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Associate Member – ACABE

Associate Membership Registration



Being a CABE Associate Member demonstrates a member’s level of expertise and professional competence.
Considered to be one of the preparatory routes to full chartered memberships.


Associate membership of CABE (ACABE) is a developmental grade on the pathway to becoming a fully qualified Building Engineer.


All applicants for Associate membership must have a minimum of a Level 4 qualification, as well as at least two years' relevant experience within the industry, and/or can demonstrate equivalent professional experience.


To achieve ACABE, you must show that you meet the competencies mapped out in the Building Engineer Technician Competency Framework
Please read the framework carefully to ensure this is the correct grade of membership for you.



Routes to Eligibility


  • Equivalent Membership
    Apply using your equivalent membership with a recognised organisation, your CV and verification of qualifications.
  • Academic Route
    An appropriate Level 4 qualification in the Built Environment and at least two years’ working in a relevant professional role. Apply with your CV and verification of qualifications.
  • Experience Route
    Three years' experience working in a relevant professional role is required. Apply with your CV.

  • Please ensure that you have prepared all necessary documents ready for upload prior to submitting your application.

Register for Associate Member



Associate Member Breakdown