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Chartered Quality Professional – Member (CQP MCQI)

Becoming a Member of the CQI and a Chartered Quality Professional is the gold standard for professionalism in quality, putting you on an equal footing with other chartered professionals. 

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Chartered Quality Professional – Fellow (CQP FCQI)

The prestigious grade of Fellow recognises those who have demonstrated a substantial achievement or contribution to the quality profession.

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Member benefits

The CQI and its IRCA division are the leading global professional bodies for quality and audit professionals. Find out more about the benefits of becoming a CQI member or IRCA certificated auditor.

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Angela Fumpson

“Everyone feels isolated in their job sometimes. It’s good to have conversations with like-minded people”

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William Lord

​“I wanted to be affiliated with an institute that would give me the credentials to say: yes, I am a quality professional. Having the letters after my name is important”

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Antonios Louloudis

​“The biggest benefit of membership is the way the CQI and IRCA enhance the reputation and visibility of the quality and auditing professions”

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Natalie Shoemark-Dyer

​“I want to improve quality’s image among young people. They need a membership organisation that’s flexible, dynamic and moves with the times”

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Affiliate membership is ideal for those who are starting out in their quality career or who work in a related field and have an interest in quality, or for people who wish to join the CQI while working towards higher grades of CQI membership. 

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Become a member

Take the next step in your career, join us today

CQI and IRCA members are part of a unique global network of around 19,000 quality professionals.

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

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Join the CQI

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.

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