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Membership grades

Find the right CIEH membership for you.

We have four membership grades: Affiliate, Associate, Member and Fellow. Compare them below and choose the right level for you.

Interested in Chartered Status? Find out more about becoming a Chartered Practitioner.

Affiliate

Open to everyone, Affiliate membership is ideal if you’re just starting out in environmental health, or simply interested in the field.

£64

Become a member today

Eligibility criteria

None

Benefits

  • Free digital subscription to CIEH's Environmental Health News magazine
  • Career development & volunteering opportunities
  • Free access to our Regional Hubs (for free and low-cost local CPD and networking events)
  • Reduced price tickets to CIEH's outstanding regional events programme
  • Free access to our 5 sector-specific Communities
  • Exclusive professional and lifestyle offers and discounts
  • Free technical resources and forums, via CIEH's member-only area: MyCIEH
  • Our monthly members-only ‘Member Connect’ email, featuring exclusive news and articles
  • £600 off CIEH professional assessments
  • Specialist support for students
  • No CPD requirement
  • Working in relevant roles, at all levels, across the public, private and third sectors.

Associate

As an Associate, you’re on your way to becoming an experienced practitioner with access to our audited CPD scheme.

£165

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Eligibility criteria

You can become an Associate if you have either:

  • Level 3 (or higher) qualification related to environmental health; or
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant practice in an associated role.

Not sure if you qualify? Contact us at membership@cieh.org and we'll let you know if you can access the Associate grade today!

Benefits

  • Everything included in our Affiliate membership, plus:
  • ACIEH designatory letters after your name
  • Up to £200 off our national conferences and events
  • Audited CPD scheme to demonstrate your commitment to the profession, gain points through our courses and events
  • New leadership and career development workshops
  • Free digital & print subscription (UK only) to Environmental Health News, our award-winning monthly magazine
  • Demonstrate your professionalism via our audited CPD scheme (10 hours per year required)
  • Working in relevant roles across the public, private and third sector.

Member

As a Member, you’ll be a leading voice in the community, with the right to vote at Annual Meetings and the opportunity to shape the future of environmental health.

£218

Become a member today

Eligibility criteria

You can become a Full Member if you have either:

Not sure if you qualify? Contact us at membership@cieh.org and we'll let you know if you can access the Member grade today!

Benefits

  • Everything included in our Associate Membership, plus:
  • MCIEH designatory letters after your name
  • Voting rights at the CIEH AGM and in other key decisions affecting CIEH
  • Opportunity to apply for Chartered and Fellowship status
  • Demonstrate your professionalism via our audited CPD scheme (20 hours per year required)

Fellow

Fellow is the highest honour that the Board of Trustees can bestow on a member.

There are two ways to become a CIEH Fellow: election and thesis. Members may be elected if they have at least 10 years' experience and have made a significant contribution to environmental health. To gain Fellowship through a thesis, you need to have at least five years' experience and have submitted (and accepted) a thesis that brings new knowledge to the profession.

£0

Benefits

Everything included in our Member grade, plus:

  • A named Fellow of CIEH
  • FCIEH designatory after your name.

More information

Find out more about applying for CIEH Fellowship:

We will conduct a competency assessment based on our Professional Standards Framework.

MCIEH Experience Route
If you have at least 10 years’ professional experience in a relevant field you can apply for the Member grade regardless of your qualifications.

We will conduct a competency assessment based on our Professional Standards Framework.

The assessment includes a professional discussion with an independent reviewer (by video conference or in person) which will be an opportunity for you to demonstrate your skills and experience.

The cost of the MCIEH Experience Route is £450 for 2018. (This includes your membership fee for 2018.)

Please contact the membership team with your CV or online professional profile if you are interested in this route.

Our membership team

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

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