Eligibility for licensing in the fields of Civil Engineering – Buildings Department, Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Chemical Engineering shall be awarded to engineers and architects who are registered in the Register in accordance with the internship of 3 years that is defined in the criteria for licensing.
The Law allows recognition of up to two years internship abroad out of the three years, one additional complete year of internship shall be served in Israel.
In professions with reservation of activities – one year of internship should be served in Israel with a recognized instructor (a list of instructors is published on the website), it is recommended to try and become acquainted with the relevant planning laws and gain experience in town planning. In professions without reservation of activities experience of one year in Israel is required in accordance with the registration department.
The applicant for a license must ascertain that he is registered in the requisite department for internship with an employer in the field of the registration, for example: if the applicant is registered in civil engineering in the construction management department, he must prove experience in construction management, plus references, and specify the projects he worked on, his position, in resolution of month and year, signed and approved by the employer.
Internship in architecture procedures
Internship in engineers procedures
- In the fields of architecture and civil engineering – buildings department, the licensing examination should be taken at the end of the 3 years internship procedure. The examination is composed of two parts:
First part: theoretical part – Law and Regulations
Second part: practical part – planning practice
Criteria for Architects Licensing
Criteria for Licensing of Building Engineers
- In the other engineering professions where no reservation of activities has been prescribed in the Law, the engineer will be required to serve a 3 years internship in the field in which he is registered. He is not required to pass an examination at the end of the 3 years internship.