About Us

Overview of the Institution

Founded in 1988, the IFE (Sri Lanka) Branch is a nonprofit making professional body with a rapidly growing membership of over 200, and a global reach that extends through 36 international branches. The IFE upholds professional standards within all public and private fire sectors by offering assessment of knowledge, experience and development and engages with major stakeholders to offer international standards, identify and promote good practice and enhance technical networks island wide. The Institution provides professional recognition for members across a broad spectrum and has achieved recognition from a number of local Authorities.


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.

What can IFE Offer You as a Member?

Academic Qualifications:

  • The opportunity to further your career and achieve higher academic standards by progressing through the range of examinations set by the Institution. Click here
  • The Institution supports the concept and practice of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), believing it to be essential to effective performance as a professional fire engineer.


  • The Institution (UK), in partnership with the Fire Protection Association, produces a monthly journal for all members.
  • The Institution (UK) publishes a number of books and monographs and offers substantial discount on these publications.

Conferences, Seminars and Exhibitions:

Throughout the year the Institution holds a number of conferences and seminars which all members are invited to attend, at preferential rates.

Local Branches:

The Institution has affiliate branches throughout Sri Lanka, meaning that you can network with fellow professionals locally who can provide support and advice.

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