Persons applying for this category of registration must already be registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a Professional Engineer or Professional Engineering Technologist in the Civil Engineering discipline.

Applicants must also have some experience in the design and specification of timber roof structures, and have an interest in developing this experience and knowledge.

Successful applicants will be listed as Certified Roof Inspectors once they have completed the Roof Inspection Workshop and reached an agreement to sign off roofs under an ITC-SA Accredited Timber Engineer.

In order to be recognised as an Accredited Timber Engineer, Engineer members must have Professional Indemnity Insurance in place that includes Timber Roof Structures and have signed off at least three Category A roofs under the mentorship of an ITC-SA Accredited Timber Engineer who has been registered with the IT-SA for at least three years.