Associate Member (AMCIHT)

As a professional, inclusive, collaborative and progressive membership organisation, CIHT welcomes members from every part of the Highways & Transportation sector.

Whether you’re starting your journey in the sector, or looking for industry knowledge and insight, associate membership can raise your awareness of current issues, ideas and training, and give you the support you need.

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Who can apply?

You can apply for Associate membership if you:

  • Have less than three years’ experience in the industry OR
  • Work in the sector in an aligned professional role 

When you’re an Associate Member, you can use the designation AMCIHT after your name.
You can make professional connections, expand your learning and career opportunities, plus save on events, courses and more. Take a look at some of the key benefits for Associate Members.

How much will it cost?

Membership fees are adjusted depending on when you join in the year. For any queries, please contact e: or complete the enquiry form

What you need before you apply

You will be asked to provide the following supporting evidence as part of your application:
•    Details of a proposer and a seconder including the professional body they belong to, their position and company as well as their contact details.

The proposer and seconder should be members of CIHT or a recognised professional body.
Your proposer and seconder must have consented for CIHT to contact them about your application. By providing us with their details you have provided consent for us to contact them about your application.

If you require any help with any of the supporting evidence, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at 

Have you checked your eligibility?
Have you read what you need before applying?
If yes to both questions and you think you are ready to apply.
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Membership benefits


Benefits of becoming an Associate Member

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

Become part of a relevant professional community
Maximise your connections online in our LinkedIn groups and face-to-face with attendance at regional and national events where you can meet with peers and key industry professionals including leaders in business and government.

Access to 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

Access technical content and information
Transportation Professional (our exclusive members’ magazine) provides in-depth insight into the issues at the forefront of highways and transportation practice and the innovative solutions the industry is taking to tackle them.

Explore a wealth of leading-edge resources to support you in your work and studies, including research updates, policies, factsheets, podcasts and blogs

As an Associate member, you will have access to our accredited CIHT e-learning course, An introduction to highways and transportation. This course aims to fill knowledge gaps, providing a comprehensive understanding of the highways and transportation industry. It explains and maps the transportation infrastructure sector, who works in it, what they do, and how they engage with one another.

Learn from anywhere on demand
CIHT Learn is an online learning platform that supports the delivery of cutting-edge learning training that is available anytime, anywhere and on any device.
It makes it easier than ever for you to make professional development a day-to-day, career-long priority to increase the impact and effectiveness you have in your role. Self-assessment, learning plans and learning reflection tools are built into the hub, helping you to plan your career path and reach your potential.

Progress your career
Keeping up to date with your own professional development and staying ahead with current practice is important for all professionals in the sector. We provide CIHT members with a wide selection of free or member-only pricing for our CIHT events, digital courses and other training.  We hold regular webinars, offer guidance and provide valuable professional development content from industry experts.

Shape the future of the sector
As a member, you have a voice in how your Institution is run – through voting at annual general meetings, extraordinary general meetings, and Elections, standing for elected positions and committee membership.

Save money
Discounts on events plus CIHT Options enables you to get discounts on lifestyle, recreation, business products and services and much more

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

Get noticed
Download your digital badge on to your socials to demonstrate alignment to CIHT 

Find out more about what CIHT can offer you

What our members say

CIHT fulfills these responsibilities by providing authoritative, independent, professional advice to government and transport stakeholders. It ensures members have access to current skills and good practice and provides qualifications to underpin the standards of the profession.

Ben Chimes, Senior Transport Planner, HaskoningDHV UK Ltd

Regular engagement and communication. CIHT is always responsive to my queries on membership and professional qualification. CIHT works tirelessly to promote our profession and industry. It provides a platform for us to share knowledge, innovation and research, and they are doing excellent work to promote STEM careers to young people. We regularly use the STEM toolkit which CIHT developed for events.

Kit Tang, Associate Director, AECOM

By becoming Chartered through the CIHT I feel that my professional knowledge and experience in a specialist field has been recognised and can be demonstrated to clients.

Rachael Walker, Associate Transport Modeller, Pell Frischmann 



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If you have previously had a CIHT account, please log in with the email address we have for you. If you no longer have access to this email account, contact: 

All Members need to be committed to their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and comply with our Code of Conduct.

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Help and support

If you wish to contact us, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at or make an enquiry.

Thinking about becoming a member? Here are the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.



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