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CQI and IRCA members are part of a unique global network of nearly 20,000 quality professionals.

Whatever your role, joining the CQI or IRCA will make a real difference to you and your career.

Which membership is right for me?

There are two different forms of membership available:

  • Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)
  • IRCA

To help you decide which membership is right for you, read the brief descriptions below and then follow the link to find out more.

Chartered Quality Institute (CQI)

IRCA – International register of certificated auditors

The Chartered Quality Institute exists to make society better by supporting excellence in, and the widespread adoption of, quality management.

IRCA is the leading professional body for management systems auditors. Due to its global reputation being an IRCA certificated auditor is proven to increase your earning potential.

Who is it for?
Quality management encompasses many job roles and the CQI caters for all quality professionals. Whether you have a wide-ranging remit, or specialise in one particular discipline the CQI can support your professional development.

Who is it for?
If you are an auditor seeking professional recognition and accreditation as well as the benefits of being a part of a globally recognised body.  

Only the CQI offers the opportunity to attain Chartered status, a marker of excellence as a quality professional.

If you are a quality professional looking for a supportive professional body.

Find out more about CQI membership

IRCA certificates 14 different ISO schemes including:

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 22000
Find out more about IRCA membership