About the IAEA

Founded in 1932, Membership of the IAEA is determined by a combination of experience and qualifications. In addition to complying with the Institute's examination and training requirements, it is necessary for candidates applying for admission as members to have had at least two years' experience in a responsible position in the profession.

The Institute of Automotive Engineer Assessors represents more than 1,400 automotive engineer assessors who are responsible for a range of activities such as:

  • Vehicle damage assessment
  • Accident reconstruction
  • Mechanical failures
  • Vehicle fire investigations
  • Electrical failures
  • Expert witness
  • Repairer assessment
  • Car fleet surveys
  • Conciliation and arbitration

Member of the FIEA.

The FIEA is an international association of automobile experts, composed of legally formed automobile experts groups without recognised national status and exceptionally of individual experts.

IAEA status

The Institute is a Professional Affiliate of the Engineering Council, has Learned Society status and is a registered Charity (No 273452)

Code of conduct

IAEA assessors are required to adhere to the Institute's strict code of conduct and have a responsibility to maintain Continuing Professional Development to ensure that they are aware of the latest developments in vehicle construction and technology and motor insurance contracts and legislation. The code of conduct may be found here.

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