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Licentiate Grade

The work of CIBSE Licentiate is characterised by involvement in applying proven techniques and procedures to the solution of practical engineering problems.  You may:

  • have supervisory or technical responsibility
  • apply creative aptitudes and skills within defined fields of technology.

Eligibility for Licentiate member requires you to contribute to the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, operation or maintenance of products, equipment, processes or services. You are required to apply safe systems of work.This grade is achievable if you can demonstrate that you have the required professional experience and competence for Licentiate of CIBSE.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year, however, there are set panel dates where applications go to be reviewed. For the next panel date available please contact the Membership Team.

Factsheets and Application Forms


ASHRAE members who hold professional engineering designations can now apply for Licentiate of CIBSE via an accelerated route. Likewise, CIBSE members can fast-track into ASHRAE membership without undergoing ASHRAE's admissions and advancement review. More information is available here: CIBSE/ASHRAE Route.