The CME has always striven to offer industry led qualifications. For that reason, the accrediting bodies are industry-focused and are the leading body in their sector. The CME has a broad range of professional bodies represented for each of the thematic areas courses are offered in.

British Institute of Facilities Management – BIFM

BIFM is the professional body representing the interests of Facilities Management. Its function is to promote high standards, to foster responsibilities and to emphasise the responsibility of members to society, to clients and to each other as outlined in there Code of Conduct. Founded in 1993, the Institute provides information, education, training and networking services for over 12,000 members – both individual professionals and organisations.

www.bifm.org.uk

Chartered Institute of Wastes Management – CIWM

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), is the professional body which represents over 7,000 waste professionals working in the sustainable resources and wastes management sectors- predominantly in the UK and also overseas. CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working in the industry and has various grades of membership determined by education, qualification and experience.

www.ciwm.co.uk

Engineers Ireland – EI

With, almost 24,000 members from every discipline of engineering, Engineers Ireland is the voice of the engineering profession in Ireland.

They have been representing the engineering profession since 1835, making them one of the oldest and largest professional bodies in Ireland. Almost 24,000 members come from every discipline of engineering, and range from engineering students to fellows of the profession.

Engineers Ireland have built strong and mutually beneficial relationships with many Irish companies and organisations through their professional and educational initiatives. These have included continuous professional development, programme accreditation and corporate affiliation.

www.engineersireland.ie