CIAT is one of 25 professional institutions licensed by the Society for the Environment to register individual members as Chartered Environmentalists (CEnv).
About the scheme
The Society for the Environment (SocEnv) is the leading co-ordinating body in environmental matters and is a pre-eminent champion of a sustainable environment, with over 9000 Chartered Environmentalists (CEnv). CIAT is a constituent and licensed body of the Society for the Environment. This means that CIAT has the ability to award the Chartered Environmentalist qualification (CEnv) to its Chartered Members who are able to demonstrate their ability to meet the competences of the Society for the Environment.
To become a Chartered Environmentalist, an applicant must:
- be a Chartered Member, MCIAT;
- have a relevant Master’s level degree or equivalent level of knowledge;
- have sufficient, relevant and responsible practical experience to be able to demonstrate the competences;
- demonstrate underpinning environmental knowledge and an ability to apply it in practice; and
- agree to comply with the Society for the Environment’s Code of Ethics and CPD requirements of CIAT.
For full details on the eligibility criteria and evidence requirements see our Chartered Environmentalist Candidate Guidance Notes.
The application fee to become a Chartered Environmentalist is £200 and the annual subscription is £90, payable from 1 May. The total for the first year is £290 and cheques should be made payable to Architectural Technology Academy (ATA) Ltd.
You may be asked for additional documentary evidence in support of an application; this will be reassessed at no extra cost.
If a candidate is referred at the initial assessment stage, they are eligible to reapply at a later date and the reapplication fee is £50.
The Institute may request a candidate to attend a Professional Review Interview and the fee for this is £50.
For further details see our Candidate Guidance Notes.
Free expert-led webinars to support your journey to CEnv
The Society for the Environment has a selection of webinars that can be watched back for free if you are wondering how achieving CEnv registration can enhance your career, or what skills are required for a succesful application.
How CEnv has helped me and my career #1 features three Chartered Environmentalists exploring the opportunities they have enjoyed as a result of their registration.
Achieving CEnv // The skills required for a successful application sees two experienced assessors of CEnv applications explain how to demonstrate Chartered level skills in your CEnv application.
The Pathway to Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) or Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) sees the Society's Head of Licensing, Registration and Standards, Geoff Atkins detail the process of becoming a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and a Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) in the form of an interview with Engagement Manager, Phil Underwood.
The Value of Professional Registration. Environment Agency and Willmott Dixon Insight sees two employers of environmental professionals (Willmott Dixon and the Environment Agency) look at the value of professional membership and/or registration.