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Benefits of RICS membership

Benefits of RICS membership

Become a Chartered SurveyorTM and join the world’s largest and most-recognised professional body for land, construction, infrastructure and property.

1. Grow a global professional network

Build credible commercial networks across the built environment. Connect with your peers around the world, and leading figures in industry, using our expanding network of events, webinars and social media channels. Our networks enable you to seek new opportunities and explore new industry trends.

Did you know: there are over 130,000 Chartered Surveyors worldwide, with over 40,000 based outside the UK.

2. Gain a professional accreditation

Demonstrate to your clients that your service delivery aligns to your brand promise through our unique market assurance proposition. Developing your expertise helps you to gain a competitive edge, as well as enhancing RICS' assurance proposition delivering confidence and trust in the market.

Did you know: that having a professional accreditation is the top reason our members value their membership.

Why do our Chartered Surveyors in Australasia value their RICS qualification?

3. Demonstrate the highest professional and ethical standards

Increase your commercial competence and capability through our professional and ethical standards. Differentiate the higher quality of your work, enabling you to build valued business relationships based on trust, honesty and integrity.

Did you know: our valuation assurance regime, consisting of standards/qualification, proactive regulation and capping of occupational liability is unique in the market.

Being introduced to RICS during my first year at university opened up the opportunity for me to complete my working placement year in Sydney in 2011 when opportunities were scarce in the UK. My placement year along with obtaining my MRICS status after university, paved the way for the career I have today. The global passport RICS offers really is invaluable.

Amanda Brown MRICS
Senior Building Consultant/Project Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

4. Enhance your skills and employability

Develop your skills and gain new global opportunities through RICS. We work with employers to help them attract, retain and develop high-performing teams – build your professional capability by becoming Chartered.

Did you know: 72% of members in Asia Pacific consider career advancement as a main RICS benefit.

Be part of a global network

With more than 130,000 RICS members around the world and offices covering the major political and financial centres, our market presence puts you at the forefront of the profession and at the heart of international policy.

5. Broaden your horizons and increase your capability

Increase your commercial competence and capability through our market insight and best practice information. Across all surveying disciplines, our events, journals, magazines and email updates ensure that you're at the forefront of the industry with leading thinking.

Did you know: our market survey data is used by RBNZ and RBA as insight for their deliberations around monetary policy.

I value my RICS qualification highly. It brings with it a degree of trust and an acknowledgement that I work within the highest ethical standards.

Simon Chatwin FRICS
Hub Commercial Director, Laing O’Rourke

Membership enquiries

If you have any questions about joining RICS or our qualifications, please call +1 300 737 657 (Australia) +0 800 651 562 (New Zealand) or complete our membership enquiries form.

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