Faculties are an important development by the Institute, which aim to create centres of excellence in specific fields of expertise and to enhance support for faculty members working in that sector.
Objectives of faculties
Broadly, the role of faculties encompasses:
- Promoting best practice in the relevant specialized fields, with the aim of helping to raise industry standards.
- Providing facilities, services and support (e.g., continuing professional education, technical information and publications), to assist faculty members in carrying out their work in the specialized field.
- Acting as the professional and public interest voice of the Institute, and of the relevant industry sector generally, in specialized fields, and maintaining and strengthening the reputation and standing of the Institute and the relevant industry sector.
Currently, the Institute has established the following faculties: