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Benefits of membership

Knowledge Services »

CII Knowledge Services give you access to detailed technical and commercial information on every possible topic. Fully searchable, so you can read thousands of articles, regulatory updates and papers, order books, borrow from the physical library, view webinars and download e-books and podcasts on the subjects you need.

Discounted Qualifications »

CII members qualify for substantial discounts on CII exams and qualifications training.  Membership can pay for itself.

Simply check the member cost against the non-member cost when researching your units.

A truly national network »

More connections mean more possibilities.  Through formal connections or less formally online, you can use the power of the network to your advantage.

58 local institutes covering the whole of the UK, and the global network of affiliated institutes means you can access CPD training and networking events in areas that suit you, whether at home or travelling.  

  • Ongoing professional support
  • CPD training in general and specialist subjects
  • Networking and support from other local members
  • CPD plans and support
  • Seminars and networking events
  • Career and professional guidance

The Journal »

The Journal keeps CII members in touch with topical industry issues, local, national and international institute activities, CII Group activities and also serves as a practical aid to a member's professional development.

The magazine is very highly regarded by its readers and was voted the top membership benefit in the 2010 CII membership survey. The re-launched Journal is a contemporary, fresh looking magazine with a bold, confident and authoritative voice for the professionals within the sector.

Online CPD »

Through The Faculties and Knowledge Services, CII members receive free online and digital delivery of CPD information. 

The CII provides webinars, videos, e-books, podcasts and live debates for members to use to keep their industry knowledge bang up-to-date, whatever sector you are in, and also available are the free study resources for those undertaking qualifications. 

Designations »

CII members are able to use the internationally recognised designations after their name.  These signify not only qualifications achieved, but also that members' knowledge is kept up-to-date by the CII's Continuous Professional Development requirements. Member designations show the world that you are a professional.

Faculties »

The CII has a range of specialist faculties designed to serve individual members personal career development needs. Each faculty provides a specialist forum to encourage and promote progression to qualified status and the maintenance of good practice, the highest standards of competence, expertise and professionalism for staff at all levels.

Regional CPD »

CPD is delivered on the ground and free to members, through a combination of centrally devised training, delivered locally, and through the network of 58 local institutes around the UK.  Global membership affiliations and institutes are delivering CPD around the world. 

Benefits of membership

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Members receive exclusive discounts on CII tuition, courses and exam entry.