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CPD Accreditation
University Accreditation
Professional Development Schemes

CIWEM accredits a wide variety of educational activities that are identifiable to Water Environment professionals as high quality and relevant to the current professional standards within the industry.

Benefits of CPD Accreditation:

  • Increase your reputation as a leading training provider through use of the CIWEM Accredited logo.
  • Draw on our educational expertise and receive free advice on the latest industry requirements and regulations to enhance your CPD content.
  • Market to our growing membership base of a wide range of Water Environment professionals.

For more information on how to apply for CIWEM Accreditation please email

European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference & Exhibition 

13-14 November 2018, The Royal Armouries, Leeds.

Europe’s leading conference for the biosolids and organic resources industries. The European Biosolids and Organic Resources Conference returns to The Royal Armouries in Leeds on 13-14th November, with a jam-packed programme showcasing the latest innovations, best practice, cutting-edge technology and research in the waste water and resource management sectors.

The full programme is available to view at

2018 Key Themes

  • Advances in Anaerobic Digestion
  • Circular Economy
  • Pre/Post Treatment and Thickening/Dewatering
  • Landbank Security
  • Modelling and Software Developments
  • Biogas and Energy Management

Why Attend?

  • Get insights from industry experts with 60+ technical presentations delivered over 2 days
  • Network with over 250 attendees from around the world
  • Take part in two site visits to see Anglian Water’s HPH process and AB Agri’s AD gas-to-grid plant
  • Access the exhibition of 30 companies showcasing the latest technologies on the market
  • Socialise and network with fellow delegates and colleagues at the every-popular conference dinner.

If interested, please email or call on +44 (0)1924 257891

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Educational programs which have been professionally accredited have had their curriculum and facilities subjected to a demanding evaluation against external standards commonly held by the profession concerned. The current accredited courses are listed below.

CIWEM will accredit academic courses to meet the educational requirements for membership of the Institution at appropriate grades, provided that:

  • The academic content of the course(s) relate to the disciplines of the water and environmental management professions as specified in the Institution’s Charter and Bye-Laws, and, if appropriate;
  • The course(s) meet the criteria and standards of the relevant Registration Authority, e.g. the Science Council and Society for the Environment.

Please note: CIWEM is not licensed to accredit academic courses on behalf of the Engineering Council in support of UKSPEC. If an institution is interested in arranging an accreditation visit in order to achieve this, and does not have links with other licensed professional engineering institutions, they should please contact the Engineering Council for advice: Neela Lubojacky (Accreditation Executive, Engineering Council).

For more information on how to apply for CIWEM Accreditation please email

A CIWEM Accredited Professional Development Scheme ensures a streamlined route for companies to their employees provide a streamlined, quality assured route towards Professional Recognition.

Benefits of a CIWEM Accredited Professional Development Scheme:

  • Enhances your reputation as an employer and aids the recruitment of graduates and Water Environment professionals.
  • Provides a structured, streamlined route for the development of staff towards our 4 Chartered statuses.
  • Develops staff through a structured training scheme which enables employees to realise their full potential.

For more information about how to get your company scheme accredited or how to join one of the schemes, please call 0207 831 3110 or email

Become a Member

Whether you are studying, actively looking to progress your career, or already extensively experienced, our membership will add value and recognition to your achievements. We can actively help you progress throughout your career.

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We organise a wide portfolio of UK and international thought leading events, providing an industry recognised forum for debate, CPD and sector networking. These events also support our policy work and inform key initiatives.

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