Reasons to become a member

Why do brands like Arup, Aecom, Jacobs, Bouygues, Vinci plus government organisations, sub-national transport bodies, public sector bodies AND thousands of professionals and business owners become members with CIHT?

Do you want to;

  • Enhance the perception of yourself in the sector with post nominals
  • Further your career and increase your earning potential with our professional development framework, supported learning and mentoring scheme
  • Get better results at every stage of your career
  • Get the information you need while people are looking at you for answers
  • Be inspired and keep up to date with all the latest changes, best practice and innovation in the industry
  • Access the essential knowledge and qualifications to enhance your value in the marketplace and take the first step towards Chartered status the peak of the profession
  • Make connections that you will value for the rest of your career and uncover opportunities that will grow you and your organisation
  • Be part of our community and shape the future of the sector

Then you have found the answer: CIHT Membership.

Want even more, find out below how CIHT can add value, inspire, inform and develop your career.

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Do you realise that becoming a member of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) has never been more relevant? Not only does it show your individual commitment to highways and transportation, but it also aligns you with a respected, chartered professional body.

Becoming a member of CIHT comes with a whole range of exclusive benefits developed to support you across all stages of your career. Featured below are just some of the highlights available.

We are an inclusive, collaborative and progressive membership organisation who value our members and the roles they play. We have membership grades suitable for people from all parts of the highways and transportation sector

Whether you are a student, apprentice, work in the private or public sectors or are a company director, CIHT has a place for you.

   

Don't just take our word for it - See what people just like you are saying about membership

An excellent organisation which supports diverse career development and opportunities on a global platform

Daniel Trump, Jacobs

Excellent institute, great community and high-quality professional events. Clear and supportive route to achieving professional qualifications and members present in all quarters of our industry, at all levels.

Ewan Macnaughton, Tayside Contracts 

CIHT Membership keeps you at the forefront of the profession. Local and national events, articles & emails are communicated to members on a regular basis. Excellent!

Robert James Gillicker, Wakefield Council

   

Join thousands other professionals just like you who are getting ahead with CIHT membership

   

Fellows

  • Enhance your status in the industry and wider business world – Fellow status demonstrates your depth of knowledge, expertise and strategic input. It highlights the continuous long-term business performance you have delivered.
  • Drive performance, strategy and be an example for others to follow – Get access to the essential news, key trends, insights, research materials and technical information that will ensure you are at the forefront of the industry and guarantees that your organisation is moving in the right direction.
  • Ensure that your knowledge remains relevant and dynamic – We can help you build your CPD and give you the answers when everyone is looking to you for results. Improve and broaden your knowledge, access best practice from outside your company, by attending a wide range of CIHT events and uncovering the latest thought leadership online.
  • Shape the future of the industry – Eligible to participate on CIHT Boards, Panels and Committees you can have real influence on the direction of the industry. You also can mentor and inspire the next generation of highways and transportation professionals.

Members & Associates

  • Grow yourself professionally and earn more money - Qualified professionals are hugely valuable fast track your career with access to market leading qualifications
  • 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 organisation.
  • Improve your personal knowledge and skills to advance your career – Get the answers you need and help you climb the career ladder. We can help you build your CPD and give you the answers when everyone is looking to you for results. Broaden your knowledge and access latest best practice by attending a wide range of CIHT events and accessing the latest thought leadership online.

Graduates, Students & Apprentices

  • Get the knowledge to become more effective in your role – Get access to the essential news, key trends, insights research materials and technical information that will enhance your performance, enable you to speak confidently to your peers and contribute more to the success of your employer.
  • Get better results - knowledge hubs and exclusive resources make research easy and get you the right answers
  • Develop your skills to help you climb the career ladder – We can help you build your CPD. Broaden your knowledge and uncover the latest best practice by accessing thought leadership online and attending a wide range of CIHT events.
  • Build connections that you will value throughout your career – Network and meet with other members and key industry professionals including leaders in business and government.

   

Take the next step

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.

   

Fellow

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.

Join now as a Fellow

Member

Ideal for professional development.  For those with a minimum of 3 years’ experience and embarking on a career in the Highways and Transportation sector.

Join now as a Member

Associate

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.

Join now as an Associate

   

Graduate

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.

Join now as a Graduate

Student

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.

Join now as a Student

Apprentice

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

Join now as an Apprentice

   

Help & Support

If you have any questions regarding CIHT Membership, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at membership@ciht.org.uk

    

Want even more?

  • Stand out from the crowd – 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.
  • Network, knowledge share and uncover new opportunities – Make connections you will value for the rest of your career
  • Progress – Membership with CIHT is a key step towards Chartered status the peak of the profession. CIHT can be with you at every step with a structured pathway to career success.
  • Save money – Discounts on events plus CIHT Options enables you to get discounts on lifestyle, recreation, business products and services and much more

  

Get Professional Qualifications & Industry Recognition

  • Obtain relevant professional qualifications through our professional development framework and our supported learning and mentoring scheme, including help via our preferred training providers.

  

Helps with networking . . . to eschange stories, tips, lessons learned . . . the events are really great . . . helps me expand my CPD and knowledge.

Brooke Knight, Transport Planning Apprentice, TFL

Very useful, a lot of information . . . where we are up to date with day to day issues that our relevant to our industry
A good way of knowledge sharing . . . it's always useful to hear what other people are doing and take those examples and best practice forward

Samantha Dyke, Principal Engineer, Traffic Management, Newcastle City Council

Hugely important . . . Provides a wide range of opportunities to network, to undertake CPD events and to follow routes to professional Chartership.

Daniel Tarry, WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff

    

Even More Exclusive Member Resources

Transportation Professional Magazine

Here members can find access to electronic versions of Transportation Professional, the industry's leading journal

  • Latest news
  • Thought leadership
  • Case studies
  • Debate
  • Technical articles
  • and much more

Webinar Library

This is the place to find all of CIHT Webinars.

Whatever your specialism or level of experience, our webinars are designed to broaden your knowledge, develop your career, enable you to access best practice and provide you with a 360 degree view of the latest developments in the sector.

The Work

You can now browse all the shortlisted entries from the CIHT Awards 2020.

See the supporting information, visuals, evidence and more that goes into work that wins for your business.

Be inspired, benchmark your work, identify innovations and see how you can move your organisation forward.

   

Member Resource Area

In depth resources to provide you with the latest information at your fingertips

Technical Articles

Expert insight and guidance on key issues and the latest developments.

  

Take the next step

Fellow

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.

Find out more

Member

Ideal for professional development.  For those with a minimum of 3 years’ experience and embarking on a career in the Highways and Transportation sector.

Find out more

Associate

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.

Find out more

   

Graduate

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.

Find out more

Student

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.

Find out more

Apprentice

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

Find out more

   

Help & Support

If you have any questions regarding CIHT Membership, please get in touch with our Membership team who are ready to help you. Email us at membership@ciht.org.uk

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