Why become Chartered with the CIPP

Benefits of Chartered membership

The benefits of Chartered membership are wide-ranging and include:

  • Use of designatory letters to show your Chartered membership
  • Listed as a Chartered member on the CIPP website
  • Exclusive Chartered member events
  • Opportunity to give back to the profession by speaking at events
  • On occasion, be able to contribute to CIPP owned projects
  • Pose questions to the editor of Professional magazine on the monthly topic
  • Be part of the assessment panels for new Chartered member applications
  • Recognition of your extensive experience within the profession
  • Use of the CIPP Chartered member digital badge for your email signature and your LinkedIn profile

Criteria for Chartered membership

New for 2021 – experience route

There are now two routes for applications;  via qualifications or experience.

Experience

Should you wish to apply via the experience route, you will be required to demonstrate your technical competence and extensive experience in three of the five competency areas listed below:

Technical assessment (payroll)

  • Managing payroll information systems
  • Managing payroll staff
  • Managing the payroll
  • Producing the payroll – mandatory
  • Supporting the organisation

Technical assessment (pensions)

  • Administering pensions - mandatory
  • Managing pensions information systems
  • Managing the pensions function
  • Managing the pensions staff
  • Supporting the organisation

Qualified

Should you wish to apply via the qualifications route, you will need to be able to evidence one of the qualifications below:

CIPP qualifications satisfying the criteria:

  • Advanced Diploma in Payroll Management
  • BA (Hons) in Applied Business and Management (CIPP)
  • Diploma in Payroll Management
  • Diploma in Pensions Management
  • Foundation Degree in Payroll Management
  • Foundation Degree in Pensions Management
  • MSc in Business and Reward Management
  • MSc in Payroll and Business Management
  • MSc in Payroll Management

External qualifications satisfying the criteria:

  • CIPD level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • CIPD level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Payroll Alliance Advanced Diploma in Payroll Management (level 5)
  • PMI Diploma in Retirement Provision
  • The Learn Centre – Pearson Edexcel BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Payroll Management

You will be required to demonstrate your technical competence and extensive experience in two of the five competency areas:

Technical assessment (payroll)

  • Managing payroll information systems
  • Managing payroll staff
  • Managing the payroll
  • Producing the payroll
  • Supporting the organisation

Technical assessment (pensions)

  • Administering pensions
  • Managing pensions information systems
  • Managing the pensions function
  • Managing the pensions staff
  • Supporting the organisation

You will also need to evidence extensive experience in business and management in the following competencies:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Customer (stakeholder) focus
  • Results delivery