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CSCS approved professional bodies

The following list shows construction related professional bodies with membership processes which have been approved as equivalent to a qualification.

Members of these professional bodies can apply for CSCS cards using their membership as proof of qualification or working towards a qualification.

 

  1. Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Graduate AQP card
Technician, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Chartered Member and Associate PQP card

 

  1. Architects Registration Board

Cards available by membership grade:

Registered Member PQP card

 

  1. Association for Project Management

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Fellow and Member PQP card

 

  1. Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Graduate AQP card
Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Royal Institute of British Architects

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
RIBA Chartered PQP card
RIBA Associate AQP card

 

  1. Institution of Engineering and Technology

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Fellow and Member PQP card

 

  1. The Institution of Structural Engineers

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Member Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Chartered Member, Chartered Fellow, Chartered Associate, Associate Member and Technician Member PQP card
Graduate AQP card

 

  1. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Cards available by membership grade:

Affiliate Trainee card
Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Fellow PQP card
Associate AQP card

 

  1. Chartered institute for Archaeologists

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Associate, Member and Practitioner PQP card

 

  1. Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists

Cards available by membership grade:

Student or Profile Candidate Trainee card
Member and Technician PQP card
Associate AQP card

 

  1. The Geological Society

Cards available by membership grade:

Candidate Fellow Trainee card
Chartered, European and Scientist PQP card
Fellow AQP card

 

  1. Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Chartered Member and Associate PQP card
Graduate and Technician AQP card

 

  1. Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Cards available by membership grade:

Student, Associate and Affiliate Trainee card
Technical, Member and Fellow PQP card
Graduate AQP card

 

  1. Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Practitioner, Full Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Landscape Institute

Cards available by membership grade:

Student, Licentiate and Associate Trainee card
Practitioner, Chartered Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. British Institute of Interior Design

Cards available by membership grade:

Associate AQP card
Specialist and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. International Institute of Risk Management and Safety (IIRSM)

Cards available by membership grade:

Associate Trainee card
Practitioner, Chartered Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Associate AQP card
Technician, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Chartered Association of Building Engineers

Cards available by membership grade:

Student, Technician and Associate Trainee card
Graduate AQP card
Chartered Member, Chartered Building Engineer and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Acoustics

Cards available by membership grade:

Apprentice Apprentice card
Technician, Associate, Member, Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Association for Project Safety

Cards available by membership grade:

Student and Associate Trainee card
Incorporated, Certified and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Clerk of Works and Construction Inspectorate

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Licentiate, Member, Fellow, Life Member, Jubilee Member PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Highway Engineers

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Associate, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT)

Cards available by membership grade:

Affiliates Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Associate, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Chartered Institute of Housing

Cards available by membership grade:

Certified Practitioner Member, Chartered Member and Fellowship Member PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management

Cards available by membership grade:

Associate Trainee card
Member, Certified, Fellow and Honorary Fellow PQP card

 

  1. British Computer Society

Cards available by membership grade:

Student and Associate Trainee card
Apprentice Apprentice card
Professional and Fellowship PQP card

 

  1. Institution of Fire Engineers

Cards available by membership grade:

Associate Trainee card
Technician, Graduate, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institution of Occupational Health and Safety

Cards available by membership grade:

Student, Associate and Technical Trainee card
Chartered Graduate, Chartered Member and Chartered Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Engineers Ireland

Cards available by membership grade:

Trainee Trainee card
Engineer Technician, Associate Engineer, Chartered Member Engineer and Chartered Fellow Engineer PQP card

 

  1. Energy Institute

Cards available by membership grade:

Trainee and Associate Trainee card
Technician, Member, Fellow, Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician, Chartered Energy Manager, Chartered Environmentalist, Chartered Petroleum Engineer PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student and Affiliate Trainee card
Associate, Chartered Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Graduate and Professional Graduate AQP card
Technician, Associate, Practitioner, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Environmental Sciences

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Associate Grade AQP card
Full Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Associate AQP card
Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institution of Engineering Designers (iED)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Graduate AQP card
Incorporated Member, Chartered Member, Fellow, Engineering Technician and Member Manager PQP card

 

  1. Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Associate, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT)

Cards available by membership grade:

Technician Membership PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Roofing (IoR)

Cards available by membership grade:

Affiliate Trainee card
Associate, Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Carpenters (IoC)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student and Affiliate Trainee card
Member and Fellow PQP card

 

  1. Institute of Conservation (Icon)

Cards available by membership grade:

Student Trainee card
Pathway Member Supervisor or Manager card
Accredited Member PQP card