How to apply for Chartered Scientist

Chartered Scientist is a recognition which requires demonstrating sufficient experience against 5 areas of different competencies. If you are not a member yet, check you eligibility and apply here. Our online tool will guide you step by step through the following requirements:

  • Competence report (plus link to the guidance)
  • CV or linkedin profile
  • Names of two referees
  • Copy of qualification

If you are already a member please contact us directly for assistance.

Current membership and registration fees

How will my application be assessed?

Your application will be assessed by our Membership Assessment Panel (MAP). The Panel are all experienced food professionals who will be looking for you to draw on your direct experience to provide clear evidence that you have required the knowledge and skills not only to do your job, but that you are able to go beyond the basic requirements and use your initiative and experience to find solutions and make improvements. 

The Panel may ask you to re-submit your comptence report related to specific aspects of your application. 

Where to send your portfolio

Return your application to the Membership team.

For further information

Should you have any questions or need assistance in completing your application, please contact us.