As a professional, inclusive, collaborative and progressive membership organisation, CIHT welcomes members from every part of the Highways & Transportation sector.
Let us support you and answer your questions.
CIHT provides you with a platform and range of benefits to connect, develop your expertise and make a vital contribution to the sector.
Benefits include the ability to:
Stand out from the crowd – This professional status demonstrates the skills you’ve gained and guarantees your commitment to maintaining and developing your competence. By joining an organisation that is recognised globally it shows that you are serious about the industry and enhances the perception of you with employers worldwide.
Drive performance, achieve targets and deliver solutions – Get access to the essential news, key trends, insights research materials and technical information that will develop your performance, get buy-in from colleagues and enable you to contribute more to the success of your employer.
Ongoing skills development to get the answers you need and help you climb the career ladder – We can help you build your CPD and ensure you have the relevant skills and knowledge to further your career. Broaden your knowledge and access latest best practice by attending a wide range of CIHT events and accessing the latest thought leadership online
Access to senior networks – 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.
Save money – Discounts on events plus CIHT Options enables you to get discounts on lifestyle, recreation, business products and services and much more
Being an Associate Member of CIHT (AMCIHT) brings many benefits, such as access to CIHT events of interest and relevance to my role in the industry, weekly email newsletters. I always find Transportation Professional magazine a great source of information as to what is happening in the industry. In addition to this, I have access to a fantastic members' benefits discount area - CIHT Options - and have saved a lot of money using this service. I would definitely recommend anyone in the transport industry to become a member of CIHT.
Susan Fletcher, Skills & Inclusion Manager, BAM Nuttall
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
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
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
To ensure the online application process is as efficient as possible you will be asked to provide the following supporting evidence as part of your application:
The proposer and seconder should be Associates, Members or Fellows of CIHT or a recognised professional body in a related sector.
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 are applying for Associate, Member or Fellow grade then you must have a Proposer and a Seconder to sign your application form.
The Proposer and Seconder must be Members or Fellows of CIHT or another recognised professional body. If you are resident overseas, your Proposer and Seconder can be members of an equivalent professional body in the country in which you reside.
For example, in the UK, recognised professional bodies include:
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Chartered Institute of Management
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Institution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Structural Engineers
Institute of Highway Engineers
Royal Town Planning Society
International professional bodies include:
Hong Kong Institution of Engineering
Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand
PLEASE NOTE: If you require any help on finding a proposer or seconder, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at email@example.com or complete the enquiry form.
Please NOTE: If you are web registered with MyCIHT then ensure you are logged in. This will mean that a large part of the application process has already been completed.Apply today
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