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Chartered Status

Join over 1,500 registered Chartered Environmental Health Practitioners.

Interested in gaining Chartered Status? Join over 1,500 accredited Chartered environmental health practitioners today.

Alternatively, take a look at our Membership grades.

Chartered Status

Chartered Status is the highest level of professional achievement, and recognises an individual’s breadth of knowledge and experience. Holders can use the post-nominals 'CEnvH' to formally demonstrate that they have met the required standards.

£159 *One-off application fee.

Eligibility criteria

To gain Chartered Status, you will need:

  • Member grade
  • Either five years’ experience since gaining the EHRB Certificate of Registration OR 10 years’ experience after passing a CIEH accredited degree
  • To demonstrate eight points in the Chartered Status Assessment
  • 60 hours of CPD within the last three years
  • Once Chartered you will be required to complete 30 hours of CPD per year.

Benefits

Everything included in our Member grade, plus:

  • Special designatory letters 'CEnvH' (in addition to 'MCIEH' or 'FCIEH')
  • Chartered Status logo in your email signature, website, business cards and professional correspondence

More information

Find out more about applying for Chartered Status today:


Members who have passed APC or APD

If you have passed our Assessment of Professional Competence or Parts 1 and 2 of the Assessment of Professional Development, please contact the membership team about a fast track application for Chartered Status.

New chartered practitioner programme

The Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner Programme is a two-year, practice-based route to Chartered Status. It is built on the CIEH's Professional Standards.

CIEH Professional Standards Framework

£1150* *One-off application fee. This includes (for both years) registration and induction fees, on-programme monitoring and administration, supporting and guidance materials, assessment and ratification, certification of Chartered Status. Tuition and professional credit fees not included.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • Hold the Member (MCIEH) grade, or Fellowship
  • Be practising in an environmental health setting
  • Have a statement of employer support

Our vision

The programme will develop highly competent and professional practitioners equipped to protect the health and wellbeing of people and communities.

Benefits

Employer-led

  • Enables candidates to apply learning in the workplace
  • Enables employers to collaborate in learning delivery and develop their workforce
  • Co-development of a workplace project ensures a meaningful and purposeful outcome for practitioner and employer.

Highly personalised

  • Practitioner choice ensures a meaningful experience
  • Offers a broad range of opportunities across all technical, functional and professional competencies
  • Ensures relevance within different employment settings and roles and for those with differing starting points, interests and development needs.

How to apply

Please read the full programme specification before applying.

The September 2019 cohort of the Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner Programme will start on Wednesday 25 September 2019. Applications are due by Thursday 12 September 2019.

Chartered Practitioner Conversion Route

This route is for those holding the EHRB Certification of Registration who have less than five years' practice post registration as of December 2019.

The chartered practitioner conversion route is a one-year programme enabling practitioners to achieve chartered status through the completion of specific elements of the full programme. For a more comprehensive explanation of what you will undertake on the Chartered Practitioner Conversion Route, please refer to the guidance documents at the bottom of this section.

£480* *This includes registration fees, on-programme monitoring and administration, supporting and guidance materials, assessment and ratification, and certification of Chartered Status.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • Have EHRB Certificate of Registration (EHRB CoR) with less than 5 years' practice post registration as of December 2019
  • Hold the Member (MCIEH) grade, or Fellowship
  • Be currently practicing in an environmental health setting
  • Be able to provide a statement of employer support

Benefits

  • Comparable to the 2-year chartered programme the conversion route is employer-led, enabling practitioners to apply their learning in the workplace.
  • The workplace project remains a key part of the conversion route, and co-development of a workplace project ensures that this programme is meaningful for both practitioner and employer.

How to apply

For further information on the conversion route please read the guidance documents below before applying.

Enrolment for the September 2019 cohort is open now. The programme commences on Wednesday 25 September 2019. Applications are due by Thursday 12 September 2019.

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Get in touch and give the team a call on +44 (0)20 7827 5800

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