Barbados Association of Professional Engineers

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The Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE) is a voluntary non-profit organization that was formed in 1964. Its members have generally been responsible for the infrastructural development of Barbados since that time.  Members range from professional engineers to students and represent most of the major engineering disciplines.

BAPE was established to:

  1. Safeguard the professional interest of its members.
  2. Represent the interest of the general public in matters relating to public safety where the practice of engineering is involved.
  3. Advance the engineering profession in Barbados.

An Executive Committee, which is elected by the annual ballot of its membership, is responsible for leading the organisation.  The Secretariat takes care of the daily operations of the organisation.


Membership consists of Honorary Members, Corporate Members, Graduate Members, Student Members and Affiliate members, all bound by the Association’s professional code of ethics.  Click this link for more information about Membership.

Our membership application form can be downloaded from the link below.

BAPE Membership Application Form

Code of Ethics

BAPE members must adhere to a Code of Ethics.  Click this link for ore information about our Code of Ethics.

Continuing Professional Development

BAPE manages a mandatory Continuing Professional Development programme.  Click this link for additional information about this programme.

Professional Registration

The Engineers Registration Board (ERB) is responsible for the registration of Engineers to legally practise in Barbados.  The ERB application form can be downloaded from the following link.

ERB Application Form

Adjudication Service

The often reported delays in the judicial process has prompted BAPE to offer an adjudication service to the public, in order to expedite the resolution of construction and engineering related disputes.  Click on the following link for further information about the Adjudication service.

Adjudication Service

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