Online course | Architectural Technology Professional Career Development - Session 1 (December)

Course / Workshop 12 pm-1 pm, 6 Dec 2023

The Architectural Technology Professional Career Development course is designed to provide an understanding of CIAT’s professional qualification pathway for prospective Chartered Architectural Technologists.

Following the continued success of the short online course, Architectural Technology Professional Career Development, CIAT is delighted to announce a further offering to those aspiring to become a Chartered Architectural Technologist, MCIAT.

This course includes developing an appreciation of the process and undertaking a critical appraisal of an individual’s knowledge, experience, skills and competency benchmarked against the MCIAT Professional Standards Framework. The content will focus on the following areas:

  • The MCIAT Professional Assessment – Route to qualify as a Chartered Architectural Technologist
  • Stage 2 – Practice Standards - Written holistic submission with supporting evidence
  • Stage 3 – Professional Standards - Professional Assessment Interview
  • Developing communication skills

It will be fully funded by CIAT with 100 places on offer. Places will be assigned on a first come first served basis (subject to meeting the eligibility requirements below).

Entry requirements

  • Candidates should have attained a CIAT Accredited Honours and/or Masters qualification. Other qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Candidates should have at least two years post-graduate professional experience in a role aligned to Architectural Technology.
  • Candidates must be current Associate members or CIAT affiliates.
  • Within a set timeframe as outlined below, candidates will commit to submitting a sample MCIAT Professional Assessment application with supporting evidence. 
  • Be able to source a Chartered built environment professional to act as a Referee.

The course will be delivered online commencing on 6 December 2023 and will be delivered from 12:00-13:00 via MS Teams. It has been designed over three sessions, running on 6 and 13 December, with the final session being held on 10 January 2024, allowing time to develop and submit your MCIAT Professional Assessment by the end of 31 January 2024.

All sessions will be recorded, so should you be unable to attend one session, you can easily catch up.

You can book your place upon ensuring your eligibility by emailing [email protected]  

*This course is intended to prepare you for progression to Chartered Membership of CIAT. On submission of your MCIAT Professional Assessment to the Institute, your suitability for Chartered Architectural Technologist, MCIAT status, will be determined through its formal assessment processes in due course. It is important to note that there is no set deadline to make the formal submission, but a speedy submission is encouraged and this course is delivered independent of the official CIAT qualification process. Moreover, CIAT reserves the right to use this recording for educational purposes to assist other candidates undergoing the qualifying process.