Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists

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We recommend you join as an Associate member

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Do you have an overseas qualification?

If you hold an overseas qualification, please contact the Membership Department with a copy of your qualification and an up to date CV. Please contact membership@ciat.org.uk

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We recommend you join as a profile candidate type A

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You are now eligible to progress to either Technician and/ or Chartered Membership of CIAT

In order to do so, you will need to follow one of the three qualifying processes:

Option 1 - Satisfactorily complete the Architectural Technician Professional and Occupational Performance (POP) Record and become a Professionally Qualified Architectural Technician, TCIAT

Option 2 - Satisfactorily complete the Chartered Architectural Technologist POP Record and pass the Professional Practice Interview
Option 3  -  Satisfactorily complete the Chartered Architectural Technologist Professional Assessment documentation and pass the Professional Assessment Interview.

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We recommend you join as a profile candidate type B

You must formally register your practice with the Institute and provide evidence of Professional Indemnity Insurance and copies of business stationery for approval. The supporting documentation can be requested from membership@ciat.org.uk
 
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We recommend you join as a profile candidate type B

You must formally register your practice with the Institute and provide evidence of Professional Indemnity Insurance and copies of business stationery for approval. The supporting documentation can be requested from membership@ciat.org.uk
 
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If you are studying on any higher or further education programme, part or full-time, designed to lead to a career in Architectural Technology, student membership is free for the duration of your studies.

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If you are self employed as a sole practitioner, principal, partner, director, LLP member or freelancing, offering/providing services directly to clients (whether paid or not) or you are giving guidance or services to friends, family or others, you will need to join as a profile candidate student. Please contact membership@ciat.org.uk for further information.

If you have a recognised qualification within the built environment then you can apply as an Associate member. If you are self employed as a sole practitioner, principal, partner, director, LLP member or freelancing, offering/providing services directly to clients (whether paid or not) or you are giving guidance or services to friends, family or others, you will need to join as a profile candidate.

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If you are self-employed or without a formal qualification or have an unrecognised qualification then you must apply as a profile candidate.
If you are self employed as a sole practitioner, principal, partner, director, LLP member or freelancing, offering/providing services directly to clients (whether paid or not) or you are giving guidance or services to friends, family or others, you will need to join as a profile candidate type B and register your practice by completing a practice profile form for profile candidates.  Please contact membership@ciat.org.uk for further information.

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