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“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”
“The biggest benefit of membership is the way the CQI and IRCA enhance the reputation and visibility of the quality and auditing professions”
“I want to improve quality’s image among young people. They need a membership organisation that’s flexible, dynamic and moves with the times”
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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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.
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.
CQI member benefits
The CQI is committed to promoting the quality profession and helping you do your job better. Here's what CQI members get out of membership.
IRCA member benefits
The CQI is committed to supporting management systems auditors to become certificated through IRCA. This helps them to demonstrate their professional competence.
Student membership is for those studying for an applicable qualification..
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