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 is the leading co-ordinating body in environmental matters and is a pre-eminent champion of a sustainable environment, with over 7000 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.

Eligibility criteria

To become a Chartered Environmentalist, an applicant must:

  • be a Chartered Architectural Technologist;
  • 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 Professional Conduct  and CPD requirements of CIAT.

For full details on the eligibility criteria and evidence requirements see our Chartered Environmentalist Candidate Guidance Notes.

Application form and fees

To apply, complete the Chartered Environmentalist application form

The application fee to become a Chartered Environmentalist is £200 and the annual subscription is £90, payable from 1 May each year. The total for the first year is £290.

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.