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Welcome to Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Omnia metimur quae videmus: Our motto

(We measure all that we see)

The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) is the leading international professional body for specialists in geospatial engineering and commercial management in infrastructure. CICES membership demonstrates that individuals are competent in their field and committed to continuing professional development.

Within the two fields of geospatial engineering and commercial management, members can specialise in land and engineering surveying; hydrographic surveying; photogrammetry and remote sensing; GIS; utilities and subsurface mapping; quantity surveying; estimating; planning; cost engineering; procurement engineering; project management; and construction law.

CICES has expert panels to liaise and collaborate with industry, academia, government and other professional bodies. It has members worldwide, with active regions including in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong, UAE, Americas, Australia and Macau.

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'Adding value through collaboration' - meet Batsetswe Motsumi, CICES president 2023-2024.


Please use this page to decide which grade of membership, specialism and route to membership you wish to take and are eligible for.

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Development Schemes

An Approved Development Scheme (ADS) is an agreement between a company and CICES that defines the training and development.

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Accreditation of courses by CICES is a mark of assurance that the programmes meet standards set by industry.

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Professional Registration

Becoming a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer will ensure you gain recognition as a professional in your discipline.

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CICES has regions across the globe making it easier for members to network.

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NEC Register

A register of individuals who have successfully completed the BK SURCO Certified NEC Professional training course, which is approved by CICES.

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