The Institute of Road Transport Engineers (IRTE) is a professional body dedicated to the road transport industry. They are a part of the Society of Operations Engineers. (SOE)
IRTEC is the Institute of Road Transport Engineers Certificate, which is a range of qualifications so that candidates can demonstrate their professionalism, knowledge and skill to a nationally recognised standard. The candidates are licenced for 5 years, thereby showing up to date training and skills.
It is also suited to candidates who may not have had recent or any formal technical training or apprenticeship, but have accumulated their skills and knowledge in the workshop over years, and who wish to demonstrate their ability by gaining a recognised qualification. It can enhance career prospects too.