CIHT Membership for Individuals

Whether you are a student, apprentice, work in the private or public sectors or are a company director, CIHT has a place for you and a commitment to fulfilling your professional development needs throughout your career.

Work in the Highway and Transportation sector and not a CIHT member? Want to expand your network? Want access to a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise? Looking to boost your career and earning potential? Become a CIHT member and set yourself up for career success in 2024!!

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CIHT is a respected, chartered professional body that provides transportation professionals with recognition, support and business insights through access to information, intelligence, training and qualifications needed to accelerate careers and influence the future of the sector.

CIHT is the only organisation to offer the full range of highways and transportation qualifications including Chartered Engineer and, uniquely, Chartered Transport Planning Professional.


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Membership options for everyone in the Highways and Transportation sector

Apprentice Membership

Apprentice membership is available to all apprentices at any level working in highways and transportation

Learn more about Apprentice Membership and apply today


Student Membership

You will be a full- or part-time student with a view to entering the highways and/or transportation-related profession 

Learn more about becoming a Student Member and apply today


Graduate Membership (GradCIHT)

You will have completed your degree (in any subject) and have less than three years’ experience in the sector

Learn more about becoming a Graduate Member (GradCIHT) and apply today


Associate Membership (AMCIHT)

You do not have a degree and will have less than three years’ experience in the industry OR
You work in the sector in an  aligned professional role OR 
You have completed our Highways Supervisor Skills Course

Learn more about Associate Membership (AMCIHT) and apply today


Member (MCIHT)

You will have a minimum of three years of professional industry experience

Learn more about becoming a Member (MCIHT) and apply today


Fellow (FCIHT)

Fellow (FCIHT) is our highest grade of membership. You will have a senior and influential role and have held a position of senior responsibility within the field of highways and/or transportation for at least two years

Learn more about becoming a Fellow (FCIHT) and apply today


For all our members, we provide


  • Access to CIHT Learn – our elearning hub
  • Access to Transportation Professional magazine
  • Access to CIHT Connect
  • CIHT Options 
  • Free or discounted access to CIHT conferences and events


Don't just take our word for it?

CIHT has helped me to connect with other people in the industry, develop my career and win work for clients who credit the chartered member status

Joerg Tonndorf, Arup

It's good to be part of an organisation that supports career progression and personal development within the transport sector. Resources are good, particularly the number of webinars provided during Covid.

Jacky Thomas, West Yorkshire Combined Authority 

The CIHT is a highly respected membership body for those in transport and engineering professions. It provides a wealth of knowledge and experience including CPD opportunities as well as being a mechanism for becoming chartered.

Rachel Rombough, RGP

CIHT provide the support I need in the industry. The quality of the online resources on their website has been most beneficial for me

Damian Francis, Ministry of Public Works 

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Help and support

Got a question? We've got the answer!
Here are some of the questions we're often asked by our Members. If you don't find the answer you're looking for here, give the Membership team a call on ‪+44 020 7336 1555‬‬‬ (Option 1), email us at or complete the enquiry form.


Got a question about CIHT Membership?

Let us support you and answer your questions.

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