Take your quality career to the next level by becoming a member of the CQI or an IRCA Certificated Auditor.

The CQI and its IRCA division offer a range of membership options to suit quality and audit professionals with all kinds of needs, specialisms and levels of experience. Choose the option that's right for you.

Join the CQI

Quality management is a broad discipline and membership of the CQI caters for both individuals who have wide-ranging roles, and those that may specialise in aspects ranging from business improvement to audit and customer insight.

The CQI is the only professional body able to award Chartered status to those whose job it is to deliver excellence in organisations.

The CQI offers five grades of membership tailored to the needs of quality professionals of all kinds, at all stages in their careers. We provide a structured pathway to help you to get the most from your career in quality.


Auditors provide organisations with essential assurance that their systems are working effectively. IRCA is the leading professional body for management systems auditors.

Our structured membership pathway helps you to select the right certification grade and scheme.