All members of the construction management team are welcomed and range from students to managing directors, site supervisors to senior project managers, engineers of all persuasions, educationalists and trainers to all surveyors, artisans to designers, demolition engineers to planners etc.
The earliest record of an organisation representing construction site supervisors and now part of the Institute of Construction Management is that of the London Provident Association of Builders Foremen and Clerks of Works, founded in 1842.
Their prime objectives were to improve the knowledge and status of their members and to provide pensions and other financial aid for those with poor health etc. (This being before the days of national financial assistance).
Although some records were lost during enemy action in World War 2, it is known that the National Federation of Builders Foremen and Clerks of Works was formed in 1920, from a group of local Associations including those from Birmingham, Bristol, Sheffield, London and the London Provident.Read More
The process for joining the Institute is relatively simple and follows the course outlined below:-
We operate an open door policy that offers a place for everyone in the profession to one of 5 main grades of membership, namely:-
Progression through the grades is dependent upon meeting the requirements of the next grade and satisfying the Executive Council of the Institute.
For those reaching retirement age, a concessionary Retirement grade is available with Life membership automatically awarded to members over 80 years of age, with free membership thereafter.
The Institute was previously organised into 6 UK regions in pre-pandemic times [see list below] but, until the industry has readjusted to new ways of working and the immense cultural changes necessary across the UK , the Institute will operate as a consolidated sharing single national membership body bringing ALL UK regions together for at least 2022 and possible 2023 to allow for the UK central government to enact the new Building Safety Bill and its associated statutory regulation and administration of the statutory dutyholders roles and responsibilities ...
The Institute maintains an overseas secretariat covering 14 countries worldwide.