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I have an NVQ

Shorter application for Chartered Membership

Holding a Level 7 NVQ in Construction Senior Management or Built Environment Design and Consultancy Practice puts you on course to becoming a Chartered Member via the NVQ route for Chartered Membership. Holding the equivalent Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), SVQ in Construction Senior Management at SCQF Level 11 or SVQ in Built Environment Design and Consultancy Practice at SCQF Level 11, will also allow you to use this application track. You can apply for Chartered Membership immediately, and, as your NVQ7 or SVQ Level 11 is proof of your professional competency, your Professional Review application will be shorter than the Industry route. You only need to complete a short paper focusing on your ethics and professional judgement.

Holders of a Level 6 NVQ or SVQ Level 9 will provide academic eligibility to undertake the full Industry Professional Review.

If you have a Level 5 NVQ/SVQ Level 7/6 or below, you may want to consider our Chartered Membership Programme (CMP) – click here for more information.

You must join the CIOB as a Non-Chartered Member (Applicant) before you can proceed to the Professional Review. Apply online now by clicking Join Now.

Please Note: From January 2020, candidates applying for the NVQ route via the Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management/SVQ in Construction Senior Management at SCQF Level 11 must meet the following requirements:

1. Have completed the NVQ/SVQ within the last 3 years
2. Be able to demonstrate that their assessor was a current Chartered Member or Fellow of the CIOB

Candidates unable to meet these requirements may still access Chartered Membership through the full Professional Review.

Other NVQ or vocational qualifications

The CIOB recognises NVQs awarded by Pearson, ProQual, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and NOCN.


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