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I have an NVQ

Shorter application for Chartered Membership

A Pearson Edexcel Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management or Built Environment Design and Consultancy Practice puts you on the fast track to becoming Chartered. You can apply for MCIOB immediately, and, as your NVQ is proof of professional competency, your Professional Review will be shorter than normal. You only need to complete a short paper focusing on your ethics and professional judgement. 

Other NVQ or vocational qualifications

Holders of other Level 7 NVQ Diplomas are also eligible to apply for the Professional Review right away, but will need to submit a full length "Industry" Professional Review paper. 

If you have lower level vocational qualifications, or certificates from other providers such as Scottish Vocational Qualifications or qualifications awarded by Edexcel, call or email, and we can advise you on the best route.


CSkills Awards have taken the decision to withdraw from a recognition agreement with the CIOB.  As a result the CIOB will no longer recognise any NVQ diplomas or other awards conferred by CSkills Awards. Holders of NVQ diplomas or other awards conferred by CSkills Awards have until 1 September 2017 to apply for CIOB membership.  

Contact us to discuss the NVQ route to Chartered membership or for further advice on joining:



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