Chartered Membership Programme

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6 month course
CIOB is the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership, and membership is recognised around the globe. Completing the Chartered Membership Programme is your stepping stone to becoming MCIOB.
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Michael Hammond
Dr. Hammond FCIOB started his career as a plumber before moving on to train as a quantity surveyor, working with a number of large consultancies including Turner and Townsend. In the early 1990s, he moved into education, working initially at Wigan and Leigh College before moving to Dudley College, where he became head of construction. In 2005, he moved to SummitSkills Ltd the Sector Skills Council for the Building Services Engineering Sector as Head of Research. Dr. Hammond has published a book on Skills Policy in the UK and a number of academic papers. In addition, he has also published numerous reports for Government Departments, Devolved Government, and numerous agencies around the UK Currently Mike is Director of his own Research and Education Company, offering bespoke research and educational services to public and private sector clients. Mike is also currently an examiner for the CIOB on the Chartered Management Programme.


Our programme focuses on developing your skills in planning and scheduling construction projects. As well as your ability to deal with legal framework around health and safety. The factors that affect the costs of construction projects and how it is procured.

Delegates will also develop the understanding of concepts in ground engineering techniques and substructure technology. All together you will gain both the required technical skills and a complete understanding of the membership process so that you can approach your application with confidence.

**This course qualifies for a CITB grant, for further information, please contact CITB directly. **

To enrol:

Please send your CV to and our Trainers will determine if you are eligible for the course.


The next available start date for this course is: 

2nd March 2023

22nd June 2023

8th November 2023

The cost of the course is £1,295 + VAT. Please contact to take up this offer. Note that you need to do the exam if you want to progress through to membership. The joint registration/exam fee is £424.00 payable to the CIOB needs to be paid 8 weeks prior to the exam taking place. An Open Book exam means you can work at home using all available resources.

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**This course qualifies for a CITB grant of up to £600, for further information, please contact CITB directly.**


At the end of your course you will be able to:

  • Understand the law in relation to the construction industry
  • Effectively administer construction contracts and disputes
  • Manage the procurement process and commercial risks
  • Apply the relevant legislation and standards to ensure health and safety on site
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sustainable construction and its application
  • Analyse the design structures and detail the different design solutions
  • Manage time, resources and people on all types of project



This course is specifically for progression to MCIOB upon successfully completing Professional Review. Candidates must have at least one of the following to start the course:

  • Five years’ experience in a construction management role
  • Completion of a Level 4 Site Management qualification
  • Technical qualifications such as HNC or HND.

A wide range of other technical and specialist professionals working in the construction industry can also be considered.


The Programme is made up of 4 modules designed to give you the specialist knowledge and skills required to manage construction projects effectively alongside professional review advice and preparation.


Module 1 – Business Construction Environmental 

Module 2 – Health, Safety and welfare

Module 3 – Construction Technology

Module 4 – Management

Final Step – Professional Review Preparation


Course Delivery

  • Accessing the live webinar sessions during the course require delegates to register using teams


Module 1 – Business Construction Environmental

  • Critically evaluate the impact of legislation that falls within the responsibility of the construction manager
  • Appraise environmental concepts and how they apply to organisational strategy and policy formation
  • Evaluate and apply different performance management techniques within the construction industry
  • Review and apply aspects of social responsibility and professional obligations in a construction context

Module 2 – Health, Safety and welfare

  • Apply the legal framework which underpins health and safety in construction.
  • Reflect on the manager’s role in promoting and enhancing the health safety and well-being of stakeholders
  • Apply principles of risk management to enhance Health, Safety & Welfare on construction projects
  • Critically evaluate and deliver appropriate/enhanced H&S practice & procedures to projects

Module 3 – Construction Technology

  • Apply concepts in ground engineering techniques and substructure technology
  • Critically evaluate the design and operation of a building’s superstructure
  • Examine and apply the principles of the installation of building services
  • Analyse the value of integrating off-site fabrication into a construction project

Module 4 – Management

  • Analyse and solve problems related to the construction process
  • Critically evaluate how construction works are procured
  • Appraise the management of resources used on projects
  • Apply appropriate project planning and scheduling tools for construction projects
  • Appraise and evaluate the financial management of construction projects

Final Step – Professional Review Preparation

  • Following completion of the four modules, our tutors will provide a live session on the professional review process
  • How to prepare and common pitfalls to avoid in your application


At the end of the course there is a written Open Book Exam, based upon a project scenario and site drawings set by CIOB.  The exam is issued to all candidates on a day in June or November via our online academy.  Candidates will have 10 days to submit their answers. Upon successful completion of the course delegates will be able to apply for Professional Review which is the final step before obtaining MCIOB.

Successful completion of the assessment gives a Certificate of Attainment for your CPD record, and provides the academic recognition needed to undertake your professional review and apply for MCIOB.

The Professional Review

Once delegates have completed our Chartered Membership programme, you can progress to the Professional Review application. This is an assessment of your occupational and management competence and the final stage of gaining your Chartered membership.

At that time, your tutors will provide a live session on the professional review process, how to prepare and common pitfalls to avoid in your application.


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