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.

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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 that they need to accelerate their 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

Value of CIHT membership

Supercharge your potential by being part of a growing global community of multi-disciplinary professionals developing integrated transport systems that work for all.


Membership options for everyone in the Highways and Transportation sector

Member (MCIHT)

Drive performance, achieve targets and deliver solutions.  For those with a minimum of 3 years’ experience and embarking on a career in the Highways and Transportation sector.

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Fellow (FCIHT)

Fellow (FCIHT) is the highest grade of membership of the Institution.  Enhance your status in the industry and wider business world, shape the future of the industry and much more.

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Graduate Member (GradCIHT)

If you have completed your degree within in the last 18 months and are considering a career in the highways and transportation sector then CIHT is the best place to start your professional journey.

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Student Member

CIHT provides you with a range of benefits to gain the information you need and support you at every step of your studies and future career.

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Apprentice Member

As an apprentice member CIHT provides you with a range of benefits to help you establish and boost your career.

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Associate Member (AMCIHT)

CIHT provides you with a platform and range of benefits to connect, develop your expertise and make a vital contribution to the sector.

EITHER 3 years’ experience in the sector in an aligned professional role such as HR, Business Development or Marketing OR those embarking on a technical career with less than 3 years’ experience in the industry.

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A few of the things you get with a CIHT Membership

CIHT Learn: Access to bitesize eLearning activities and resources to develop the skills and knowledge you need as a professional working in highways and transportation

CIHT Connect: An opportunity to network with members and discuss topics, explore ideas, discover best practice, build connections, develop expertise and find solutions to commonly shared challenges

Transportation Professional magazine: Covers all the latest news, case studies, opinions and insights relevant to your career

News & Updates: Get the essential news and updates to keep you ahead of the competition

CIHT Regions: There are 12 CIHT Regions and Nations, and several in the rest of the world, and each Regional Committee organises regular meetings and seminars. High profile speakers often address these events and they provide a convenient means for gaining continuing professional development (CPD) experience, updating knowledge and networking with colleagues

Webinar Library: Exclusive access to an online resource to get the latest in thought leadership, best practice, insights and inspiration into projects that are changing the shape of your sector

Technical Expertise: Essential technical information that will ensure you are at the forefront of the industry

Mentor Programme: Share your knowledge, skills and experience to help others to achieve their development goals

Request a mentor: CIHT mentoring is available to Members who are currently working towards Engineering Council registration and would like to work with a mentor who has good knowledge of the relevant standard and the process involved in achieving it

The Work: Exclusive to members. A curated resource of case studies created from the shortlisted entries of the CIHT Awards.  Discover the stories behind the work, view the supporting information, visuals, evidence and more that goes into current best practice

Qualifications: Get your experience and competence professionally recognised as a Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Technician or as a Chartered Transport Planning Professional

Exclusive CPD: Ensure that your knowledge remains relevant and dynamic when people are looking to you for the answers

Be part of consultations: Working closely with members and influential stakeholders, CIHT shapes the decisions that affect the sector and society

Your Voice @ CIHT: Get your voice heard at the heart of CIHT and shape the organisation’s future

CIHT Options: An exclusive portfolio containing money-saving discounts and offers, designed to support CIHT members both personally and professionally

Venue Hire: Looking for a cost effective, centrally-located venue to hire in London? Speak to our team today. Discounted rates for CIHT members


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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