the Test Engineering Society.
We deliver tailored membership packages to professional Test Engineers, relevant to their career stage.
Recognising and promoting excellence
We will establish an awards programme for individual excellence, research and innovation in the Test Engineering sector.
Inspiring the next generation
We intend to raise awareness of the important of Test Engineering in schools and colleges and promote the the Society and test engineering disciplines to a younger audience.