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Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE)

The Institution of Fire Engineers New Zealand Branch. An international learned body, was founded in 1918 and incorporated in New Zealand in 1924.


Founded in 1918, the IFE is a non profit making professional body with a rapidly growing membership of over 12,000 and a global reach that extends through 39 international branches.

The New Zealand branch of the IFE and the NZFBI's partnership delivers a range of benefits, including delivering a field days program which allow individuals to log accredited Continual Professional Development hours under the IFE structure, and awarding qualifications with the IFE's Level 2 & 3 Certificate exams.


Our Objectives

To encourage and improve the science and practice of Fire Extinction, Fire Prevention and Fire Engineering and all operations and expedients connected therewith, and to give an impulse to ideas likely to be useful in connection with or in relation to such science and practice to the members of the Institution and to the community at large.

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