The process of joining the CQI is straightforward:
First, select the appropriate membership grade from the options below. Then click the relevant link to be taken to the application form and guidance for that grade.
|Grade||Who Is It For?||Critria||To Apply|
For anyone studying for a CQI qualification
|Current enrolment on a CQI course||This grade is not currently receiving applications|
For any individual considering a career in the field, or with an active interest in quality.
This includes senior managers who are supporting their quality team.
|There are no restrictions on who may join at this grade.||Join today. Click here|
CQI Practitioners actively practice quality as part of their job role, including individuals
who specialise in specific aspects of quality (such as inspection, quality assurance and auditing).
Minimum 2 years of experience.
Minimum 30 hours of formal training.
|To read the guidance and to apply, click here.|
As a CQI Member, the main
focus of your work is quality.
Chartered Quality Professionals can adapt and apply their skills in most situations.
|You must be able to demonstrate your competence against the CQI’s Competency Framework.||To read the guidance and to apply, click here.|
|Fellow||For existing Chartered Members who wish to have their contribution to the profession recognised||Application and interview demonstrating your contribution and impact on the profession||You must be a Chartered Member to apply for this grade|
Not sure which grade is right for you?
The member journey
For more information about the CQI member journey and how your membership experience can change over time, click here.