Becoming a Technical Member (TechCIOB)


Our Technical Member grade (TechCIOB) may be for you if you have a level 4 (for example, NVQ4, BTEC) construction related qualification and three years of experience working in a technical role within construction or a level 3 construction-related qualification and five years of experience working in a technical role. From Building Control Technicians and Site Supervisors, to BIM Technicians and off-site manufacturing roles, CIOB Technical Membership helps empower and highlight your skillset.

The Application Process

Your first step to Technical Membership (TechCIOB) is completing your eligibility form. You will then be given access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to support achieving your Technical Member Grade, which includes workshop videos, guidance, and your final application form.

When your form is complete, it is uploaded to the VLE, along with any supporting documents. You can expect the process to take around 6 to 8 weeks after receipt of your application and payment. It may take longer if any documents or information is missing from your submission. 

We may contact you if we need clarification about any aspect of your application. Otherwise, we will contact you to tell you the result of your assessment. 


Please check our Fees page for the most current information about Technical Member assessment and subscription fees.



Benefits of Technical Member (TechCIOB) include access to over 500 events each year, free CPD resources from the CIOB Academy and access to our Library Information Service. In addition, Technical Membership also provides opportunities for career progression, promotion and higher salaries. 

Ready to Apply?

Please use the Apply Now button on the right to go to the Members' Portal, where you can find the Eligibility Form. If you have not yet signed up to the Members' Portal, you will first be asked to Register, before being directed to the form.